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How to Keep Your Pet From Suffering from Heat Stroke

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 10:27am

Like humans, pets love to lay out in the sun. While they don’t get sunburned, they can suffer from heat stroke. Heat stroke is a condition caused by the body’s inability to regulate its temperature properly when...

Jeremy Triantafilo holds his pet Tara who saved him from a dog bite. (Courtesy Today).

Meet the Hero Cat Who Saved a Boy From a Dog Attack

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:47am

Her name is Tara and she’ll go down in history as a hero. She’s the pet cat who saved a boy from a dog attack. The astonishing security camera video of Tara chasing off a dog has gone viral and rightfully so. In the...

Nature: Why Some Animals Choose A Mate Over Others

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:01am

Several years ago I stumbled upon the book Why Men Marry Some Women and Not Others. Based on intense scientific research, surveys and interviews with couples, it claimed to answer the age old question: why men like say...

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Inside Animal Minds: Who's the Smartest?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 8:22am

Who’s smarter: a dog or a dolphin? An elephant or an ape? Tonight on Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest?, scientists get to the bottom of the question. The show is the last of the Inside Animal Minds series on...

Mutt Muffin has fully recovered from being left on the highway for dead.(Image from Gofundme.com and 11alive.com)

Snowjammed, Injured Dog Gets Happy Ending

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 8:20am

A happy ending for Mutt Muffin, the injured snowjammed dog. The little pooch left for dead on a highway has made a full recovery. His rescue and recovery are a remarkable story of the power of the kindness of strangers...

NOVA’s Dogs & Super Senses Finds Out How Dogs View the World

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 6:20am

While a recent study put to rest the notion that dogs feel and express shame for their bad behavior, the NOVA special "Dogs...

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Inside Animal Minds and My Bionic Pet

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 8:19am

On “Inside Animal Minds”, NOVA’s new animal mini-series, we get a glimpse of how birds think. While “My Bionic Pet” shows pets overcoming injuries and disabilities through the use of prosthetics. What is remarkable...

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Lifeline Animal Project Celebrates Year of Improving FCAS with Event

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 8:14am

It’s been a year since the Lifeline Animal Project took over Fulton County Animal Services. They are marking the anniversary of their successful take over by hosting an open house this weekend at FCAS that will include...

World Spay Day in Georgia

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 9:48am

Today is World Spay Day. It’s part of Spay/Neuter Awareness month which happens to be in February. Here is your chance to bring attention to the issue of spaying and neutering animals by participating in or talking...

Poppy from Georgia's Shih Tzu & FurBabies Rescue is part of the starting line-up. (Image courtesy animalplanet.com.)

Forget Super Bowl XLVII! It’s Puppy Bowl X and Kitten Bowl I Time

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, January 31, 2014 - 7:20am

Forget Super Bowl XLVIII! There are two other more important competitive sports matches airing on February 2, namely the Puppy Bowl X on the Animal Planet at 3 p.m. and the Kitten Bowl I on the Hallmark Channel at 12 p...

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