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11 Easy Ways To Bond With Your New Dog

Nothing beats the rush of meeting your new dog, and those first few moments you spend together as they realize you're taking them home. If you've …

Photographer Captures One In A Million Photo, Doesn’t Realize It Until He Gets Home

Sometimes in nature things happen that seem too good to be true, perfect coincidences that vividly illustrate the beauty and wonder of the world …

What's up pussycat? Kitten who has taken internet by storm thanks to her startled expression

A cat dubbed Curious Zelda is taking the internet by storm thanks to her permanently shocked expression.<p>The rescue kitten - who lives with owner Matt …

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It Turns Out Dogs Are Able to Appreciate Even the Smallest of Gestures

So be good, hooman.<p>As if you needed any more evidence that your four-legged friend was too good to be true, a new study has found they remember all the little things you do—even if they aren't directly involved.<p>New research has revealed that "dogs have episodic-like memory and are able to observe …

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Want Your Kids to Be More Caring, Responsible, and Independent? Science Says Get Them This Pet | Inc.com

When I was a young kid, we had a beautiful copper-colored Irish Setter named "Shane" at home. I don't recall much about Shane except that he loved to burst out of the house and run around the neighborhood the moment he could break free.<p>But I do remember Romeo, the salt-and-pepper-furred, …

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Dogs Really Can Smell Fear, Says Study – And Then They Get Scared Too

Your emotions do affect your pet, says study.<p>Any dog owner will tell you that their pet really does seem to understand them on a level that sometimes …

Golden Retriever Therapy Dog with Four Prosthetic Paws Can't Stop Spreading Smiles

Chi Chi, a three-and-a-half-year-old golden retriever living in Arizona, seems to be smiling in every picture.<p>“She’s just happy every day, that’s …

Photos: Four decades of William Wegman’s Weimaraners

For more than 40 years, artist William Wegman has been making portraits and videos of his beloved Weimaraner dogs, who have appeared in numerous …

Artist William Wegman and his Weimaraner muses

<b>MEGAN THOMPSON:</b><p>If you don’t immediately recognize this man walking his dogs down a New York city street you might recognize the dogs. This is William …

Meet the very good dogs who flew to Las Vegas to comfort mass shooting survivors

Not all trauma can be seen, so it takes a special kind of help in order to heal.<p>When victims of attacks like the shooting in Las Vegas are …

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These creatures are smart, playful, and incredibly alien

Tamed and Untamed.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Sy Montgomery and Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’ book</i> Tamed and Untamed: Close Encounters of the Animal Kind.<p>Everyone wanted to pet Octavia.
 And no wonder. She was beautiful, graceful, and affectionate. The fact that she was boneless, slimy, and living …

31 Facts You Never Knew About Cats

Cats, man. So good.<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

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Meet Frida the Mexican Rescue Dog Who Is Saving Lives in Natural Disasters

A labrador retriever is earning international praise for her efforts to rescue a dozen lives in various natural disasters following a pair of …

Animated map shows how cats spread across the world

You can find house cats on every continent except Antarctica. But that wasn't always the case. How did cats make it across oceans and into households worldwide?<p>The secret lies in ancient cat DNA, which a team of scientists traced back thousands of years. They report their results in a paper …

Ravens Are Ridiculously Smart, Seem To Be Able To Plan For The Future

Respect the raven.<p>The new “Planet of the Apes” movie has people imagining what an ape-ruled world with human underlings would really look like, but maybe ravens are the animals we should be keeping an eye on.<p>The dazzling intelligence of corvids — the family that includes ravens and crows — is …

Your dog can tell when someone is mean to you, and remember it, too

Man’s best friend is with us through us everything, and your dog can be a great judge of your friends. Dogs are special animals, but you probably …

The mysterious science behind lifesaving dogs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Firefighters rescuing a trapped infant inside a burning house in Baltimore, Maryland, last summer reportedly found an unbelievable sight.<p>Eight-month-old Viviana was severely burned, but alive. Inexplicably, Polo, the family dog, was found laying on top of the baby, apparently saving her …

Funeral homes turning to therapy dogs to comfort mourners

As a funeral home director in Pittsfield, Rob Dwyer has worked with many grieving families.<p>But when a young girl became overcome with emotion and …

Hi, I'm Ranger, and this is my owner's manual

A stray dog's guardian angel writes handwritten instructions to ensure the dog is taken care of after life on the docks.<p>The stray dog who roamed the …

Dog Owners Walk 22 Minutes More Per Day. And Yes, It Counts As Exercise

Dog owners often say the best thing about dogs is their unconditional love.<p>But new research suggests there's another benefit, too. Dog owners walk more.<p>In a study published Monday in the journal <i>BMC Public Health</i>, dog owners on average walked 22 minutes more per day compared to people who didn't own …

Oh cool, cats are into fidget spinners now too

Time to ban fidget spinners from the cats, too, I guess.<p>A video of a cat being absolutely mesmerized by a fidget spinner was uploaded to Reddit by …

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17 Little Details Nobody Tells You About Living With A Cat

"My cats murdered my plant and danced on its grave."

This 4-year-old boy and a baby horse are best friends, and all is right with the world

If you’re feeling down about the world, we have a perfect pick-me-up for you. Please just watch this 4-year-old boy play with a horse, who is his …

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Elephants run to greet a rescued baby elephant because yes, they are better than us

Can we please return to the stage of evolution when elephants, not humans, ruled the earth?<p>A new video from the Save the Elephants Foundation …

Stressed at the airport? Find these dogs - CNN Video

About 50 airports across the United States have a special set of furry volunteers who help keep passengers calm on stressful travel days: therapy dogs.

A Cat Protects Your House From Negative Spirits, Energy And Ghosts!

The cats are magnificent pets that can protect your home with their aura. When your cat rubs against your leg, it’s not only asking for food, but …

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Your dog is getting old. Here’s what you can do

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When my dog Toby was 11, I checked out a book on antiaging for dogs from the library. I …

The curious character of cats – and whether they are really more aloof

To some people, cats are the perfect pet. Intelligent, elegant, calming companions, capable of dealing with their own exercise and cleaning. To …

WATCH: Grieving Mother Cat and Orphaned Ginger Kitten Become 'Little Family'

Ember deserves more cuddles than ever this Mother’s Day.<p>The mama cat, who lost her own babies to a severe illness, stepped in to care for a single …