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No Pets Left Behind – Thanks To Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue!

The phrase “knowledge begets responsibility” became reality for Michelle Neufeld when she learned of the harsh, inhumane treatment of animal high-killing shelters in the south of our country. Michelle could not just let these killing shelters continue to murder animals in cold blood, so she set her mind to build an animal shelter where the animal is treated with respect, loved, and given every chance and opportunity to live a happy life. They have saved over 100 animal lives and continues to search to save…

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Endangered Elephants: Playing Polo for a Better Life!

  In Thailand, the elephant is a culturally sacred animal and even featured on the provincial seal of the Surin province. Now an animal with such significance is living in squalor. This is mostly a modern consequence of an ancient tradition of Kui spirit men catching and training elephants for many tasks. These Kui spirit men are known as Khru Ba Yai and only five of these men are living today. One of them, Khru Meu, has actually caught a wild elephant using ancient methods.…

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Maria Sharapova Is Top Dog At The French Open

      Top Dog Maria Sharapova defeated Simone Halep, winning her second French Open and fifth Grand Slam! Sharapova won the tennis dogfight at the Roland Gorros final match; 6-4, 6-7, 6-4.         Sharapova caused a racket in the United States after she exhibited her talent on the tennis court and impressed all. As the fifth youngest female to hold the number one spot and the first Russian to claim the number one ranking in the world, she continues to show…

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In Honor of Our 12th Annual Paws For Style – Should Dogs Play Dress Up?

Let Dogs Be Dogs!   Animal Fair (fairness meaning fairness to animals) loves animals, and we are, and always have been dedicated to the welfare of all animals. The bottom line is we have always struggled to represent a voice for all underdogs (and undercats, underfish… goats…etc) and redefine animal issues as we know them today. Whew, I just wanted to get that out of my system before addressing the current public debate surrounding the controversial question circulating: Is it harmful for dogs to wear…

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Yappy Cinco De Mayo – Pet Safety tips!

  Hola! For a majority of festive party goers across the world, Cinco de Mayo is an annual holiday honoring one thing: Mexican heritage and pride. The holiday more often than not comes with a celebratory side affect: drinking, and lots of it.In It’s a Dog’s World, you can learn how to plan Yappy Hour®, Mutt Makeovers, Birthday Paw-ties, Bark Mizbahs and a number of other canine parties, all encouraging a way to party with your pets, but partying with your pets come with one warning – absolute no…

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Celebrate Earth Day Being Paw-sitively Green! Tips For An Eco-Friendly Dog House!

  On April 22nd the world will celebrate Earth Day!  The flowers are blooming and the pups are barking because it’s summer again! With spring fever floating around  it’s the perfect time to create awareness for preserving the earth and being a paw-sitive influence. It’s important for pet parents to be eco-friendly, and what better day to learn than on Earth Day? Here are purr-fect tips for making your home pet-friendly AND eco-friendly.         1.      Earth Day is here! Want a cleaner house without the…

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Happy Passover! Kosher Foods Your Pets Should Passover!

    The Jewish tradition of Passover starts from sundown April 14th and lasts until sundown April 22nd, 2014.  This is an eight-day spring celebration representing the freedom of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt.  The eating of unleavened bread during Passover is observed, and honors when the Israelites left Egypt. Jews do not eat – or keep in their possession – any chametz, or grains that can become chametz.  These grains include; wheat, spelt, oats, barley, and rye. If you’re a Jewish dog…

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Deaf Dogs Hear With Their Hearts – Puppy Love!

  When all of the other dogs are howling as a motorcycle zooms by, or chasing a vacuum around the house, your adopted deaf pup will be calm on the couch, without a care in the world. That’s just a couple of benefits Deaf Dogs Rock touts on its blog, deafdogsrock.com – which won the “Best Cause Blog” at this year’s BlogPaws Awards. This category was judged based on message, purpose and results as demonstrated on the blog. Deaf Dogs Rock was inspired by Nitro,…

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ASPCA Hosts The 17th Annual Bergh Ball Gala With Emcee Isaac Mizrahi!

Many charitable organizations rely on the support of celebrities and public figures to relay their message to the masses, and stars love the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®)! Each year, the humanitarian and animal-welfare organization holds several star-studded events to supplement their daily programming, which helps disenfranchised animals live longer, higher-quality lives through adoption and aid programs. One of the biggest animal-related events is the annual ASPCA Bergh Ball. This year, the 17th Annual Bergh Ball Gala will be…

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International Day Of Happiness March 20! Smile! #Happinessday

What makes you happy? Nothing makes me happier than seeing my two furballs – Baby Hope and Pasha’s happy little faces and wagging tails when I wake in the morning! Pets are a blessing, and we should cherish them as such! What is happiness? Being happy means that you’re feeling, showing, or expressing joy and gladness, and that you are pleased. March 20 has been declared as the International Day of Happiness and all 193 United Nations member states have adopted a resolution calling for happiness…

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