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Tips For Surviving 4th Of July Fireworks With Your Horse

It's that time of year again when pet owners start to dread the terrors that go 'boom' in the night. Fireworks, while stunning, just can't be appreciated for their beauty when furry family members are cowering and panting in fear because of them. We all know that many dogs (and sometimes cats) are negatively impacted by fireworks in the area during a holiday like the 4th of July. However, they're not the only animals that find them overwhelming - our equine friends do too.

Dog Summer Safety Tips Every Pet Owner Should Be Aware Of

With all the joys of summer come the realities of safety and awareness. Be a responsible pet owner and keep your dog safe this summer with these helpful tips for dog summer safety.

SmartBird -- The Artificial Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Look!  Up in the sky!  It's a bird!  It's... What is that?  It's not quite a bird...  Is it?

This Is Not Paddington Bear! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

What do you do when a bear just strolls up and sits next to you?  I'm not sure I'd be able to keep my cool the way this photographer does when he gets a giant, furry surprise visitor to his camp site...

Whale Shark Rescue! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

How do you approach a shark that is the size of a semi-truck?  Very carefully.  At least whale sharks eat plankton and such--not humans.  And that's a good thing for this big guy, because he needs some help.

Adopting A New Cat: Six Tips For Surviving The First Thirty Days

Survivng the first thirty days after bringing home a new cat doesn't have to be a trial and error experience. Ultimately, a good plan will mean survival for both owner and cat. Read on for some details on what to do and what not to do.

How Animals React Upon First Seeing Their Reflection -- The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

Seeing your reflection for the first time has to be an interesting experience; I'm old enough to not have the memory of the event.  But I can say that at least some animals react with curiousity instead of the repulsion that I experience each morning upon first waking up...