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Instagram 101: What Are "Feature" Accounts?

INK361 | Posted 07.02.2015 | Arts
INK361

Some of these gems are found through delightful accidents, so in these upcoming posts, we will share with you some of what we love and know in hopes of encouraging more people to discover and explore to their hearts content.

July 4th Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

With a little advance planning, you can prevent problems for your pet over the July 4th holiday. It will be much easier for you and your family to relax and enjoy the celebrations if you're not worrying about your pet's health and safety.

Welcome to The Park Hyatt NYC Where Dogs Are People Too

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 07.01.2015 | New York
Suzanne Donaldson

In the city that never sleeps dog owners find it difficult to stay at a luxury hotel that allows pups to rest their heads. Since its opening last ...

Vegas Shelter Declares Intent to Go No-Kill

Rescue Idiot | Posted 07.01.2015 | Good News
Rescue Idiot

Long-time Animal Shelter operators at the nonprofit Animal Foundation announced plans for going "no kill" by 2020, announcing they plan to adopt the same model long touted by many of the foundation's loudest critics.

A Love Contract to Help Pets Deal With Parents' Breakup

Ann Margaret Carrozza | Posted 06.30.2015 | Divorce
Ann Margaret Carrozza

Sometimes the clearest and simplest laws need to be revisited because they produce unjust and unacceptable outcomes. This is certainly the case when it comes to determining custody of a companion animal upon the breakup of pet parents.

Great Dane Gets Comfy, Squishes Good-Humored Human In The Process

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.29.2015 | Good News

It's always nice to kick back and relax, but for this big pooch, it comes at the expense of his poor human's comfort. In a video uploaded to Faceb...

Mourning a Pet and Noah's Rainbow

Michael Gilmour | Posted 06.29.2015 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

People say goodbye to beloved pets everyday so my experience is hardly unusual. Probably most clicking on this blog post can relate. But viewing such loss through a theological lens is not so common. A rather trivial incident turned my thoughts in this direction.

Shinola Asked Mrs. Sizzle What a Hero Looked Like and by Hero I Mean Dog

Suzanne Donaldson | Posted 06.26.2015 | Good News
Suzanne Donaldson

Sugar Baby is a Redtick Coonhound WHO NEEDS YOU! She's very sweet girl but she can be a bit timid as loud noises and quick movements do startle her.

These Prideful Pets Celebrate Marriage Equality In Rainbow Gear

The Huffington Post | Good News Editors | Posted 06.26.2015 | Good News

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that it's legal for all Americans, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, to marry. And while we huma...

How To Walk Your Cat On A Leash, And Why You Should

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Home

Have you ever seen a cat being walked on a leash? It is one of the most perplexing but delightful sights. As it turns out, walking a cat on a ...

When Military Members Are Deployed, This Group Helps Provide Care For Their Pets

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 06.24.2015 | Good News

When Alisa Johnson and her husband, Shawn, were both due to begin military service in June 2011, they found themselves in a dreadful situation: they h...

Signs You Might Be a Crazy #Cat Lady

Ciaran Blumenfeld | Posted 06.23.2015 | Parents
Ciaran Blumenfeld

Kids grow up and leave you. Pets stick around to destroy your carpet and furniture, forever.

These Photos Of Zen Dogs Will Make You Feel Zen, Too

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living

"Dogs don't sweat the small stuff. They are spontaneous and carefree," points out Alex Cearns, a professional pet and wildlife photographer who is the...

WATCH: Mischievous Cats Stealing Dog Beds

HooplaHa | Posted 06.22.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

How well do your cat and your dog get along? Check out this video and watch the classic domesticated pet rivalry at it's best as these dogs fight for ownership over their very own beds!

What The Dog And Cat Hear When We Speak To Them

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 06.21.2015 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

'Mummy's home!' is what I say when I return. When the cat hears that she assumes reason has been restored to her life because she is the Queen and I am the Prime Minister. But when the dog hears this, he knows that the lady who dispenses food is back where she needs to be to feed him. And all is right in the world.

Tips for Keeping Pets Happy and Safe During Home Renovations

Andrea Servadio | Posted 06.18.2015 | HuffPost Home
Andrea Servadio

No matter the scale or the time frame, construction projects are stressful, expensive and time consuming. Between the budgeting, design decisions and inconvenient living situation, your pet's safety and comfort might be the last thing that's on your mind but it's an important factor to consider.

Judge And Her Blind Rescue Pug Are Practically Inseparable

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Good News

When Mikey the pug arrived at the Michigan Humane Society in November, he was suffering from demodectic mange and glaucoma. The latter condition had l...

Here's Scientific Proof That Your Dog Has Your Back

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.16.2015 | Science

Rover knows more about rudeness than you might think. New research from Japan indicates that dogs seem to know when someone is snubbing their owne...

9 New Baby Gripes From The Family Dog

Kate Awsumb | Posted 06.12.2015 | Parents
Kate Awsumb

I was skeptical when you told me things wouldn't change -- or that they'd be even better! I'd get more attention! A new friend! More walks and more treats and more love! Ha. Here's what I really got.

There's A Link Between Cat Ownership And Schizophrenia

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Growing up with a family cat is a significant if improbable commonality among people who develop schizophrenia. "Cat ownership in childhood has now...

5 Ways for Dog Owners to Prevent Dog Bites

Nancy Laws | Posted 06.10.2015 | Green
Nancy Laws

I completely support the need for insurance for all dog owners, prevention is the best policy, and finding ways to protect yourself and those around you from the possibility of being injured by a pet is important.

Credit Cards for Pet Expenses

Kari Luckett | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Kari Luckett

Pet ownership has been linked to a healthier lifestyle by easing loneliness, reducing stress, anxiety and depression, and promotes social interaction and exercise.

Vegan Happy Homes and Flowers

Dylan Kendall | Posted 06.03.2015 | HuffPost Home
Dylan Kendall

For most of they year I use artificial flowers in my home to achieve the same effect as real flowers. As an animal-loving person there are two things to be aware of when buying artificial flowers: What they are made from and how they are made.

Here's Why Your Dog Isn't So Good At Video Chats

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.03.2015 | Science

Don't blame Rover if he's not very responsive to your video chats. Scientists say dogs have a hard time viewing (and making sense of what they see on)...

How to Prepare for Family Road Trips With Kids and Pets

Lori Rochino | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Lori Rochino

Let's face it. Every time you go on a road trip, you pack way too much stuff - especially if you have children, pets or both. At times it seems better to overpack than underpack because at least you have everything on hand.