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Updated Apr 15, 2015 at 12:29 PM

The companionship of a pet can be comforting and therapeutic for people in their advanced years of life.But selecting the right pet is important in ensuring the process is as worry free as possible.One suggestion Laurie Parish, DVM of Atlantic Animal Hospital in Wilmington, North Carolina, offers is matching up an older pet with an older client.

Updated Apr 1, 2015 at 1:06 PM

As if cuddly little pooches didn't get enough attention on their own, now they're out trying to steal the Easter Bunny's thunder. We wouldn't mind finding one of these cute little critters in our Easter baskets on Sunday… as long...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Stump, a 10-year-old Sussex spaniel, became the oldest Best in Show winner at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show in February. Stump makes his home in Houston with his handler, Scott Sommer. In 2004, veterinarians at Texas A&M University in College...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 6:28 PM

Blind, injured or otherwise handicapped dogs, cats and horses find a loving home at Rolling Dog Ranch Animal Sanctuary in Ovando (pop. 71). The 160-acre sanctuary, founded in 2000 by Steve Smith and Alayne Marker, tends to 70 to 80 disabled...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 6:27 PM

Tips for keeping your pets healthy and comfortable

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 6:27 PM

Debi Boies, of Landrum (pop. 2,472), and pilot Jon Wehrenberg, of Knoxville, Tenn., founded Pilots N Paws to rescue doomed animals. Pilots volunteer their time, planes and fuel to transport dogs and cats to rescue groups.

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 6:27 PM

The state's oldest horse is Mr. Kid Bars, who turns 40 this month. The registered American quarter horse works at Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center in Columbia (pop. 84,531). Most horses don't live longer than 30 years.

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 6:27 PM

Fala, a Scottish terrier, was the personal pet and constant companion of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. When Roosevelt died in 1945, Fala went to live with his widow, Eleanor Roosevelt, at Val-Kill in Hyde Park (pop. 20,851). Fala died in 1952 and...

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 6:27 PM

Lurch, a 200-pound English mastiff, was honored by the Livingston County chapter of the American Red Cross last year for donating blood 20 times. Lurch's blood has helped dozens of dogs, including one who got into rat poison.

Updated Mar 18, 2015 at 9:54 AM

There are a lot of people who think it would be a great idea to get a puppy at the same time that they have a new baby. They have images of Instagram moments of their adorable little puppy cuddling with their cute little baby. While this might be...

Updated Feb 18, 2015 at 11:38 AM

To defeat fleas, you need to understand their life cycle and learn how to take control. Your groomer can be a great ally in this battle.

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