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8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs

8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs

Let these adorable pups give you eight good reasons why you should always adopt—and never buy—a dog!

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Why Was I Doing This?

Why Was I Doing This?

This was just one question Nancy Hartwig repeatedly asked herself on the way to a demonstration at the Golden Gate Kennel Club dog show.

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Keep Your Animals Safe and Happy This Halloween

Keep Your Animals Safe and Happy This Halloween

Learn how to keep your companion animals safe during Halloween.

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‘Scary’ Animals Aren’t So Scary

‘Scary’ Animals Aren’t So Scary

Halloween may be approaching, but that doesn’t mean there’s anything to fear about these animals.

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Friends Don’t Shock ‘Man’s Best Friend’

Friends Don’t Shock ‘Man’s Best Friend’

Our companion animals are often our best friends, so why would we use painful shock collars to “control” them? Learn more about these cruel devices.

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6 Ways to Help Your Dog Survive the Fourth of July

These precautions will help keep your animal companions safe and happy on “Firecracker Day.”

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Camille Hankins: Who Is She?

Camille Hankins: Who Is She?

Camille Hankins is a convicted animal abuser who was found guilty in 1995 of animal ill-treatment for hoarding animals.

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Medical Marijuana for Animals: A Case for Compassion

Medical Marijuana for Animals: A Case for Compassion

Eighty-five percent of the public supports access to marijuana for sick individuals. Our companion animals deserve the same compassion to help ease their suffering.

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14 Ridiculously Cute Animals and Their Human BFFs

14 Ridiculously Cute Animals and Their Human BFFs

Human best friends are overrated—see 14 of the cutest sets of best friends, who show us what true friendship is all about.

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The 18 Most Epic Dog Battles of All Time

The 18 Most Epic Dog Battles of All Time

Dog fighting is ridiculously cruel. Let dogs fight the important battles they face in their daily lives.

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