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Savic Geneva Modern Hamster Cage review

    If you're looking for a modern-style hamster home, look no further than the Savic Geneva Modern Hamster Cage.This hammy habitat is one …

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Ferplast HAMSTERVILLE Hamster Cage review

    Tired of the traditional tacky plastic hamster cage? The Ferplast HAMSTERVILLE Hamster Cage offers a sophisticated alternative.Made from sus…

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What's in kibble and why do animals fin

    (Image credit: Getty)Here's our quick guide to what’s in kibble, why your pets love it so much, the fillers to watch out for, and the …

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Dogs at the Farmer’s Market

    In my town, Flagstaff, Ariz., dogs are welcome in many places, and one of the hot spots for dogs is the Sunday morning Farmer’s Market. It…

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Caring for Pets Through Tough Times

    In tough economic times, we’ve seen an increase in surrendered dogs, a myriad of shelter budget cuts, and the creation of the pet soup kitc…

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Summer School Gone to the Dogs

    Next month, my puppy, Remy, and I are headed up to Susan Garrett's Say Yes! Dog Training for two camps, Advances in Dog Training and Cr…

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How Lab-grown Meat Could Change the Pet Food

    Pet food aisles in today's grocery stores are crammed full of food options, most of which are unsustainably produced and nutritionally …

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Westminster Dog Show Celebrates 145 Years, B

    A standard poodle named Siba won Best in Show at the 144th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Feb. 11, 2020, in New York City. Stephani…

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Paula Abdul Helping People and Animals

    Many women in situations of domestic violence delay leaving because they don’t want to leave their pets behind and they can’t take them wi…

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10 eco-friendly pet products that are kind t

    (Image credit: NaturoPet)If you're looking to show a bit of extra love to both pets and planet, these eco-friendly pet products are a g…

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'If I Fits I Sits': The Science Be

    It's common knowledge that if an empty box of any size is left unattended and a cat finds it, that cat will sit inside. Tiny cats in la…

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Sphynx Cats Are Surprisingly Sweet and Cuddl

    This momma cat and her litter of kittens show the wide variety of colors and shades the Sphynx cat can be, despite being hairless. Vytenis M…

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Working With Draft Horses on a Small, Sustai

    Farmer RachelRachel worked as a farm manager for three years in PA and owner/operator for 5 years in MN. She currently homesteads in MN.Real…

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How to Plan an On-Farm Show for Your Riding

    Our farm shows normally go from leadline classes all the way to walk, trot, canter, and jumping.Ellison HartleyEllison is a professional hor…

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How Lab-grown Meat Could Change the Pet Food

    Pet food aisles in today's grocery stores are crammed full of food options, most of which are unsustainably produced and nutritionally …

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Westminster Dog Show Celebrates 145 Years, B

    A standard poodle named Siba won Best in Show at the 144th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Feb. 11, 2020, in New York City. Stephani…

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Why Do Dogs (and Cats) Eat Grass?

    Nobody is really quite sure why our furry friends eat grass. Ariane Lohmar/Getty ImagesIf you're a dog owner like me, you're used …

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How to Farm Mealworms

    SinDelle runs the Georgia HerbEgg Co. on her homestead in Dublin, GA.Mealworms are a great source of protein for your birds, your reptiles, …

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Facts About Green Tree Frogs: Things to Know

    The green tree frogs features have been described as cartoon-like. Wouldnt you want to take care of this one?We’re a private wildlife…

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How to Make Guinea Pig Cage Liners: DIY Flee

    Fleece-lined guinea pig cage.I love DIY projects, and I made fleece liners for my guinea pigs cage. Im happy to share this fun and easy proj…

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Our Experience of Owning Four Male Guinea Pi

    Did you say cucumber?We have been raising animals on our farm for over 10 years—sheep, dogs, cats, chickens, turkeys, guinea pigs, po…

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Gambian Pouched Rats: Exotic Pets and Helpfu

    A HeroRAT trained by APOPO to find land mines receives a reward.Gooutside, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain imageLinda Crampton is a wri…

