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What is it like to have pet chickens?

There is an increase in those calling backyard chickens pets. (Photo: Getty Creative) When the COVID-19 pandemic caused the world to shut down in March 2020, we all changed direction. Instead of eating in restaurants, we started sourdough breads and made pasta from scratch. Instead of extracurricular activities after school, we planted gardens and started […]

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Dear Tabby: Creative Uses For Your Pet’s Fur | Community

Dear Tabby, Our dog is doing her seasonal shed and there are fur tumbleweeds rolling around our house! I sweep as often as possible, but was wondering if there was anything I could do to help manage the shed and also, something else to do with the fur that is all over my house. Apart […]

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Turtle on tracks delays holiday trains after fleeing pet store

A The tortoise gave rail passengers trying to get to Stansted Airport an unexpected delay after finding its way onto the train tracks. Greater Anglia rail tweeted that trains between Norwich and Stansted Airport were stopped for over an hour on Monday due to the injured reptile. The 76cm long turtle, called Clyde, was discovered […]

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DogHouse Hosts Free Pet Adoption Weekend at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington

Big white Mastiff Diesel sniffed his way through toy-filled boxes, grabbing the perfect toy: a gray and blue plush elephant from Kong. On Monday, cannabis company DogHouse brought the plethora of homemade toys and cakes to the Humane Society for Southwest Washington in honor of Dogust Day, the national birthday of shelter dogs on Aug. […]

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What to Know About the Chicago-Area Pet Adoption Event – NBC Chicago

Your new furry family member is waiting for you! Adopt a Pet at this year’s NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago Clear the Shelters throughout the month, August 1 through August 31. This is the perfect opportunity to expand your family. Many shelters are experiencing a summer surge of new pets for a variety of reasons. […]