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PetFundr

Animal-only Crowdfunding Platform Celebrates Four Years of Helping Pets

Category: Inspire
When reporter Darcy Matheson was covering stories on pets, she saw a common and difficult theme: expensive vet bills and people struggling to pay them.  With that in mind, the animal lover and mama to two terriers herself, decided to start a crowdfunding platform that would help people raise money for animal projects, whether it be individual pet owners paying veterinary costs, or rescue groups looking to expand to help more furry friends.  more
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One Man’s Plan to End Pet Over-Population

Category: Dog Life
It all started when 10-year-old Dylan looked out his bedroom window and caught something out of the corner of his eye. He thought it might be a baby coyote, a reasonable guess since his family lived in Thousand Oaks, California. He got his mom, Lynnda, and together they went outside to take a look.  more
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Let's Play!

Category: Dog Life
Launch the fun! Fetch-crazed dogs will love the iFetch Too ($199), an interactive, automatic ball launcher that shoots standard-sized tennis balls 10-40 feet. Includes a built-in, rechargeable battery so you can take it anywhere! more

Meet Josh, Cover Dog Winner!

Category: Inspire
Our Cover Dog Josh's beginnings were decidedly NOT the stuff dreams are made of. He was just 48 hours old when his breeder dropped him off at a shelter to be euthanized because he was born with a cleft palate. Lucky for Josh, an angel—in the form of one Tina Lythgoe—decided that was not to be. And the rest is history…   more
How to Keep Your Dog's Smile Pearly White

How to Keep Your Dog's Smile Pearly White

Category: Health
A whopping 80% of dogs and cats will show signs of periodontal disease, including red and swollen gums, bad breath, pain, and tooth loss. Small and mid-sized dog breeds are especially susceptible. If left untreated, periodontal disease progresses to plaque build up, gum recession, loosened teeth, bad breath, inflammation, and bleeding of the gums, and, eventually, loss of teeth, oral infections, and even poor overall health. more

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Dog of the Week!

Meet: Misha