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How to Care for and Raise Black Bear Hamster

    Learn how to properly care for your Black Bear hamster.Love hamster, CC BY-SA 3.0, via WikipediaCool Rare Animals likes to research and writ…

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8 Roly Poly Animals Who Are Irresistibly Cut

    Wikimedia Commons If you've ever seen a wet Samoyed or koala (more on that later), you know that an animal's fluffiness can be a …

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10 Animals Who Are Ready to Leave the Nest

    Alexas_Fotos / PixabayThe beginning of a new school year can be a weirdly emotional time.You’re happy because you’re free from your tiny o…

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The Best Therapy Animals

    Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek / Getty ImagesMany people require different kinds of assistance in order to complete daily tasks in life. Some peop…

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COVID-19: Infection in Dutch mink farms poin

    The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has begun infecting minks farms in the Netherlands, according to an article published in Science. Minks are…

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Global Eco Watch: Botswana farmers can now k

    The president of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi, announced on May 30, 2020 that his government would allow farmers in the country to keepsmall …

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EU subsidies benefit big farms while underfu

    Murray Scown, Author providedThe Common Agricultural Policy, or CAP, is the European Unions largest budget item. For the 60 billion (53.9 bi…

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How Lab-grown Meat Could Change the Pet Food

    Pet food aisles in today's grocery stores are crammed full of food options, most of which are unsustainably produced and nutritionally …

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The 'Lights Out' Program Kills the

    The skyline of Philadelphia is a much less menacing sight to migrating birds when the lights are out. V. GIANNELLA/Getty ImagesBuildings and…

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Westminster Dog Show Celebrates 145 Years, B

    A standard poodle named Siba won Best in Show at the 144th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Feb. 11, 2020, in New York City. Stephani…

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Geoduck, Anyone? This Is How You Harvest the

    Getty ImagesThe geoduck—a bizarre yet edible mollusk that populates the waters of the Pacific Northwest—looks more like a gag gift you’d …

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The Death-Defying Adventures of Emily the Co

    WikimediaCommons//CC0 1.0For the past few months, a cow has been terrorizing upstate New York. OK, “terrorizing” might be a little strong…

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How a Chicken Farmer and His Dog Helped Save

    Wikipedia//CC BY-SA 3.0Southern Australia’s penguins once faced a crafty foe: the red fox, which was imported for sport hunting in the 1800…

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Clever Octopus Burrows Into Homemade Quicksa

    YouTubeFew animals can blow our minds like octopuses. They are extremely smart, they regularly eat one another, and they're the animal …

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Some Penguins Are Projectile Poopers

    YoutubeThese Antarctic birds might look cute and huggable, but you might want to give them a wide berth after mealtime. We’d recommend a di…

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How Lab-grown Meat Could Change the Pet Food

    Pet food aisles in today's grocery stores are crammed full of food options, most of which are unsustainably produced and nutritionally …

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Raising Pekin Ducks

    Pekin ducks going for a swimPekin DucksGardening, fishing, canning, and preserving are a few of our favorite activities. We love taking cont…

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5 Lessons Ducks, Geese, and Swans Can Teach

    Give me some respect here. Im flexible, water repellent, and Ive got great legs. Im a feathered philosopher, not a bird brain!Public Domain …

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Everything You Want to Know About the Silver

    A Silver Laced Wyandotte rooster.By ripperda (wyandotte haan) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via WikimediaHelena …

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Raising Pekin Ducks

    Pekin ducks going for a swimPekin DucksGardening, fishing, canning, and preserving are a few of our favorite activities. We love taking cont…

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5 Lessons Ducks, Geese, and Swans Can Teach

    Give me some respect here. Im flexible, water repellent, and Ive got great legs. Im a feathered philosopher, not a bird brain!Public Domain …

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Everything You Want to Know About the Silver

    A Silver Laced Wyandotte rooster.By ripperda (wyandotte haan) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via WikimediaHelena …

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