Eiljah Antwi

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20 pets rescued from Pacific Grove hoarder home

Animal welfare workers in Pacific Grove rescued 20 dogs and cats Wednesday from a animal hoarder home that was dangerously cluttered and covered with feces and urine, officials said.<p>Firefighters, police officers and county animal workers found 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats living in piles of …

7 Ways Pets Improve Your Health

When you come home to a purr or wagging tail at the end of a stressful day, the sudden wave of calm you feel isn’t just your imagination. Research …

Bushes mourn death of pet dog

Former President George W. Bush released a statement Saturday mourning the death of Miss Beazley, a pet dog from their years in the White House.<p>The Scottish terrier died Saturday at the age of 9 after battling lymphoma.<p>( QUIZ: Pair the pet with the president)<p>“She was a source of joy during our time …

More Dogs Sick From Imported Pet Treats From China

On Friday, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released its latest update on the number of pet illnesses associated with imported pet treats from …

Why Birds Make Better Pets than Cats and Dogs

01 of 05<p>You don't have to take a bird for walks.<p>Anyone who has ever owned a dog knows that it's not always convenient to take them outside to go …

Are your pets lonely? Sign them up for SmellMe, China’s pet-only social network

National Pet Month: How to Fly With Your Pet

Forget snuggling up to your significant other; this month is all about your other "other" -- the one that is most likely covered in fur. In honor of National Pet Month, it seems only fitting to share our thoughts on how best to take to the skies with a canine companion or feline friend.<p><b>Put Your</b> …

Alfalfa: Does It Belong in Pet Food?

Alfalfa is an ingredient in many commercially-available dog and cat foods, and consumers are beginning to ask whether this forage really belongs in their pet's diet.<p>Before I discuss the suitability of alfalfa for dogs and cats, let's take a quick look at the nature of this plant.<p><b>Alfalfa 101</b><p>Alfalfa, …

What Dog Owners Need to Know About China's Pet Jerky Treats

With more than 1,000 canine deaths reported in connection with Chinese jerky treats and Petco’s decision to withdraw all pet treats made in China …

SmellMe: a Chinese social network for pets

There's a lot of fun to be had by mixing animals and technology, but we're not entirely convinced that a social network would ever catch on -- after all, pets can't even read, let alone write their own status updates.<p>But that certainly hasn't stopped people from trying, with apps such as …

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Recruiter pet peeves

Understanding what recruiters want is a challenge for all job seekers. Recognizing recruiters are often the gatekeepers between you and the job, …

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Esther The Wonder Pig Is A 500-Pound House Pet, And So Much More

Derek Walter and Steve Jenkins used to have fairly ordinary lives before a 530-pound pig named Esther moved into their house.<p>Walter is a real estate agent and bagpipe player; Jenkins is a professional magician. They're in the suburbs about 45 minutes outside Toronto, living in a 1,000-square foot …

5 Tips for Introducing Kids to a New Pet

You loved having a pet growing up, but now that you’re raising little ones, you wonder if they're old enough—and if the time is right to add a pet to …

Find my dog: Whistle bringing GPS to next-gen pet wearable

Whistle, a leading maker of wearable activity monitors for our canine companions, is bringing GPS to its next generation device. This will allow pet owners to now track the location of their dog on top of the same tracking capabilities one can expect from human-worn wearables like FitBit and …

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Petco Pulls Jerky Treats from Shelves After Reports of Pets Dying

More than 1,000 dogs have reportedly died after ingesting tainted treats, and thousands more pets have become sick.<p><b>By SHANNON ANTINORI</b><p>Petco is in the …

Lost a furry friend? PetMatch helps grieving pet owners find lookalikes to adopt

Still reeling from the loss of your beloved tiger cat Meow Man? Are you considering extreme alternatives like taxidermy and cloning, so that your …

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Laurel Braitman Reads Pets' Minds

Senior TED fellow and science historian Laurel Braitman delivered one of the most engaging talks at TED's 2014 conference. Her topic? Animal psychology and the emotional spectrum of pets. Braitman has studied the history of science for years—most recently as a PhD student at MIT—and through that …

10 things your pets won’t tell you

1. You’ll spend a small fortune on me<p>May marks National Pet Month, and it’s easy to see why consumers dedicate an entire month to their furry …

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Dog eating the grass? 6 ways to pet proof your lawn and garden

We have all been there: You spent hours planting a flower bed or manicuring the lawn, only to have the family pet wreak havoc on the whole thing. Sharing a yard with a dog or cat does have its challenges, but with a little careful planning, you can create an outdoor space that both humans and …

Petco Pulls Jerky Treats from Shelves After Reports of Pets Dying

More than 1,000 dogs have reportedly died after ingesting tainted treats, and thousands more pets have become sick.<p>Petco this week was in the process …

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 …

Top UK university pledges reform to ‘change the culture’ of its animal research

[Update 3 February: the article was updated with Michelle Thew’s comments.]<p>One of the UK’s leading universities today outlined a “wholesale reform” …