Pets

Pet Owners Make Mobile Bed for Their 16-Year-Old Dog to Help Canine Enjoy Last Beach Vacation

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A dog owner found an innovative way to transport his 16-year-old Chesapeake Bay retriever around Virginia Beach, Virginia, for the canine’s final months of life.

Tom Antonino, who lives in Georgia, frequently visited Virginia Beach with his wife and their dog Cocoa for years. But at 16 years old, the once-energetic pup struggled to walk a short distance, making the trips harder to pull off for the family of three.

Antonino, determined to help Cocoa live a relatively normal life in her final days, created a home-crafted mobile bed that allowed him and his wife to transport

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New human-grade pet food plant set to open near Topeka later this year

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A new dry pet food manufacturing facility is coming to the Topeka area and it will bring at least 40 jobs to Shawnee County.

According to the online publication “Pet Age,” The Honest Kitchen is set to open a new, state-of-the-art facility that will produce human-grade food for pets near Topeka.

Production is set to begin in the third quarter of 2021.

The Honest Kitchen announced last month it will open a new manufacturing facility to produce human-grade food for pets.

The company told 13 NEWS, the plant is currently under construction near Topeka, but it’s

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Hertzko Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush Makes Grooming Your Dog Easy

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Proper grooming is essential for keeping your pet clean and healthy, but most pets (and some owners) dread the maintenance process. If your dog or cat hates getting brushed and you equally hate cleaning up their excess fur, try the $16 Hertzko Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush, recommended by over 35,000 Amazon shoppers.

The fur-eliminating brush has bristles made of “fine bent wire,” per the brand, which help to get deep into your pet’s topcoat and undercoat without hurting

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7 Pet Stocks to Buy to Support Our Furry Friends

The novel coronavirus pandemic has made it glaringly obvious: we humans have become quite the sorry bunch. From the wave of hate crimes and stigmatization that have rippled across the U.S. to divisive and sometimes violent political actions, we can’t cooperate even when cooperation is mutually beneficial.  One thing we can agree on is the sentimental importance of our pets, and thus the economic importance of pet stocks.

Our non-human family members love us unconditionally. They just ask that we take care of their basic needs — nothing more, nothing less, although a treat is always appreciated. With such a

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Python Swallows Pet Cat Whole in Horrifying Incident

A housecat named Hurjun met a horrific end on April 4 when he was apparently suffocated and swallowed whole by a python in the comfort of his Thailand home, according to Mothership. Photographs of the scene posted to Facebook show the snake digesting its meal, its diamond-patterned belly noticeably distended.

In the same post, Hurjun’s owner, Kanchi Nard, recounted the tragic series of events, which took place around 3 p.m. local time. She wrote that her daughter had wandered into the backyard in search of Hurjun only to stumble upon an enormous python instead. Her cries of alarm brought Nard

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Chewy Is Having a Massive Sale on Dog Beds, Cat Scratchers, Crates, and More

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Spring cleaning, organizing, and refreshing your space can be a lot of fun — especially when there are pets involved. After all, your favorite furry friends are probably a huge part of how you got through the last year in quarantine. Now that there’s an end in sight, your pets deserve some fresh new digs just as much as you do. Thankfully, Chewy just dropped a major sale that’s going on from now until April 11, and you

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