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Is Your Dog A Pet Or A Companion Animal.

A new publication is asking animal lovers everywhere to update their vocabulary. The "Journal of Animal Ethics" has released its first issue, which asks animal owners to stop using the word "pet." The publication suggests that people use the term "companion animals," noting that the word "pet" is insulting to the animal

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What Do Dogs Think About? [VIDEO]

My mind drifts rapidly and endlessly throughout the day.

A shopping list. A song. A task. Something they should have invented a long time ago. The image of a beautiful woman. A potentially world-changing philosophy.

The mind of a dog, however, is far less fickle.

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How Cool Is A Little Dog

You may have heard me talking on the Andy and Chuck Morning Show on WTRV about my mother's visit this past weekend. In addition to the usual grandma is "staying the weekend" routine, the kids and I also are treated to a visit from my mom's dog. Nice dog. Fun dog. Dog that requires a daily walk. Not that

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Pampered Pets Of W.Michigan

Dogs, cats, ferrets...hey, we love our pets.  Nothing is too good for them right.    What is the craziest thing you've ever done for your pet.  Did you hear about the canine wedding in the U.K.  Lou

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Your Pet Can Make You Sick

Can your animal give you an ailment? Can your puppy give you a parasite? Can your kitty kill you?

Well, doctors have a pretty good handle on human-infectious animal diseases, but there are still some steps you can take to keep from ever getting sick in the first place

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Can Dogs Smell Cancer? Studies Show They Sniff Out Colon Cancer As Well As A Colonoscopy[video]

Sure wish this would have been available when I was dignosed with Colon Cancer in 2009.  I was always so afraid to have a colonoscopy.  I was afraid of the proceedure, the unknown.  I was afraid of the anesthesia

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Who need the “Super Bowl?”

Everybody is gearing up for the Super Bowl.  The Stealers and the Packers.  It should be a great game...that is if you care about football, parties, crazy food, lots of people.

Believe it or not, not everybody is into the Super Bowl

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Dogs Body Surfing In The Snow “Video”

River and Trout are two very goofy and fun loving Labrador Retriever brothers and alpine enthusiasts. They like to spend winter weekends at Sugarbush In Warren Vermont playing in the woods and body snurfing or body sledding/belly whopping in the snow

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Off To John Russo’s Wine Warehouse & Deli on Kalamazoo & 44th. Here Are Some Pics From Chowhound Santa Paws Broadcast

Here is my Santa Paws Photo Album, from today at CHOWHOUND!  Enjoy...

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