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  • Colorado Democrat Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Establish Tax On All ‘Pet Animals’

    02/04/2024 12:55:34 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 88 replies
    100percent fed up ^ | February 4,2024 | Danielle
    The bill also requires a pet animal owner to designate a caregiver for the owner’s pet animal. The caregiver is responsible for the care and safekeeping of the pet animal during an emergency that incapacitates the pet animal owner. First responders will use the system to identify the designated caregiver of the pet animal and notify the caregiver of the incapacitation of the pet animal’s owner. A caregiver must agree to be responsible for the pet animal. If a caregiver later refuses to take custody of the pet animal or cannot be located, a first responder will place the pet...
  • Animal shelter offers to ‘neuter your ex’ for Valentine’s Day

    02/02/2024 1:35:09 PM PST · by Diana in Wisconsin · 9 replies
    Channel 7 News/CNN ^ | January 31, 2024 | CNN Staff
    BLACKWOOD, N.J. (KYW) - A New Jersey animal shelter is giving scorned partners a way to get back at their exes for Valentine’s Day while also helping to control the pet population. The Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center is offering to “neuter your ex” by naming a feral cat after them then having the cat spayed or neutered. The promotion’s tagline is “because some things shouldn’t breed.” The Blackwood shelter is asking for a $50 donation for the service. “It’s been really interesting to see what people have been sending in,” said Eric Schwartz, the shelter’s director of development. So...
  • Dog rescued after surviving 60-foot fall from Michigan cliff and spending night alone on Lake Superior shoreline

    01/12/2024 8:03:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 12, 2024 | Christopher Brito
    A dog named Dancer was rescued after surviving a 60-foot fall at a park in Michigan, the National Park Service said Thursday, marking the second time in less than two weeks that a canine has been found alive after plunging off a high cliff. The 3-year-old pooch was off her leash at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Wednesday when she fell off a cliff near Miners Castle onto a ledge about 60 feet below. Her owners were unable to find her and were even "convinced she had not survived," park officials said in a news release. Pictured Rocks Park Rangers...
  • People Are Blown Away By The Remarkable Mimicry Talents of This European Starling

    01/04/2024 10:51:35 AM PST · by allen592 · 6 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | January 03, 2024 | James Alain L.
    When it comes to birds with the gift of mimicry, parrots usually steal the show. However, there is a common bird native to the UK that has proven to be just as talented in this area. The European starling has astounded people worldwide with its remarkable ability to mimic various sounds, including the human voice. In a video shared by Nature Is Amazing on Twitter, viewers are treated to an incredible display of this bird's mimicry skills. With over six million views and six thousand bookmarks, it's evident that people are truly blown away by this unique talent.
  • Fisherman's Dog Catches Fish While His is Away

    01/03/2024 10:40:48 AM PST · by allen592 · 6 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | January 03, 2024 | James Alain L.
    In a heartwarming and amusing video that went viral on Twitter, a fisherman and his faithful canine companion shared a remarkable fishing adventure. As the fisherman momentarily left his post to use a nearby porta potty, his astute dog took matters into its own paws. Using its innate instincts, the dog seized an opportunity to catch a fish, showcasing remarkable resourcefulness and quick thinking. This heartwarming tale of the fisherman's dog exemplifies the strong bond between humans and their beloved furry friends.
  • Problems with a constipated cat (or dog)? Here's a solution. (vanity)

    12/30/2023 12:45:02 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 38 replies
    One of my cats had a lot of trouble with constipation. She would spend much time just hanging around the littlebox with no success. The vet recommended mineral oil mixed with food, but that didn't work. I tried squirting it into her mouth with a needleless syringe. That's was difficult for a whole bunch of reasons...and she hid when she needed it most.But Happy Days Are Here Again.I found a solution that works like a charm and thought that some of you pet people might like to consider it.I mix a 1/4 teaspoon of generic non-flavored Miralax (an osmotic laxative)...
  • Moment crazed accountant and his Louis Vuitton-toting husband have meltdown at Charlotte Douglas Airport and curse at wheelchair-bound woman after accusing American Airlines staff of keeping them from their DOGS

