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  • 10 Things Pets Would Do If They Had Thumbs

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Tuesday March 3rd, 2015 at 02:23 PM

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    Its If Pets Had Thumbs Day! What would your pets do with the gift of opposable thumbs? Heres what we think.

    Play fetch solo.

    Coordinate a plan for world domination.

    Pwn some n00bs on Call of Duty.

    Run a successful business and staple things.

    Possibly attack you in your sleep

    Find a cure for cancer.

    Get that last lil bit

    Form a terrifying cat dance gang when youre a pet, youre a pet all the way.

    Eat everything you ever told them not to.

    Finally clean up after themselves.

    The post 10 Things Pets Would...

  • Doctor’s Pawscription – Adopt a Dog

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Monday March 2nd, 2015 at 09:00 AM

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    Science is adding a new reason to the list of why dogs are awesome theyre good for your health. The health benefits of petshealth benefits of petshave been obvious for years, but now the scienceis finally catching up. Doctors are prescribing pet adoption for issues as wide-ranging as depression, obesity and heart disease.

    I dare you to look at that face and not smile. Image via Creative Commons license on Flickr.

    Why do pets help health?The short answer is, they make us happy. Pets reduce...

  • Saving Grace Saves Kittens

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Friday February 27th, 2015 at 01:23 PM

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    Blake received life-saving eye surgery for an eye trauma. She has now found her forever home! Image via Saving Grace Rescues Facebook.

    Saving Grace Rescueis a non-profit organization based in San Francisco. Founded by Amber Holly, Saving Grace finds forever homes for special needs cats and kittens under eight weeks old.

    The cats medical care is costly, especially for the critical cases Saving Grace often sees. Ferdinand and Blake are two kittens rescued by Saving Grace from a high-kill...

  • 7 Ways to Be a Responsible Pet Parent

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Thursday February 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM

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    You love your dog like a furry family member. Only the finest for Fido organic food, fair-trade toys, designer beds. Beyond pampering, there are ways to help your pet be happy and healthy.

    Read on for more ways to be a responsible pet parent!

    1. Pick up that poop!

    Whether its the beach, park, sidewalk or backyard, no one likes a stinky mess. Cleaning up after your pet has become part of the collective consciousness, with movements in cities and suburbs alike.

    Chad Logan, founder and picker-upper...

  • Battle of the Boxes – MeowBox and KitNipBox Review

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Thursday February 26th, 2015 at 09:00 AM

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    In our quest to pamper our pets, cat subscription boxes are popping up left and right. For a monthly fee, a box of purrfect goodies is delivered to your door.

    As a pet blogger and self-proclaimed crazy cat lady, I know how much cats love their boxes. My recent rescue kitty, Bug, was the perfect test subject, so I reached out to the two main cat subscription boxes, MeowBox and KitNipBox.

    Both companies kindly sent boxes of goodies for my fur baby Bug to review, and the results are in!

    MeowBox

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  • Today is World Spay Day!

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Tuesday February 24th, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    On World Spay Day, thousands of pets will have the same question. Image via Complex.com.

    Today across the world, pets are being coerced into cars for the dreaded trip to the vet. On World Spay Day, many animal shelters and organizations are offering free or reduced alteration for pets! Todays the day sorry, Fido and Fluffy.

    Follow Bob Barkers advice.

    Pet overpopulation is a serious issue, with around 8 million homeless pets in the United States alone. By spaying or neutering your pet, youre...

  • 5 Droolworthy Dog Treat Recipes

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Monday February 23rd, 2015 at 09:00 AM

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    While these treats are for your pet, its not recommended you actually let Fido cook. Image via Creative Commons license on Flickr.

    Today is National Dog Biscuit Day! In honor of todays tasty treats, weve found the best homemade dog treat recipes. Whether your pet has a food intolerance or is just plain picky, theres something for every pooch.

    Frozen Peanut Butter Pup Pops

    This dog treat recipecomes from the Dog Whisperer himself! Perfect for a hot spring day, this snack is sure to cool down...

  • Humane Society Helps Retired Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

    from Healthy Paws Pet Insurance & Foundation

    Friday February 20th, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    Formed in 1960, the Rancho Coastal Humane Societycares for homeless animals in San Diego County. A non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, RCHS is committed to finding pets forever homes while bringing awareness to the public.

    The shelter has partnered with Pets for Patriotsand Purinas Pet Adoption Program to help those in need. In addition, RCHS has its own Better With a Buddy program, which offers a reduced fee when you adopt two cats or kittens together.

    Rancho Coastal Humane Society received a...

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