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Walmart's CEO Made a Huge Announcement That Will Completely Change How You View Walmart | Inc.com

Walmart just announced its most recent earnings report, and the results have people talking.<p>For one thing, comparable sales at Walmart's U.S. stores grew by 4.5%--its strongest growth in more than a decade. But it's another statistic that's even most impressive:<p>Walmart's U.S. e-commerce business …

eCommerce

10 Pet Safety Tips For When Your Dog is Home Alone

By Teresa Traverse<p>Pet parents always tend to worry about something happening to their dog while they are away. Dog safety is at the forefront of …

Pets

This Is What Your Brain and Body Do When You Hang Out With Animals

Here’s everything we know about how pets affect your mood.<p>Most people adopting a dog expect furry affection and bright-eyed companionship. Ingrid Pipes is looking for that and something a step above.<p>Pipes, a 27-year-old copywriter in Pittsburgh, and her husband recently adopted Hudson, a miniature …

Pets

‘Pick of the Litter’ Dog-umentary Follows Guide Dogs in the Making

<b>Pick of the Litter</b> follows a litter of puppies from birth through their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. Along the way, these remarkable …

Pets

Pet of the week: Howie

Howie is an 8-year-old red Australian cattle dog available for adoption through Help for Homeless Pets. This playful dog is full of energy. He came …

Pets

Two Labradors receive gallantry honours for sniffing out bombs, saving lives

A pair of Labradors trained in sniffing out explosives and landmines have won the Chief of Army Staff’s commendation card this Independence Day for …

The shaky world of coffee maker startups

Coffee

Are We Loving Shelter Dogs to Death?

LOS ANGELES — On the night of Aug. 6, someone tossed a 5-year-old black pit bull from a car onto a South Los Angeles street corner, where she lay unable to move. A nearby resident found her and called Ghetto Rescue Foundation, a nonprofit active in the city’s low-income communities, and a volunteer …

Pets

Corgi Adopts Kitten With Matching Fur After Losing Puppies in C-Section

A corgi who lost her seven puppies in an emergency C-section is now raising a tiny kitten. Irma the dog's mood was dramatically different after her …

Puppies

The Dog Flu Is Spreading Across the Country for the First Time In Years

Here are the symptoms every pet owner needs to watch out for.<p>This year, the flu has certainly taken its toll. The virus rapidly spread across the country and grew to epidemic levels, killing several young and healthy people along the way. And now there's even more bad news: The flu is affecting …

Pets

Dog Behavior: Why Do Dogs Kick Their Feet After Pooping?

One of my favorite parts of being a veterinarian is hearing and seeing all the funny and quirky things that pets do. Many times, pet parents want to …

Dogs

Inseparable rescue Huskies find forever home together

Earlier this summer, two Huskies called Lexi and Loki came into Dogs Trust Snetterton Rehoming Centre. Six-year lovely lady Lexi and three-year …

An analysis of the best and worst ways to make coffee

When I first started drinking coffee regularly in my mid-twenties while living in Seattle, I was too intimidated by all of the beakers and steaming …

Coffee

The 5 Habits of Good Dog Parents

There’s no rule book, no one-size-fits-all guide to pet ownership that will guarantee you’re labeled a good dog parent. But, there are 5 habits all …

You Can Adopt Dogs That Failed Their Government Training For Being Too Nice

All dogs are good dogs, but not all of them have the right disposition to do important jobs, and some pups never graduate from their service …

PDEA dogs find their forever homes

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 17) —</b> Remember the adorable narcotics-sniffing dogs of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) that were …

Pets

Best pod coffee machines

What’s not to love about pod coffee machines? Efficient, easy-to-clean, and above all, offering better-tasting coffee than you’re likely to get with …

How Many Times a Day Should a Dog Eat? Here Are Some Guidelines

First-time dog owners (and even experienced dog owners) have a host of decisions to make when they bring home a new dog. From what to name their …

Pets

How To Stretch & Massage Your Dog

For many of our dogs, especially as they age, joint degeneration, muscle atrophy, loss of flexibility and subsequent pain are all too common. …

Massage Therapy

3 Upscale Pet Business Ideas To Take Advantage Of Amidst The Rising Pet Industry

Here are some ideas for would-be pet-preneurs.<p>Below is a list of upscale pet business ideas. The pet business has been on an upscale trajectory for …

Pets

Listen to music composed to calm stressed-out shelter dogs

Even if you’re a longtime music fan, the name Terry Woodford might not ring a bell. But some of the artists with whom he worked as a songwriter, producer or engineer probably do: the Supremes, the Temptations and the Commodores.<p>In a music career that started in the early 1960s and spanned a …

Pets

There's a French Bulldog Cafe Popping Up in London

Time to head to London! French bulldog lovers are going to want to get in on this ASAP. You can still snag a plane ticket to the UK with plenty of …

Pugs

4 Starbucks drinks you can now make at home

Delicious coffee is a crowd favorite when it comes to morning beverages. Offering a nice jolt of energy, it’s easy to want to drop by your favorite …

Coffee

The 10 most popular dog and cat names of 2018 so far

The choices prove that pets are seen as very much part of the family<p>It can be a tricky decision, naming your new pet animal, as you want to give them …

Pets

Top 10 Toxic and Dangerous Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

As you’re eating food, is it hard for you to resist sharing with your dog? We have compiled a list of food we humans like to eat, but shouldn’t be …

Nutrition

What to Do About a Neighbor's Barking Dog

<b>Q.</b> I can't resolve a dispute with my neighbors over their barking dog. Should I hire a lawyer or a mediator?<p><b>A.</b> When deciding whether to hire a lawyer …

Mediation

Frozen Dog Treats: How to Make Pupsicles for Your Dog

Homemade frozen dog treats can come in many flavors and are a great way to help your dog beat the heat this summer.<p>With temperatures heating up …

Pets

She Had a Genius Idea: Air-Conditioned Doghouses. Then the City Showed Up.

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. — No one was in the doghouse, not even Quigley and Snowflake, two Pomeranians on a car trip with their owners, Alan Ruta and Jennifer Wright of Cambridge, N.Y.<p>Quigley and Snowflake sniffed the doghouse — actually, there are two large, cream-colored doghouses next to the …

New York State

Stop Spoiling Emotional Support Animals For People Who Need Them

The friendly skies are about to get a lot less furry and fuzzy. This summer, several airlines including United, Delta and American began cracking down on passengers who seek to take advantage of the carriers’ loose rules regarding emotional support animals. That may frustrate the thousands of …

Mental Health

People who belong to pets are happier, healthier, more sociable and even richer

Here’s something that about 164 million Americans already know:Living with a dog or cat or both makes you feel happier, more fulfilled and even …

Pets