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What Happens To Your Pet When You Go On Vacation?

It can be difficult to decide what to do with your pets when you go on vacation. Here are some suggestions for how to take care of your beloved animal friends when you head off for a summer getaway:

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Carriage Horse Breaks Loose In Holland – Injures Two People

Two people were injured and a car was damaged after police say a skateboarder spooked a horse in downtown Holland on Thursday night.

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‘Independence Day’ Reenacted By Pug Puppies [Video]

There are only a few things that can make the movie "Independence Day" better, in my opinion. One of those things is completely re-doing the entire movie, but instead of the star-studded cast the movie previously had, this time remake it with pug puppies.

Well, lucky for me, the people at The Pet Collective did just that. And the result is everything I could have hoped it would be. 

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Hedgehog Just Wants To Play With His Pine Cone Friends [Video]

Well, this is one of the cutest videos I've seen in a long time.

This adorable little hedgehog just wants to play with his new friends. Little does he realize that his "friends" aren't other hedgehogs, but pine cones. 

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Celebrate the 4th of July With Drumstix From Crash’s Landing

We all like to show our patriotic spirit on the 4th of July.

This year make your country proud by putting that patriotic energy towards a great cause.

Adopt Drumstix from Crash's Landing.

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How To Keep Your Pets Safe This 4th Of July Weekend

The 4th of July and fireworks and loud noises and general can be extremely stressful for pets. Here's a list of tips from the Humane Society to keep your pets safe and happy on Independence Day.

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Ruby Rose Visits On Wet Nose Wednesday

Every Wednesday, the folks from the Humane Society of West Michigan stop by and bring me a new friend for Wet Nose Wednesday. Normally, Andy gets the honor of meeting these awesome pets, but this week Tim Harris got to chat with them, and I got to hang out with this sweet girl, Ruby Rose.

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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Man Builds Ball-Throwing Machine For His Dog [Video]

Meet Jerry. Jerry appears to be some sort of weiner dog, and he also really enjoys playing fetch.

Jerry enjoyed playing fetch so much that his owner actually built a machine that would throw balls for Jerry, and that Jerry could work all on his own. 

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Category: Animals, Videos
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Mama Duck Uses Tough Love To Teach Babies To Climb Stairs [Video]

Much like human mothers, duck mothers are charged with teaching their kids a lot of things about life. And there comes a time in every mama duck's life where she has to watch her babies attempt to take flight, OR climb up a flight of stairs.

Turns out, it just takes some encouraging quacks from her and little bit of patience before all 11 or 12 of her babies make their way up the stairs.

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Soldier’s Dog Welcomes Him Home After Being Gone For Six Months [Video]

After being gone for over six months overseas, a soldier returns home.  Did anybody miss him?  You bet, his dog.  Watch this great reunion.

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This Dog Really Loves to Play With Balls [Video]

This video is too much fun.  It's about Maymo the dog, who loves to play with balls. So, for his birthday, his owner surprised him with 100 balls and nearly blew the dog's mind.

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Tom Cook’s Workday Dog Break – Dog & Tiny Kitten Play Together [Video]

Today's workday dog break has a double dose of cuteness.

A Samoyed named Vidor has a new friend, and it's a tiny gray kitten. The two became fast friends, and their owner was able to get video of them playing together. 

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Category: Animals, Videos

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