    12/27/2023 2:57:41 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27 December 2023 | MARTHA WILLIAMS
    A married gay couple had a huge airport meltdown and swore at a wheelchair-bound woman after accusing American Airlines staff of keeping them from their pet dogs.
  • Watch This Amazing Medial Alert Dog Save a Little Girl

    12/16/2023 2:08:53 PM PST · by allen592 · 12 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 15, 2023 | James Alain L.
    In a heartwarming display of loyalty, Spy, a yellow Labrador service dog, demonstrated the incredible abilities of our four-legged friends. Trained to monitor blood sugar levels in her young companion with Type 1 diabetes, Spy's remarkable actions one night showcased the extraordinary bond between service dogs and those they assist.
  • Two ‘Panda’-Like Dogs Take Over the Internet, Put a 'Spot'-light on Pet Adoption

    12/16/2023 11:57:42 AM PST · by allen592 · 5 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 14, 2023 | James Alain L.
    Can you imagine finding not one, but two dogs that resemble adorable pandas? That's exactly what Carly D'Eliseo experienced when she decided to adopt a dog after moving to North Texas during the pandemic. Moving to a new place can be daunting, especially during a pandemic. But Carly D'Eliseo, a dog enthusiast, saw it as an opportunity to fulfill her dream of adopting a furry friend. Little did she know that she would not only find one, but two dogs that resembled adorable pandas.
  • WATCH: Japanese Man Who Spent Almost $15k Transforming Into a Dog Fails To Fool Real-Life Dog

    12/16/2023 10:45:28 AM PST · by allen592 · 31 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 16, 2023 | James Alain L.
    In a world where people are constantly seeking unique hobbies and ways to express themselves, one Japanese man took it to the extreme. Toco, as he is known, spent nearly $15,000 to transform himself into a dog. Complete with a hyperrealistic collie costume, he embarked on a mission to experience life as a four-legged friend. However, his recent encounter with a real-life dog proved that his transformation was not foolproof.
  • Puppy Steals Peeks at a Couple of Birds and Finds Out

    12/15/2023 2:25:21 PM PST · by allen592 · 2 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 15, 2023 | James Alain L.
    In a delightful video shared on Twitter, a playful puppy finds himself in a comical situation while observing two charming pet parrots engaged in either a playful kiss or a friendly wrestling match. Little did the birds know, they had a curious canine audience hiding behind the very tree under which they were. What unfolds is a hilarious chase, as the pup's attempt to steal peeks at the birds ends abruptly when he is discovered and promptly chased away. This whimsical encounter has captured the hearts of viewers on social media, providing a welcome moment of joy and entertainment.
  • Tiny Dog Throws the Best 'Dirty Looks' When Anyone Comes Near Her Owner's Boyfriend

    12/15/2023 11:55:49 AM PST · by allen592 · 5 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 15, 2023 | James Alain L.
    We all know that dogs have a unique way of expressing their emotions, and one pup has taken it to a whole new level. Meet Miga, a Brussels griffon with a larger-than-life personality. Her owner, Lauren, recently shared photos and a hilarious story online about Miga's "dirty looks" whenever anyone comes near her boyfriend, Jesse Weyher. This tiny dog's expressive side-eye has captured the hearts of many and left the internet in stitches.
  • 3 'Incredibly Cute' African Painted Dog Puppies Raised By Golden Retriever at Indiana Zoo

    12/15/2023 10:39:41 AM PST · by allen592 · 9 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 15, 2023 | James Alain L.
    An Indiana zoo has welcomed three adorable and endangered African painted dog puppies into their care. Born in September, these puppies have captured the hearts of many with their cuteness. Although they are not like the domesticated dogs we are familiar with, they belong to the same family. What makes their story even more extraordinary is that they were raised by a golden retriever named Kassy, who became their surrogate mother.
  • Florida Police Confiscate 180kg Pet Pig Over Welfare Concerns

