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How To Live With A Pet Allergy (Without Getting Rid Of Your Pet)

Dr. Tim Mainardi | Posted 10.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tim Mainardi

Environmental changes, medications and allergen immunotherapy are effective strategies that can help pet allergy sufferers to treat their symptoms and live with a pet allergy while still keeping their best friend around.

How Tanzy the Paraplegic Kitten Surprised Everyone

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 09.30.2014 | Good News
Brandi Megan Granett

When Tanzy first came to Tabby's Place, no one knew whether or not she would survive the animal attack that left the day old kitten without the use of her back legs.

One Fish, Two Fish, Dead Fish, New Fish

Cort Ruddy | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents
Cort Ruddy

Over the next three months, I went to Pet Smart as often as Norm went to Cheers. The staff would greet me with, "Want the usual?" I became a master of the goldfish switcheroo.

Puppies in the Mist

Lucas Spangher | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Lucas Spangher

I turned to see them waddling towards me, and they resumed their place at my feet. I paused, I hesitated... and then, feeling like a stupid American tourist, I bent down, gathered them into my shirt, and walked the short distance back to my hut.

World Pet Day Helps Support Animal Charities In Cutest Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.28.2014 | Good News

There's no better feeling than coming home at the end of a long day to the unconditional love of a family pet. They shower us with slobbery kisses, of...

My Cat Is My Role Model

Maria Senise | Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

My cat, or rather daughter, is the most beautiful creature on the planet. Her name is Moo, and she is my role model. She is so calm and chill all t...

The Academic Impostor Behind The Pit Bull Hysteria

Douglas Anthony Cooper | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Douglas Anthony Cooper

Merritt Clifton is prominent not simply because he has been making noise for decades, but because he uniquely claims to be a rigorous statistician: a scholarly expert. People who hate pit bulls lean on this man's putative expertise. And he's a charlatan.

Who Gets The Pets In A Divorce?

Caroline Choi | Posted 09.24.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Pet custody is another issue that adds to the many layers of divorce. The implementation of a pet parenting plan may be something to consider, especially if it helps lessen the sense of loss you may feel and experience during the divorce process.

Scientists Find Another Way Pooches Are Just Like People

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.23.2014 | Science

Some see the bowl as half-empty; for other dogs, it's half-full. At least that's what researchers at The University of Sydney in Australia say. The...

These Pets Are Often Overlooked For Being 'Less Adoptable,' But Really Just Need Some TLC

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.23.2014 | Good News

Pets come in all shapes and sizes with their own unique quirks. While many furry friends are adopted as happy additions to loving families, there are ...

Good Neighbors Around the World: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

What is it like to make a financial investment in a social change leader, every single day of the year? Since January 1, 2013, through the Pollinatio...

Hilarious Focus Group Asks Pups To Rate Products, And They're Not Shy With Their Opinions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.22.2014 | Good News

It pays to know what your customers want -- even if they walk on four legs, bark at inappropriate times and leave drool marks on your car windows. ...

Arin Greenwood

Pet Detective Works For Free, Just Wants Cats And Dogs Back Home Where They Belong

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green

Maureen Steele insists it does not take any "special gift" to have reunited hundreds of pet owners with their missing animals -- all without leaving h...

Aggressive Dog? No Problem!

Nicole Wilde | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Nicole Wilde

Humane, scientifically sound methods for handling dog aggression are not flashy. They don't come with wild promises, bells or whistles. Proper behavior modification can take time and patience. What it doesn't do is scare the dog, break the trust between dog and owner, or make the problem worse.

The Tale of an Accidental Pig Farmer

Eliza De La Portilla | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Eliza De La Portilla

Back around Easter, I got the brilliant idea to post on Craigslist that we would accept farm animals, no questions asked. I was hoping to take in some...

Abandoned Pup Recovering From Mange Couldn't Be More Excited To Reunite With His Rescuer

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.16.2014 | Good News

It's those who help us during our darkest hours that we love and remember most. And Mojo, a pit bull Amstaff mix who is now just shy of his 2nd bir...

Chloe Lattanzi's Art and Beauty: A Strategy for Supermodel Sanity and Success

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.15.2014 | Style
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Chloe Rose Lattanzi for LuxEcoLiving What does it take ...

10 Tips To Being A Better Pet Health Caregiver

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 09.15.2014 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Your pet is your loving responsibility and your veterinarian wants you to make the best decision for you and your pet.

Babies vs Pets In Viral Advertising

Scott Goodson | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Scott Goodson

Which do you prefer? Pets or babies? They're everywhere in social media. Pulling views. Sparking massive followings. Rising to the top of every hit list. It's a massive love fest.

If You Need Scientific Proof For Why You Shouldn't Leave Your Dog In The Car, Here It Is

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green

If you love your pet, don't leave him unattended in the car. That's the message from the American Veterinary Medical Association, which reports persis...

Single in the City and Want a Dog? 10 Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge

Jillian Fischer | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green
Jillian Fischer

You've been told that dogs can cure all of you're singleton problems. Like helping you attract that cute blonde you met in the dog park. Or saving you from choking on that doughnut hole so you don't die alone in your apartment. However, raising Fido in an urban environment is a lot different than in suburbia.

Dogs' Surprising Preference Revealed In New Study

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.08.2014 | Science

"Good dog" just doesn't cut it with pooches. Surprising new research shows that dogs prefer petting over verbal praise. "I spend half my day talki...

Travels With Journey to Beverly Hills and Stay at the Exclusive Pet-Friendly 5 Paw L'Ermitage Hotel

LuxEco Living | Posted 09.15.2014 | Los Angeles
LuxEco Living

A big Bark Out for L'Ermitage Hotel.... one of the Beverly Hills most prestigious and comfortable home away from home retreats that features the best European services and staff.

People and Other Animals: Pets and the Next Earthquake

Ken White | Posted 08.28.2014 | San Francisco
Ken White

If we're not preparing for what's probably inevitable, we're likely not preparing to take care of our companion animals in the time of a disaster. And that is just irresponsible.

Fighting Fires: Safety and Survival Tips Pet Parents Need to Know

Natasha Ashton | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

As summer winds down and we prepare for the excitement of a new season, there's one lesson every parent needs to remember during the back-to-school blitz -- how to keep pets safe in the event of a house fire.