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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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8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs

8 Reasons to Adopt—Not Buy—Dogs

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

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8 Reasons Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cats

8 Reasons Why You Should Never Declaw Your Cats

Declawing isn’t like a manicure. It’s a painful and permanently crippling procedure.

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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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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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10 Funny Things We Try to Tell Our Dogs

10 Funny Things We Try to Tell Our Dogs

Do you ever wish your dogs understood what you were saying? We do, too! Here are 10 things that we wish we could communicate to our animal companions.

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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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Don’t Get Hot Under the Collar

Don’t Get Hot Under the Collar

The warmer weather is quickly approaching. It’s time for lightweight clothes, more time outdoors, and staying cool. And that goes for our animal companions, too!

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