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The Grisly Reality Behind This Popular Soy Sauce Brand

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.17.2015 | Green

A popular soy sauce brand has been engaging in torturous animal research to back up health claims it makes about its products.  ...

How Adopting A Pet Made Our Relationship Stronger

Leah Bancroft | Posted 10.16.2015 | Good News
Leah Bancroft

Having both grown up with dogs in our lives, my boyfriend Aaron (now my husband) and I always knew that owning a dog was in our future. Canine compani...

If You Can Tell The Difference Between A Guinea Pig And A Wig, You're Lying

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

Pig or wig? It's a simple question, deceptively so. No matter how confident in your guinea pig detection skills you may be, prepare to be stumpe...

Watch 2 Guinea Pigs Recreate Iconic 'Lady And The Tramp' Spaghetti Scene

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.07.2015 | Good News

Sharing is caring, and these guinea pig sisters care about each other in the most adorable way.  Guinea pigs Grace and Suzie were caugh...

Let These Pet–People Match-ups Be Your Guide To Perfect Animal Companionship

Posted 09.18.2015 | Good News

Everyone deserves to come home to a furry, slobbering welcome that nearly knocks you over, a gentle purr or the loud rustling of excitement in a paper...

Dog Halloween Costumes Are The Shih Tzu

The Huffington Post | Ethan Fedida | Posted 10.17.2014 | Weird News

Did you promise yourself you would never become that person? You know, the person who takes their dog everywhere, carries him around in a little bag d...

This Interview With A Guinea Pig Will Tell You Everything That's In Their Adorable, Furry Heads

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.05.2014 | Good News

Ever wonder what it's like being an only pet? Or think about what your pet does to pass the time when you're away? Here to answer these questions, and...

It Doesn't Take a Genius to Work Out That Testing Cosmetics on Animals Is Cruel

Monica Engebretson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

The United States needs to catch up with the many countries, including India, Israel and the EU, that have already banned cosmetics tests on animals because they will not tolerate cruelty for the sake of beauty.

Why I Embrace The Rodent Living In Our Home

Leah Ariniello | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Leah Ariniello

I remember the value of pets, minus the fleas, yet once I had my own family I could not manage to bring one into our home -- until last year. That's when Ginger, a dark-eyed rodent, came to stay.

ASPCA Angels 'Hop' to Help Small Animals

Ed Sayres | Posted 02.03.2013 | Impact
Ed Sayres

As many know, the ASPCA works tirelessly across the country to protect dogs, cats and horses. What some might not know is that we also help many other types of animals, in part by supporting other organizations through our grants program.

Have India's Poor Become Human Guinea Pigs?

BBC News | Posted 11.01.2012 | World

Drug companies are facing mounting pressure to investigate reports that new medicines are being tested on some of the poorest people in India without ...

LOOK: This Week In Adoptable Animals: A Deaf Dog With Her Own Guide Dog

Posted 04.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- We have some real charmers for you this week, including a beautiful dog named Pebbles who is deaf, and who comes with her very own guide...

A Parenting Report Card...And A Guinea Pig

Jody Becker | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Jody Becker

For parents it's tough to get reliable feedback whether or not ours is a job well done. So mostly, we assess ourselves, which is an odd performance review system for rookies with a big job and no boss.

Astoria Characters: The Wild Things' Foster Mom

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Through the years, Donna Bungo has taken in a lot of animals; right now, four five-week-old squirrels are the only rescues in her family.

Replacing the "Guinea Pig:" Safer, Humane Chemical Tests

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Animal tests are expensive and time consuming, and their relevance is often questioned by stakeholders on one side or the other, leading to disputes over which chemicals represent a real threat.

Guinea Pig Touted As Tasty Solution To Congo Food Crisis

AP | TODD PITMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DAKAR, Senegal — An army of humanitarian organizations has been unable to end years of recurring hunger in conflict-torn Congo. Now a South Amer...

Cute/Ridiculous Animal Thing Of The Day: Guinea Pig In A Bonnet (PICS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Balbinka the Guinea Pig is adorable in her own right, but she's even cuter in a crocheted bonnet. She may not be able to top her brethren eating water...

Cute/Ridiculous Animal Thing Of The Day: Guinea Pigs Eating Watermelon (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Yeah, um, I don't know how to describe how amazingly adorable this video is. All creatures should aspire to be this cute when they eat. Well played, g...