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Research into the gastrointestinal health of dogs has revealed their microbial populations are quite different from ours. However, being mammals, their microbial populations develop in the same way as us. This also means they can benefit from a selection of bacterial species known to convey a health benefit otherwise known as probiotics.
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Everything you need for a happy and healthy pet. From the AOL Partner Studio
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How to make the most of your pet's first vet appointment. From the AOL Partner Studio
Tips for finding your puppy match. From the AOL Partner Studio
Puppies? What are you guys doing? These Rhodesian Ridgeback pups just can't help themselves and who can blame them. We get that you don't want to feel left out and it's awesome to hang out all smushe...
Like most babies these pups can't stand to be apart from their mom for too long. This mom is probably just teaching her little ones important skills like chasing each other around, the difference bet...
We've all been there. A long night out. Too many drinks at the bar. Maybe your favourite team plays a game and it goes into overtime. Unfortunately, the next morning you have a hard time keeping your...
A puppy pile could be dangerous.
These animal friendships will melt your heart.
OMG! Look at their little tails.
Lemon you have met your match!
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Uber just took office deliveries to the next level. The ride sharing application in partnership with 3 Million Dogs, celebrated the National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day by bringing shelter puppies to offi...
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Valentine's Day is a wonderful day to spend with those you love -- whether they have two legs or four, paws or feet, wagging tails or smiling faces. It's a great day to share your love with everyone who makes you happy. This Valentine's Day we want to see a selfie of you and your BFFF (Best Furry Friend Forever)! Snap a picture of you and your pet -- be it a cat, dog, rabbit, or even a horse -- and show us your love!
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Do you know an animal welfare hero? Someone who has dedicated their life to improving the welfare of animals in Canada?
October 4 is World Animal Day, a global event celebrating animals big and small, from coast to coast and sea to sea around the world. Here in Canada, almost 30 per cent of households have a dog. They provide companionship, happiness and even therapy to their owners. But we still face a dark problem when choosing where to get our next dog -- puppy mills.
O Canada WE CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE. SO CUTE. MAKE IT STOP. OK, so not all of these dogs are actually Canadian, but each and every one embodies the spirit of the Great White North. Canadian dogs are no...
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It may be getting cold outside, but this adorable story about a dog who adopted eight abandoned puppies is warming our hearts. On Dec. 3, a box of eight motherless puppies was dropped off at the Langl...
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Exam periods are stressful times, and what better way to unwind than petting an adorable puppy in between study sessions? And that's exactly the thinking at UBC and SFU, where students are being offer...
Be prepared to have your threshold for filth increase. As your pup's interest in used Kleenexes, rotting corpses and somebody's previous night's regret grow, so does your willingness to shove your hand in their mouth to grab their sidewalk afternoon delight; even if it happens to be a used condom.
Pet-owners seeking to surrender their animals to the Edmonton Human Society (EHS) will have to look somewhere else, for now. For the first time in the agency's 106-year history animals are being turne...
Kyle Camp, a 10-year-old boy with Down's Syndrome lost in Alabama, survived a night in the woods because of four puppies. Rescuers found the boy, who was missing for about 18 hours, huddled without sh...
While going through a bout of religious enthusiasm myself, I took on the practice and decided to let my dog have puppies. I think I learned more about mammal reproduction in one morning of midwifing eight puppies than I did studying zoology for four years at the University of Toronto. But living with the puppies was a nightmare.
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Who wouldn't want a box of puppies for Christmas? We're not sure what we love more: the stunning decorations or adorable puppies unleashed on this idyllic Christmas scene. Was it worth it to have all...
MONTREAL - More than 500 dogs have been seized from a Quebec puppy mill in what could represent the largest animal cruelty case in the province's history.The dogs were found Friday on a property in a...