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Couple Accused of Kicking Out Five Adopted Children after Winning Home Makeover

A couple from Charlotte, North Carolina, has recently been accused of kicking out five of their seven adopted children soon after winning a home …

50 Christmas Cookies You Don't Even Need an Oven to Bake

Your secret's safe with us!<p>What's guaranteed to be the hit of your holiday buffet but hardly requires any effort? These festive, impressive-looking treats. (Your secret's safe with us!)

Want a pet in your wedding? This company is here to help

Anna and Aaron Shoopak knew their 10-year-old dog, Brandy, would be part of their wedding. The only question was if she'd be the ring bearer or a flower girl.<p>"She's a part of us. She's a part of our family," Anna Shoopak, a 29-year-old dentist, told TODAY. (Her now-husband is a 29-year-old …

11 On-Demand Music Streaming Services Compared

There’s no shortage of apps to help you discover new music. Some are slaves to algorithms, some depend on human-curation, while some combine the best of both worlds. There’s been a flurry of activity in the music-streaming space of late, with seemingly every company wanting a piece of the …

Pets and their run-ins with objects – your pictures

You submitted over 250 pictures of your pets and their run-ins with everyday objects, via GuardianWitness. Here is a selection of some of our favourites.<p>Why not submit photos and videos of your pets showcasing their talents in our new assignment?

Reuse Pet Food Bags to Make a Tote Bag

01 of 06<p>What You Need to Make a Tote Bag From a Feed Bag<p>If you buy large bags of pet food, Rock salt or many other items at the grocery store, you …

Pet Diaries: The Blind Dog That Taught Me to Live Life One Small Step at a Time

<i>Introducing</i> <i>Pet Diaries</i><i>: Life lessons learned from our pets. This 9-part series is brought to you by GOOD, in partnership with</i> <i>Purina ONE®</i><i>, and</i> …

Pets dressed up as famous people

Dame Edna Everage looking anything but average, Michael Jackson small and sensitive? It all seems rather fitting, really. As does the rest of this …

Totally Awkward Family Pet Photos

Families showcase their very special (and strange) bond with their animals in these funny pet pictures.<p>They really, really worship their …

10 Heartwarming Photos Capture The Bond Between Homeless Individuals And Their Pets

Norah Levine is a pet photographer, so, not all too surprisingly, she has a soft spot for that special bond between a person and his or her furry companion.<p>But Levine's series "Lifelines" adds a poignant twist to the internet's omnipresent trend of cuddly pet photos. The works capture the often …

Grain-Free Pet Food Trend a Hoax?

Today I started thinking about the grain-free pet food trend that is currently in vogue. First, I wondered how this craze evolved. I know it definitely did not originate in the professional veterinary community. I speculate that this movement was triggered in part by a pet food company's …

5 DIYs Your Pets Will Love

01 of 05<p>Ever wanted to dress up your pet, well now you can with this cute DIY bow tie. To make an adorable bow tie for your pet you’ll need to cut …

Five Minutes Into Vita Pets, And I'm Already Creeped Out

When Sony announced <i>PlayStation Vita Pets</i> last August, I was sure a talking puppy video game was all I ever wanted. Now that I've got my paws on the …

Why Don't People Adopt Black Pets?

Older cats and dogs don’t get adopted as readily as young animals. Big dogs don’t get adopted as easily as small dogs. We can figure out why. But why …

Sorry, Pet Lovers, But It's Time To Stop Sharing The Bed

MINNEAPOLIS -- Sorry, pet lovers: Sharing a bed with a furry friend is officially bad for your sleep.<p>Among pet owners who slept with their four-legged companions, 30 percent reported waking up because of their pets at least once a night, according to new research. Of those pet owners who shared a …

Why Some States Won’t Let You Have a Pet Hedgehog

Marina Koren<p>June 5, 2014, 1 a.m.<p>On pa­per, hedge­hogs sound like great pets.<p>The quilly an­im­als re­quire less main­ten­ance than cats and dogs. …

When Pets Don't Get Enough of the Right Kind of Protein

A heartbreaking case at an animal hospital in North Melbourne, Australia offers another opportunity to warn pet owners about the dangers of feeding biologically-inappropriate diets to cats and dogs.<p>According to the <i>Herald Sun</i>, this is a clear-cut case of <i>"people 'forcing ideologies' on their</b> …

7 of the Cutest Chubby Pets

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Not getting enough sleep? Blame your pet

More than half of the patients seeking consultations at the Mayo Clinic's Sleep Disorders Center are pet owners whose sleep is disturbed by their …

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Adorable Pets Posing With Portraits Of Themselves

There are plenty of bad ways to show your love for your pet- start dressing them up to look like you, take them everywhere you go and treat them like …

Decoding Your Date's "PET-sonality"

Recently, Match and PetSmart Charities teamed up to reveal what pet-loving singles want when searching for a two-legged companion. With over 80 percent of Match singles identified as pet lovers, "Truth about Pets and Dating" survey of 1,000 singles helps connect the dots between dating and pets to …

Pets and their favourite toys: readers' pictures and videos

We asked you to show us the toys that your pets love to play with. We received so many fantastic contributions, but the lucky pets to get a copy of Tom Cox’s ‘The Good, The Bad and The Furry: Life with the World’s Most Melancholy Cat and Other Whiskery Friends’ are Lola, Jake, Jasmine, Ollie and …

School Aide Tricked 4th Graders into Eating Pet Treats

An aide at a Pennsylvania school has been put on leave for giving fourth graders pet treats and saying they were cookies, the Associated Press …

How much would you spend to save your pet?

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Marion Asnes’ beloved cat, Herman, was injured by a coyote, she had to make one of life’s gut-wrenching decisions.<p>A child plays with a dog while they enjoy the fountain at Washington Square during a warm day in New York May 30, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz<p>After the …

Pet ate your iPhone? Licked your laptop? You're not alone, survey shows

About 1 in 10 U.S. pet owners have had their Fido or Fifi damage one of their electronic gadgets, according to a new survey.<p>The animals’ favorite chew toy: power cords, according to San Francisco-based SquareTrade, which sells extended warranties for laptops, tablets, mobile devices and other …

Should keeping monkeys as pets be banned?

My verdict<p>Should keeping monkeys as pets be banned? My feeling is yes.<p>There is a really simple test that can be applied to practices that create animal welfare issues. Simply ask: <b>does it fulfil a human need that justifies suffering?</b> This should not be taken to mean that anything we require can …

Why Pets Actually Make Us Better People

At some point, a pet snuggled, wiggled, slithered, flapped or bubbled its way into all of our hearts - and we were all better for it. In moments large and small, pets inspire us to enjoy life's simple pleasures, to be more forgiving, to love unconditionally, and to remember what's important.<p>There …

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