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This dog just went for $2 million at a Chinese pet fair

A Tibetan Mastiff — an ancient breed of dog that looks more lion than canine — just went for nearly $2 million at a Chinese “luxury pet fair” in the eastern province of Zhejiang, Agence France-Presse reports.<p>More expensive than the 2011 sale of a red mastiff named Big Splash, which cost $1.6 …

Poisoning Our Pets

The antidepressant Venlafaxine(sold under the brand name Effexor) is a pharmaceutical success story; in a single year, U.S. doctors prescribed it …

Outrageous Ways We Pamper Our Pets

Most folks won’t invest thousands of dollars in a hound unless they expect a payoff when it crosses the finish line. But some owners routinely pamper their pets in exotic, even outrageous, ways—spending high prices to assure their animals want for nothing in life… or in death.<p><b>Physical Therapy.</b> …

Animal Behaviorist: We'll Soon Have Devices That Let Us Talk With Our Pets

We're fast approaching the point, says Con Slobodchikoff, when computers will help to mediate our communications with animals.<p>To arrive at those findings, Slobodchikoff relied on statistical analyses of the alarm calls produced by one particular species, the Gunnison's prairie dog. He …

Pet Madness Day 9: The Elite 8

(Image credit: Source)<p>This competition is getting fierce — and by fierce we mean cuddly and adorable. Four cats and four dogs remain, but only one …

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Pet Owner Adds Giant Elevated Cat Walk Outside House

This is the massive cat-walk some pet owner built for their cats around the outside of their house. Cats love being outside. They can also stare at a …

Send Us Photos of Your Office Pet

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you part of a company that allows pets or has its own office dog? Perhaps your home office has a furry assistant (like Omar the Pug, pictured above on a conference call at Martin-Lauer Associates in Baltimore, while his boss naps).<p>We …

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30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …