Pets And Animals Blog by Rebecca West (To Be Edited)

Welcome to Rebecca West's Pets and Animals Blog.

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Posted on February 5, 2016

It used to be that when it came to dog tags for pets everybody got pretty much the same thing. Now, you can get dog tags for pets in all shapes and sizes, from basic to bling and everything in between.

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Posted on February 2, 2016

Now, you can get man’s best friend a glow in the dark LED collar that will help you spot him or her almost instantly.

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Posted on January 31, 2016

Recently, a rare white giraffe was spotted within the confines of
Tanzania's Tarangire National Park. The youngster was traveling within a
group of mature Masai giraffes, and she stands out like a sore thumb.

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Posted on January 30, 2016

Do you or your pet suffer from separation anxiety when you’re apart?
Maybe you just want to know what Spot or Fifi are doing while you’re
gone? Well, a product known as Petcube can help.

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Posted on January 29, 2016

So, you’re looking to expand the family and adoption is the route you’ve chosen to make it happen. Petfinder can help.

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Posted on January 28, 2016

If you can’t get enough of the cuddly, squirming little balls of joy,
then February 7, 2016, you need to tune into the Animal Planet channel
to get your fix of puppies, puppies and more puppies for the 12th Annual

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Posted on January 27, 2016

Now, you and your pet can enjoy the convenience of monthly home
deliveries in the form of inexpensive goody packages right to your door
filled with items dogs will love.

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Posted on January 15, 2016

Valentine's Day is next month, and it’s a way to show the loved ones in
your life just how much you care. If you’re a pet owner, then you can
show your extended family members they mean the world to you, too.

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Posted on January 7, 2016

Someone has come up with the brilliant idea to open Seattle’s very first
cat café, a place where visitors to the newly opened establishment can
wander in and enjoy a good cup of Joe and play or interact with shelter cats

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Posted on January 6, 2016

Advancements in prosthetics for humans and animals have given a dog named Derby a new lease on life thanks to a 3D printer.

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Posted on December 19, 2015

According to a new study, dogs may have the same prosocial behavior patterns as people
and primates, man’s closest living relatives in the animal world.

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Posted on December 18, 2015

If your pets are your family, there are places you can go and get their
pictures taken with holiday backdrops and props, including Santa, to add
to your photo album.

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Posted on December 16, 2015

Hedgehogs are those adorable little creatures that appear more like the
conjurings of an imaginative mind when pen meets paper or brush meets
canvas. But they’re more than a Beatrix Potter rendering for children’s books.

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Posted on December 12, 2015

Small starter pets can help kids get into the swing of caring for larger pets that may require more time, care and discipline.

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Posted on December 11, 2015

Through the use of in vitro fertilization (IVF) the world’s first
litter of puppies has been born, and they’re just as cute and bouncy as
puppies created the old fashioned way.

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Posted on December 10, 2015

If you love cats and are an avid reader looking for material beyond Cat Fancy to quench your thirsts, an author on the New York Times Best Seller list has something for you with her A Cats and Curios Mystery series.

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Posted on December 9, 2015

Certain creatures are well known for their sensitive sides. Whales and dolphins have been studied at great length in order to decode
their behavior, and they clearly exhibit signs of happiness and sorrow.

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Posted on December 8, 2015

A domestic short-haired feline named Vincent got a new pair of legs that puts him in the running for the bionic cat.

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Posted on December 7, 2015

Recently, noted veterinarian Dr. Gary Weitzman, head of the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA, wrote a book entitled How to Speak Cat. In it he gives feline fanciers some insight into their pet's behavior.

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Posted on December 4, 2015

If you’re thinking of opening your home to a new pet there may be no
better time than right now, because various animal shelters across the
country are offering discounts on adoptions for pets.

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Posted on December 3, 2015

A Laysan albatross that was ringed for tracking back in 1956 and now
believed to be 64 years old is not only still alive but was spotted at
the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge with a mate tending to their egg.

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Posted on December 1, 2015

CloudPets are the perfect present for little ones and pet lovers. So,
what’s a CloudPet? It’s an adorable stuffed animal that comes with a
recording feature so you can tape personalized messages...

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Posted on November 30, 2015

With the exception of fish that are perhaps obligatory meat eaters, most
fish enjoy mixing it up with some fresh fruit and veggies in their
diet. Find out which ones right here.

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Posted on November 27, 2015

The 14th Annual Purina National Dog Show took place on Thanksgiving, and we have all the info on who won what right here in 2015.

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Posted on November 26, 2015

A new study claims dogs are a benefit to children beyond being their best
buds and partners in crime. It turns out kids who live in homes with a canine score far lower on clinical measures for anxiety.