Month: September 2017

1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Toy Height: 8–11 inches Weight: 4–15 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–15 years or longer The Japanese chin is a small, dainty dog with a flat face. The breed was previously known as the Japanese spaniel. Their protruding eyes are set far apart and are dark with white inner corners. Their small, v-shaped ears
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Manny the Frenchie, the black-and-white bulldog with more than 1 million followers on Instagram, knows his success is built on the love of others. That’s why he has dedicated his life to being a ‘philanthropup’: using his impressive social media reach, Manny encourages fans to help the animals out there who aren’t as lucky as he
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After one month of scraping by among the unforgiving terrain of Colorado’s Mount Bross, Chloe is overjoyed to be back in the warm embrace of her family. According to The Denver Post, Larry Osborne’s 14-year-old Lab/pit bull mix went missing in the small town of Alma, Colorado, on Mount Bross. The peak is one of
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A big top pops up in a Chicago park. Following dazzling performances by acrobats and artists, it’s time for the main event. No, it’s not lions, tigers or elephants: it’s rescue dogs. Chicago’s Midnight Circus in the Parks, which started in 2006 as a way to raise money for the city’s parks department, is the
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Don’t try to feed your inappetent pet junky foods that may exacerbate any underlying conditions. By: Timothy Krause It’s a pretty common happening. When the Labrador who lives to eat ignores deliciously tempting treats he’d normally raid your pocket for, then you know something is wrong. But if this happens to your pet, what
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The makers of the Aquarium Backpack describe it as “self-cleaning.” By: uvproductionhouse You’ve probably never thought about carrying your pet fish with you on the go — but someone has. Behold the Aquarium Backpack, which sells for $500 on Etsy and comes complete with plants, rocks, snails and, of course, goldfish. The handmade bag is transparent so everyone
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As assistance animals and animal-assisted therapy become increasingly popular and visible in our communities, these amazing and helpful pets are spreading their wings, paws and hooves into new therapeutic modalities. One example is the use of these loving agents of comfort in the treatment of patients battling eating disorders. Shannon Kopp, author of Pound for
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A kayaker made a shocking discovery in a river in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, on Sept. 24. CBS News reports that the heroic boating enthusiast found a tied-up grain bag containing six newborn puppies dumped in the water near River Road. Uxbridge Animal Control responded to the call for help and the puppies are now in its
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Pet obesity is a big problem. Well-meaning owners across the country often show their love for their pets through food, leaving countless animals overweight with numerous health risks. Animal Planet’s My Big Fat Pet Makeover is here to help. The new show, which premieres Sept. 30, helps obese pets slim down and helps owners banish
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Who could resist a duck waddle? By: Derrick Coetzee Okay, admit it — how many of you have always wanted a duck for a pet? Look how adorable they are! Their little waddles, mighty quacks and cute little faces all shout, “Please take me home!” I’m guilty of feeding the ducks at various ponds,
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