    12/14/2023 1:25:01 PM PST · by allen592 · 29 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 14, 2023 | James Alain L.
    In a heart-wrenching turn of events, Florida police have confiscated a 180kg pet pig named Pork Chop from its owner, Kelly Jacobson. Worries about the animal's welfare prompted the authorities to take action, leaving Jacobson devastated and determined to fight for custody. While she acknowledges the concerns raised, Jacobson is determined to demonstrate that Pork Chop is well cared for and loved.
  • Viral Video Shows Dog Finally Saying 'I Love You' Back to Her Owner

    12/14/2023 12:02:13 PM PST · by allen592 · 4 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 14, 2023 | James Alain L.
    It is often said that dogs are man's best friend, and their ability to understand and communicate with humans never fails to amaze us. TikTok user Bridget Bigelow recently experienced a heartwarming and hilarious moment when her dog, Sadie, unexpectedly responded to her declaration of love. After months of repetition and encouragement, Sadie finally uttered those precious words: "I love you." Bigelow captured this incredible moment on video, which quickly went viral, captivating the hearts of millions of viewers across the world.
  • Cockatoo Gets Mad at Owner for Being on the Phone Instead of Paying Attention To Him

    12/14/2023 10:50:03 AM PST · by allen592 · 13 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 14, 2023 | James Alain L.
    Meet Tango, a lovable and expressive cockatoo who has taken the internet by storm. In a viral video clip shared on social media, Tango can be seen giving his owner a hilarious scolding for being glued to his phone instead of paying attention to him. This witty bird has captivated the hearts of millions with his dramatic outburst, leaving viewers in stitches.
  • French Bulldog Has a 'Dance Off' With Its Owner and Definitely Comes Out the Winner

    12/13/2023 12:54:34 PM PST · by allen592 · 6 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 13, 2023 | James Alain L.
    Some people are born with natural talents that leave others in awe, and this includes amazing dancers. However, it turns out that dogs can also possess incredible dancing skills. On December 6, TikTok user Clarke (@kimberly5904) shared a video of his dog, Billy, who has some serious moves. This funny French Bulldog challenges his owner to a "dance-off" and definitely steals the show.
  • Belgian Malinois With Insane Skateboarding Skills is Making Everyone's Day

    12/13/2023 11:04:52 AM PST · by allen592 · 11 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 13, 2023 | James Alain L.
    Have you ever seen a dog with extraordinary skills that make you question whether it's a four-legged creature or a wonder on wheels? Meet Lucky, a Belgian Malinois dog who is taking the skateboarding world by storm. With his insane skateboarding skills, Lucky is capturing the hearts of dog lovers all over the world. In a viral video on Pinterest, Lucky effortlessly glides through the streets, conquering every obstacle that comes his way. From stairs to turns, there's nothing that can stop this talented pup.
  • Cute Video Shows Mom and Dad French Bulldogs Training Their Baby to Walk

    12/13/2023 10:07:39 AM PST · by allen592 · 2 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 13, 2023 | James Alain L.
    In an adorable video that has warmed the hearts of viewers on social media, a pair of devoted French bulldog parents can be seen training their little one to take its first steps. The heartwarming clip, which was shared on Pinterest, showcases the mother's patient demeanor and the father's eagerness to see their baby walking. Despite the puppy's inability to support its weight at this early stage, the doting parents do their best to encourage and guide their little one towards a significant milestone.
  • Pink, Wrinkly Puppy Shocks Rescuers With Incredible New Look

    12/12/2023 1:25:33 PM PST · by allen592 · 6 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | December 12, 2023 | James Alain L.
    When volunteers at Stray Rescue of St. Louis (SRSL) stumbled upon a stray puppy in a local cemetery, they were taken aback by his shocking appearance. Bald, with pink, wrinkly skin that was inflamed, this little pup tugged at their heartstrings. But what they soon discovered was that underneath his rough exterior, he had an incredibly sweet and loving personality. Thus began a journey of transformation and hope for this special dog, who would later be named Kamper.