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neem flower

5 Things You Can Do With Neem Oil

Neem oil is one of nature’s often overlooked natural remedies, and it’s packed with natural remedy uses — and it will help keep the pests away! Neem oil is an extract from the fruit and...
dog food

Can Dogs Survive & Thrive On A Vegan Diet?

Research shows that vegetarian and vegan diets are smart choices for health-conscious humans. They also minimize harm done to animals raised as fodder for supermarkets. But can a diet that is healthy and good...
shelter dog

Open Your Heart to a Shelter Pet This Valentine’s Day

There's no better way to beat the cold than to curl up with a warm-blooded pet, and if you've been hoping to open your home to a new furry friend, there's no better time...
Pedro the cat

The things they leave behind: Thoughts on losing an animal companion

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~ Winnie the Pooh The knowing started about a week before my kitty died. The knowing comes after that disbelief stage they...
Itchy after

The Joys of Adopting a Senior Pet

November is "Adopt a Senior Pet" Month, and as anyone who has adopted an older animal can tell you, age is just a number. Furry seniors still have a lot of life—and love—left. Just...
Dog Poo Bags

A green solution for picking up dog poo

It's frustrating to walk down the street and see plastic bags filled with dog poo and left on the grass. People who pick up after their dog, but fail to dispose of their poop...
Dog in Pool

Easy tips to help pets, wildlife survive the heat

As humans retreat to our air-conditioned malls, movie theaters and homes, many pets and wildlife are stuck outside dealing with the most intense heat wave in the country since the 1930s Dust Bowl era...

Stop landlords from requiring declawing or debarking

The dog and cat anti-mutilation bill is back, despite already being terminated once before by the Governator in 2010. California SB 1229 would prohibit landlords from requiring a tenant or a potential tenant to...
Military German Shepherd

Man’s best friend: canine or equipment?

Although Cpl. Dustin Lee died from his injuries in Iraq, while he lie wounded in the dust after the insurgent rocket attack that later took his life, his shrapnel-filled equipment managed to drag itself...
exotic pet trade

Feathers, fur and fins: The ugly side of the exotic pet trade

Humanity has been trading animals for thousands of years. Emperors and kings demanded bizarre animals from the four corners of the globe, which started a trend that still exists today. The trade in endangered animals...

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