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Michelle Obama, Dolly Parton and other stars celebrate National Pet Day

Former first lady Michelle Obama celebrated National Pet Day with a photo of Bo and Sunny on Instagram. (Photo: Pete Souza/White House via Getty Images)

April 11 is National Pet Day, giving pet owners across the country a chance to show off their precious animal pals. Former first lady Michelle Obama took the opportunity to celebrate the occasion by sharing a photo of Bo and Sunny, the Obama family’s dogs, on Instagram.

“Happy #NationalPetDay to these two bundles of joy! Thanks for always making my day a little brighter — and for the endless cuddles,” she captioned a photo of

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Pets of the week: Christie is a sweet little snuggler. Sir Andrew Lovington is a character

JACKSON, MI – Christie and Sir Andrew Lovington are just two of the many animals at the Cascade Humane Society that are looking for loving forever homes.

Christie is a lovable little 6-year-old female possibly boxer mix who has the sweetest eyes and gives the best snuggles.

As a loyal and protective dog, she has enough love to give an owner or family, but she should be the only dog in the home. Christie was good with kids in her home but she would do best with a low-key, low-traffic home as a lot of people and changes can make

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Adoptable pets from Arizona Humane Society and Maricopa County Animal Care (4/14/2021)

Rattles – A3857085 – NEUTERED MALE RED/WHITE AM PIT BULL TER/MIX – about 7 years old. WEST KENNEL, WING D – 114 . Call 602-506-7387 for more information.MCACC

Meet Mia! This sweet little Chihuahua mix is looking for a home with someone who has as much love to give as she does. At 6-years-old, Mia had a rough start in life. She was brought the Arizona Humane Society after police found her abandoned in a town home with no one to care for her. She was so excited to see her rescuers that she ran right up to them

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U.K. police hunt rabbit thief after giant celebrity pet Darius goes missing

LONDON — Missing: Darius, with long floppy ears and measuring a record-breaking 4 feet. Last seen in rabbit hutch in Stoulton, England.

Police said they were hunting one of the world’s largest rabbits, if not the largest, which went missing over the weekend.

“We are appealing for information following the theft of an award-winning rabbit from its home in Stoulton, Worcestershire,” West Mercia Police said in statement on Monday. “The rabbit is quite unique in the fact it is 4ft in size.”

Darius, who became a 2010 Guinness world record holder for his huge length, was stolen from

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Can your pet make you sick? Here’s how you can stay healthy

(WXYZ) — Did you know pets can sometimes carry harmful germs that can make us sick, even when the pet appears to be just fine?

Consumer Reports has some tips to help you and your fine-feathered friends stay healthy.

2020 made backyard chickens an urban and suburban trend.

Memberships to the American Poultry Association rose in 2020, as cooped-in Americans started backyard flocks. But according to the CDC, those new flocks came with an explosion of salmonella outbreaks — not from eating the birds, but from handling them.

Bacteria can spread from live poultry via their feces. They walk in

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The Vanderbilt Hustler | IN PHOTOS: Hustler Pets 2021

This time last year, we were being sent home for the summer. We were completely oblivious to the complete upheaval of our lives that was to come—Zoom who? Isn’t N-95 a kind of airplane? Why is there no toilet paper? A national wave of uncertainty and fear isolated us to our homes, and who did we have alongside us for the ride? Our pets. Even though today looks a whole lot better than it did a year ago, we still felt it was right to give yet another tribute to the animals that have stuck by us both in and

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