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 Helping Your 'Good Old Dog' Navigate Aging
Helping Your 'Good Old Dog' Navigate Aging
As dogs age, taking care of them becomes more difficult. Owners of aging dogs often struggle with their pets' dementia and incontinence — as well as navigating through the maze of end-of-life care decisions.

A good article on what to consider with your old pal. picked by bingo 11 months ago
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 Pictured: The world's fattest pets
Pictured: The world's fattest pets
They say dogs are like their owners.

Well if these pictures of the world's fattest pets are anything to go by, there must be some obese dogs-lovers out there, as well as cat and guinea pig owners. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Cats and dogs are supposed to fight like… well, cats and dogs. So what makes Leo and Yoko so different?
Cats and dogs are supposed to fight like… well, cats and dogs. So what makes Leo and Yoko so different?
For most dogs, it would be temptation beyond endurance. But for Yoko the labrador, being teased by a cat is all in a day's work. Sixteen-month-old Yoko is a pupil at the Guide Dogs charity's training school, where Leo the tabby is a key member of staff. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Pet Millionaires: Seven Cats and Dogs Who Are Actually Richer than You*
Pet Millionaires: Seven Cats and Dogs Who Are Actually Richer than You*
Sure, there will always be people who have more money than you, but did you realize that some pets do, too? Here are seven dogs and seven cats that have money to burn!

*Lots richer picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 15 Unique Breeds of Dogs
15 Unique Breeds of Dogs
There are scores of dog breeds - from hairless to long-haired and wire-haired, toy dogs, companionship and ornamental dogs, sporting dogs, herding and flocking dogs and many others. Here are some distinct breeds of dogs. picked by cactushair 3 years ago
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 Foods to Avoid Feeding your Dogs (and pets in general).
Foods to Avoid Feeding your Dogs (and pets in general).
There was a really great complete list of bad foods posted on the internet awhile ago. haven't been able to find it in my recent searches, though. this list here is rather basic, but still surprising for the people who had never thought to think certain foods other than chocolate could be bad for their pets. definitely worth reading through. picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 10 Hot Products to Keep Your Pet Cool
10 Hot Products to Keep Your Pet Cool
Pets love to be outdoors in any season, but summers are especially dangerous times for them. Here are ten innovative pet products to keep your pets cool during the dog days of summer: picked by ordinarychick 4 years ago
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 Scientists stop the aging process
Scientists stop the aging process
Scientists have stopped the aging process in an entire organ for the first time, a study released today says. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Dogs waiting for their owners
Dogs waiting for their owners
The pictures were taken in and around my Brooklyn neighborhood beginning in the spring of 2007. I had started to notice dogs waiting for their owners to come out of coffee shops and delis. picked by Bornbad 3 years ago
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 Animal attachments: a helping hand for injured pets
Animal attachments: a helping hand for injured pets
Plenty of injured animals and pets have received a helping hand from human invention. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Aging Might Be Reversible
Aging Might Be Reversible
MIT Researcher David Sinclair believes that not only has he isolated the cause of aging, but that also that there may be ways to slow and even reverse its effects picked by pocksucket 3 years ago
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 Aging May Be Controlled by Brake and Accelerator Genes
Aging May Be Controlled by Brake and Accelerator Genes
Can we tweak certain genes to stave off the aging process—or, conversely, to speed it up? New research indicates that it may one day be possible. picked by bernardblack 3 years ago
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 Owners give up dogs because 'it doesn't match the sofa'
Owners give up dogs because 'it doesn't match the sofa'
Being the wrong colour to match a sofa and even having eyes "like David Bowie" rank among some of the excuses given by dog owners for abandoning their pets, according to a leading animal charity.

Here is the top 10 list of most irresponsible reasons for abandoning a dog. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 L.A. pets must be spayed or neutered
L.A. pets must be spayed or neutered
New law requires dogs, cats to be sterilized before reaching 4 months old picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 Creepy countdown clock gets death-row dogs out of shelters
Creepy countdown clock gets death-row dogs out of shelters
Some of the dogs in shelters across the country slated for death have their fate posted on a website that aims to save their lives by offering them for adoption. A countdown clock on each page shows the days, or hours, until the animal is destroyed. picked by mitzuzake 4 years ago
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 Hair of the dog: Animal lovers turn dead pets' coats into woolly jumpers
Hair of the dog: Animal lovers turn dead pets' coats into woolly jumpers
When dog lovers Beth and Brian Willis's beloved pets died they found a way to remember them that left them feeling warm all over. They combed their carpets for hair left by their pedigree pets then had it spun into yarn, which Beth knitted into his 'n' hers winter warmers. And twelve years later, their hair of the dog memorials are still in use. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 How to hug a baby - A guide for ambitious dogs.
How to hug a baby - A guide for ambitious dogs.
5 Tips for camping with dogs. Campgrounds are one of the last few vacation places that still allow dogs.
So, why not, bring her along, let her frolic under the sun, swim in the pond, roll in the grass… picked by myrthachang 4 years ago
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 Michael Vick's Dogs
Michael Vick's Dogs
The 10 dogs that Michael Vick owned prior to his arrest for being subhuman scum* were not, as one might fear, destroyed or kept for the rest of their days in a soulless canine institution but given away, for free, to people made of care and not hate. This is a gallery of photos of the dogs in their new homes. Backs up the adage that there are no bad dogs, only bad owners. *May not have been t... read full post picked by pocksucket 3 years ago
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 Like Owner, Like Dog: One Third Of US Dogs Are Obese, Cats Also Suffer
Like Owner, Like Dog: One Third Of US Dogs Are Obese, Cats Also Suffer
Obesity in pets mirrors that of humans, as do the reasons -- decreased physical activity, age, and an increased caloric intake, even genetic predisposition. Like humans, there are also many health problems associated with being obese, such as diabetes mellitus. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 A love motel in Soa Paulo has opened for amorous dogs
A love motel in Soa Paulo has opened for amorous dogs
A love motel in Soa Paulo has opened for amorous dogs. The love motel offers decorated rooms for dogs of pet owners who are concerned for their animal's needs. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Interactive Toys for Pets
Interactive Toys for Pets
A list of interactive toys for cats, dogs, birds, ferrets and horses. With pictures. picked by kamaloo 4 years ago
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