Deciding Between One Made of Chocolate or One with Fur

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By Jacqui Dziak It is that time of year again, and it is undeniable.  If you walk into any store, be prepared to be greeted with all things bunny- bunny towels, bunny bowls, bunny dishes and mugs, stuffed bunnies- even bunny toys for Fido. Bunnies get a lot of attention at Easter, and they soar …

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How to decipher the many moods of cats

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My best friend, Bailey the cat, lived to be almost 21 years old. Since I spent half my life with him, I have learned a thing or two about how cats express themselves. Bailey had a flair for the dramatic (a trait my partner insists he got from me, but whatever), so over the years …

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What a difference a field trip makes — for a shelter dog

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In mid-March, we launched a new program for our shelter dogs called “Foster Field Trips” as part of a Maddie’s Fund study we are participating in to determine how getting dogs out of the shelter for a few hours on a “field trip” can improve overall well being, increase adoption chances and help shelters get …

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People and coyotes CAN coexist, here’s how

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As a native Angeleno, there are a few truths I’ve known and accepted from a very early age: 1) I am woefully unprepared every time it rains, and yet I have never considered buying rain gear, 2) I engage in heated debates about where to get the best tacos at least once a week, 3) …

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The next Marvel su-purr-hero — Goose the cat — arrives just in time for Kitten Season

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Captain Marvel just shattered the box office ceiling reaching 153 million in its opening weekend. I contributed $16.50 of that with my ticket. I joined the long line with a few hundred self-professed comic geeks anxiously awaiting the latest all-new adventure from a previously unseen period of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The story follows the …

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