Thinking about feeding your dog raw food? Think again

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Pet owners want the best for their animals, including giving them the best possible diet. In recent years, many pet parents have begun to look at home-cooked meals, or sometimes fresh meals consisting entirely of raw foods.Some argue that a raw food diet leads to a glossier coat, healthier teeth, and a better overall. health For dogs.

Raw food is uncooked food, primarily meat, which can be homemade by pet owners or purchased frozen.Recently Studies from Portugal, But found it while being commercial Dog food Of all kinds, some nasty bacteria can be lurking, and raw

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Seattle Area Pet Adoption: Cats, Dogs, More

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Looking to add to your family and give back to the Seattle community at the same time? Consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. Local shelters in Seattle and environs have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting to be adopted.

About 6.5 million companion animals are surrendered to animal pounds each year nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. However, only around half of all shelter animals are adopted each year, ASPCA data shows. On a search for your new companion? Consider beginning at a local rescue facility like

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Multiple dog food brands recalled over substance that could harm your pet

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WASHINGTON (WTAJ) — Multiple dog food brands have been recalled due to possible high levels of a by-product that can be harmful to pets if consumed in large quantities.

According to a release, Sunshine Mills, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of some dog food under the brands Triumph, Evolve, Wild Harvest, Nurture Farms, Pure Being and Elm.

The food may contain potentially high levels of aflatoxin, a naturally occurring by-product from the mold Aspergillus flavus that can grow on pet food ingredients such as corn, peanuts and other grains, according to

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Why animals recognise numbers but only humans can do math

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Counting feels utterly effortless to adults, who are unlikely to even remember when or how they picked up this useful, apparently automatic skill. Yet when you think about it, counting is a remarkable invention. It helped early humans to trade, apportion food and organize fledgling civilisations, laying the foundations for life as we know it today.

But a sensitivity for numbers isn’t uniquely human. Tiny guppies and honeybees as well as hyenas and dogs have been found to perceive and act on numerical stimuli. So responding to numbers is an evolved trait we seem to share

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Augusta animal activist Willene Colvin jailed on cruelty charge

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The head of an Augusta animal rescue was sentenced to 10 days in jail and several dozen dogs were removed her home Thursday after an emaciated, sick dog was found in her care. 

Willene Colvin, 75, who ran Save the Animals Rescue Society in Hephzibah, had been on probation since April on a prior animal-related charge. One of the conditions of her probation was not to be cited again, but on July 1 she was charged with animal cruelty.

Alyssa Shelton, a senior animal control officer with Augusta Animal Services, testified she found a dog named Cinnamon unable to walk,

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