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Pit Bull dog cleans a bunny

Video: A small cottontail rabbit gets clean with a little help from her new friend, a gentle Pit Bull named Sharky; the perfect video to help unwind after a long day.

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Five cat and dog videos for Friday, March 30, 2011

Can we all get along? It’s Friday, and time for five weekly videos. Today’s theme is togetherness: a cat plays mama to baby squirrels, two cats engage in some heavy petting, a puppy plays with a black cat, an American Staffordshire Terrier is overwhelmed by four kittens, and a Pit Bull shows a little tenderness […]

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Cat mothers baby squirrels

An amazing news report: A cat named Tammy just had her third litter of kittens. Two baby squirrels are abandoned by their mother. Maternal instincts trump killer instinct: The cat feeds, washes, and takes care of baby squirrels as if they were her own offspring.

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Serial killer stalks Houston-area dogs

Authorities in Houston, Texas, are searching for a possible serial killer following the recent discovery of seven dead dogs in the area; the deceased animals appear to be pets, and six are Pit Bulls. Of the seven dogs, four were bludgeoned to death and three of the Pit Bulls were fatally shot. Officials initially thought […]

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DogTime needs your help

Great news DogTime readers! DogTime has been nominated for Best Social Networking Site and Best Overall Website for Dog Lovers by readers of Bay Woof, the San Francisco Bay Area’s monthly newsletter for people and their dogs! Follow these easy instructions to cast your vote to help us win! If we win, DogTime will donate […]

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Salmon Paws Dog Treats

Salmon Paws Dog Treats by GUEST BLOGGER JOCELYN Another AWESOME treat that my dog goes bonkers for. He literallyruns in circles around me if I have a piece ofthis treat in my hands. Salmon Paws, 100% pure AlaskanWild Salmonis a jerkytreat for dogs (and cats too). It comes as a rather large piece of salmon […]

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Cats: Positive Confirmations of H1N1 Influenza Virus in March 2011

by Dr. Patrick Mahaney The clinical evidence that H1N1 influenza virus infects both people and animals should make all pet owners take notice. Recently, I published Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns after human caretakers spread their illness to household feline friends. Influenza viruses have proven capable of […]

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Play-N-Squeak Cat Toys by OurPet’s

Pet Product Review – Play-N-Squeak cat toys by OurPet’s Like most cats, ours are so finicky with toys and treats there’s no telling what will interest them. I picked up the Ball of Furry Fury toy at the pet store thinking maybe one out of the three might be intrigued by the squeak and the […]

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Save shelter dogs, eliminate cruelty — HURRY!

Heard about the documentary Guarding Dogs? If not, it’s probably because the film has yet to be made. But according to its producers, and director J.R. Fleming, the goal is to create an interactive, multimedia experience that raises awareness about animal rescue, exposes the reality of shelter life, and encourages adoption. This is the part […]

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Stay Strong Nation trains therapy dogs for veterans

By Michele C. Hollow, Pet News and Views Keith Crosby knows that a dog can take away loneliness and pain. Having dogs around helped him when he came back from Vietnam with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). “I had PTSD for years, and just didn’t know what it was,” he explains. With his close friend, […]

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Best dog collar?

Question: I've noticed lots of different kinds of collars on the market — choke collars, prong collars, leather collars, etc. How do I decide which one is appropriate for my dog? Answer: There are many different types of collars and choosing the right one can be confusing! To help sort it all out, I’ve listed […]

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Move Over Westminster: Best in Glow!

Michael Mountain, of Stubby Dog Project, compares Westminster champ Hickory to rescue survivor and inspiration, Jubilee. Kudos to Hickory for winning Best in Show at Westminster. Hickory (a.k.a. Grand Champion Foxcliffe Hickory Wind) comes from a grand heritage of Scottish Deerhounds dating back to the 16th Century. She lives on a 56-acre farm in horse […]

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Dear Labby: Apology for outing gay dog?

Dear Labby, I found my little Whippet, Henry, on the side of the road two years ago. He loves to smell flowers, is very fastidious about where he eliminates, and has never tried to hump another dog. Except for another male dog, on two different occasions. At a party the other night, I made a […]

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Big Daddy Biscuits | All natural dog treats

Pet Product Review – Big Daddy Biscuits | All natural dog treats After fending the dogs off long enough to open the aromatic delivery from Big Daddy Biscuits, I instructed them to prepare their palettes, for they were now on the clock. Ever eager to provide me with detailed feedback on the new treat’s taste […]

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Handling: Prepare puppy for vet exams and grooming

Once your pup is calmly accepting of brief, gentle touches, it is time to start working on helping them to enjoy handling which more closely resembles a veterinary or grooming exam. Not only will this endear you to the pet professionals who assist you in supporting your pup’s well being but, these daily exercises will […]

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Waggin’ Tails Liver Cookies of Love

Pet Product Review – Waggin’ Tails Liver Cookies of Love When Barbara Lee’s pup Willow was diagnosed with an aggressive type of cancer, she decided to take action. Barbara started baking her own healthy gourmet liver treats to coax Willow to eat. Willow did eat them, along with the rest of the dogs in her […]

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Year of the Rabbit Dog Sweater by Rockstar Puppy

Pet Product Review: Year of the Rabbit Dog Sweater by Rockstar Puppy Chinese New Year 4709, or 2011 in the Western calendar, is the Year of the Rabbit. It is predicted by Chinese Astrology that 2011 will a much calmer year, on both a personal level and world level. Will this ring true? Rockstar Puppy […]

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Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit

Happy Chinese New Year. According to the San Francisco Examiner (so it’s gotta be true, right?), we can expect peace and harmony this Year of the Rabbit. Great, I’m ready. It seems that waiting for a rabbit – even one of the symbolic variety – to bring tranquility might actually be more prudent than counting […]

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Signs of arousal and alertness in dogs

A dog who is offering the cues below (as demonstrated by our handsome dog in the photo) is telling you that he is focused on something. Closed mouth Focused stare Body tense and appearing very stiff Ears pricked forward Possible wrinkles in “forehead” (I know Pugs and Boxers and Bullies always have wrinkles!) Tail raised […]

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