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Ancient humans bred horses to make them more "rideable" 4,200 years ago, study suggests

In fact, the analysis of 475 ancient horse genomes revealed that, around 4,200 years ago, many dome…

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I adopted a dog for my son when I was a single mom. I found ways to work it into my budget, and it was so worth it.

When I was a single mom, I adopted a dog for my son. I saved every month for the annual vet check-u…

Ashley Archambault   


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Lupita Nyong'o got over her longtime fear of cats by doing 'cat therapy' for 'A Quiet Place: Day One.' Then, she adopted a cat of her own.

Lupita Nyong'o, who plays Sam in "A Quiet Place: Day One," told Glamour that she underwent "cat the…

Olivia Singh   


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Americans lost over $1 million last year falling for online puppy adoption scams, largely on Facebook Marketplace

Thousands of Americans fell for online puppy adoption scams on Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist …

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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A Canadian animal shelter's 'camera broke' so it posted hilarious sketches of pets up for adoption instead

The Ottawa Humane Society posted sweet, simple sketches of its pets to help raise awareness, and so…

Gabbi Shaw   


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Rabbits and guinea pigs were headed for adoption in Arizona. Advocates fear they turned into reptile food.

After some 323 small pets were transferred from a humane society in San Diego to one in Arizona, th…

Katie Balevic   


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No, 'Orphan' isn't based on Natalia Grace's story — but she thinks her adoptive parents may have been inspired by it

Some compared the true story of Natalia Grace, who was adopted by the Barnett family, to the horror…

Palmer Haasch   


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An animal shelter in Pennsylvania is empty for the first time in nearly 50 years: 'It is a true miracle'

For the first time in 47 years, there was not a dog to be found at the Adams County SPCA. They had …

Juliana Kaplan   


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A woman came home for Christmas and discovered her parents had 'adopted' a wild raccoon, giving him cooked breakfast and dog toys

Stacy Jo Rost came home on Christmas to find her parents had adopted a wild raccoon named Little Ri…

Julie Gerstein   


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An Alabama prisoner will soon become the first in the US to be executed by nitrogen gas. Veterinarians won't even use the method on most animals.

Human rights activists have condemned the experimental execution method, noting that even veterinar…

Michelle Mark   


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Maui's animal shelters shipped more than 100 pets to Oregon to make room for animals injured in the wildfires

Over 130 cats and dogs from Maui animal shelters were relocated to Portland, Oregon, after the Hawa…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Chris Evans said he planned to adopt a puppy, but rescuing an adult dog was 'the best decision of my life'

The "Buzz Lightyear" star played with puppies as he told BuzzFeed it's a "shame" adult dogs get ove…

Gabi Stevenson   


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A North Carolina animal shelter rescued a pair of best friends, a dog and a goat, and made sure they were adopted together

"It's a weird duo, but it works for them," said Wake County Animal Center director, Dr. Jennifer Fe…

Gabbi Shaw   


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12 questions to ask at an animal shelter before adopting a pet

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Gabbi Shaw   


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A Michigan sheriff's deputy accused of torturing, killing, and tossing his adopted dog in a ditch has been arrested

The deputy said he was trimming his dog's nails when the dog nipped at him. So he duct-taped the do…

Katie Balevic   


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Pet euthanasia rates are at a 3-year high, but experts say there are ways to help besides adoption

Fostering a pet, volunteering at an animal shelter, or donating supplies are ways to help reduce hu…

Kelly Burch   


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I created major advocacy organizations for women's entrepreneurship and animal welfare. This is how I did it.

Wendy Diamond, who founded Women's Entrepreneurship Day Organization and Animal Fair Media, explain…

Katie Balevic   


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Jason Momoa shares an adorable video of his newly-adopted pet pig: 'This is why I can't work with animals'

The "Aquaman" star also shares several unusual animals — including a donkey, a ball python, two hal…

Libby Torres   


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A California animal shelter owner requires people to support gun control — and not be an NRA member — to adopt a pet

"We do not support those who believe that the 2nd amendment gives them the right to buy assault wea…

Taylor Ardrey