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Most, But Not All, Dogs Eat Poop

Dogs have worked hard to be beloved as man's best friend. But even your BFF does some strange things from time to time. While dogs will avoid areas where they and other dogs poop, they connoisseurs of the "leavings" of other animals, especially cats. While disgusting for dog owners a new report...
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German Shepherd Gets Approved For Unemployment

It's a dream come true for any pet owner that they’re best friend financially contributes to the family! While you start your day at work, one Michigan dog was approved for unemployment benefits. Michael Haddock says that he received a letter from the unemployment office addressed to Michael Ryder...
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New Earning For Feeding Your Pets Raw Meat

We've talked about a growing trend among pet owners to serve their dog and cat raw, uncooked foods as they would eat in the wild. Owners say the raw meat diet is healthier and gives their pet’s fresher breath, fewer allergies and a brighter, shinier coat. And while it makes sense pets would benefit...
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CasesOf Dog Flu On The Rise

People aren't the only ones dealing with the flu. A highly contagious dog flu has now spread to 46 states and could lead to infection and, in some cases, even death. Unlike influenza that impacts humans, canine influenza can spread at any time during the year and passes by direct contact with other...
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98.5 KTK 5K9 Run & Dog Walk

Piesanos Stone Fire Pizza Presents: 98.5 KTK has teamed with VOCAL - Voices of Change Animal League, Inc. for the inaugural 98.5 KTK 5K9 Run and Dog Walk! This dog friendly event (ALL DOGS MUST BE ON A LEASH) takes place on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Citizen's Circle in downtown Ocala and is for...
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FDA Warning About Packaged & Processed "Bone Treats"

A warning for dog owners about a time honored treat dogs love. The FDA says "Bone Treats" or cooked and processed Ham Bones, Pork Femur Bones, Rib Bones and Smokey Knuckle Bones and any bone dried through a smoking process or by baking could be deadly. The agency says about 90 dogs have been...
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Thanksgiving Foods That Are Okay For Pets

We give thanks tomorrow with our family and friends. Part of our family is our pets but not all foods we eat are safe for your dogs and cats to consume. So here are some Thanksgiving foods that are hazards and other that are OK in moderation. Turkey is ok for our carnivore comrades but make sure it...
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Owning A Dog May Be The Key To Living Longer

A pet can add so much joy to your life and owning a dog, especially if you are single, may actually help you live longer! The study tracked 3.4 million single Swedes in middle age for 12 years and what they found is that dog owners who lived alone were 11% less likely to die of heart disease and a...
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Google Photos Now Recognizes Your Pets

Google Photos is making it easier to find photos of all of your family members, even the furry ones. This week the service added pet detection, which means Google Photos will places the photos of your pets into their own group. You can then label these groups with your pets' names and it will make...
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This Is What Happened To The Dog Who Peed On A Man Sitting Down

You may have seen the video of a man sitting on the curb of a street fiddling with his phone when a white dog comes up from behind, lifts his leg and "marks his territory" all over his back. The man in the video is 27-year old Heinze Sanchez of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and surveillance video caught...
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