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Raising Cane's covers Stray Rescue adoption fees for August

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) — If you've been contemplating adopting a furry friend lately, August might be the month to do it. Local animal shelter Stray Rescue of St. Louis recently revealed that this month, adoption fees for dogs and cats older than 6 months have been covered thanks to a donation from...
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Police accept donations for shelter pets instead of parking ticket fees

(NOW) - Having to pay a parking ticket isn't fun, but what might take the sting out a little bit is knowing the funds go directly to a good pet-friendly cause. One city's scofflaws didn't mind as much when shelling out. Kicking off a pilot program to help fund a local animal shelter, police in...
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Bulldog swallows 19 pacifiers whole, is surprisingly fine

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston veterinary hospital got quite a surprise recently when a family brought in their bulldog after he stopped eating. The Angell Animal Medical Center found 19 baby pacifiers in the dog’s stomach. Video of MA: BULLDOG SWALLOWS 19 BABY PACIFIERS - CNN It started in April when the...
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LOOK: This cat grooming trend is making us ROAR with laughter

(KNOU) — There are a lot of odd trends that circulate with pet owners, and the latest is with cat owners cutting their cat's hair to look like a dinosaur. Clearly we are not the only ones obsessed with dinosaurs. ---- #Repost from @mr_cheeto_meowstache with @regram.app ... #tbt With our purrfect...
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Four Ways Having Pets Improves Your Life

Having pets isn't cheap. Just one cat or dog can cost you hundreds, or even thousands of dollars a year. Especially as they get older and start having to see the vet more. But most pet owners would tell you it's worth it. Here are four ways having a pet improves your life, and they're all backed by...
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People Are Tweeting All of the Weird Nicknames They Call Their Pets

This week, Twitter user @metroadlib highlighted the fact that he rarely calls his pup by his real name. "My dog's name is Cooper," he wrote. "I call him: Boubba Boub, Honey Bunny, Coopy Poopy, Hey-Lover-This-Is-More-Than-A-Crush, Stink Boy, and Sweet Boy. I use Sweet Boy the most. I call this...
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Does Your Pet Have a New Year's Resolution?

So YOU can't stick with a New Year's resolution . . . but maybe your DOG can? According to a new survey, 48% of dog owners and 27% of cat owners made a New Year's resolution for their pet this year. And the five most common ones are . . . 1. Exercising more, 56%. 2. Trying a new activity, 49%. 3...
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The Most Popular Male & Female Dog Names of 2018

According to the petsitting platform Rover.com , these are the 10 most popular male dog names of 2018 (check the bottom link for the full list of 100): Max Charlie Cooper Buddy Jack Rocky Duke Bear Tucker Oliver And these are the 10 most popular female dog names of 2018 (check the bottom link for...
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What Thanksgiving Scraps Can I Give My Dog?

Know what you can and can't treat your pets with this holiday season.
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