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Mad Paws wants to be an Airbnb for pets so your dog always feels at home

Mad Paws wants to be an Airbnb for pets so your dog always feels at home

How exciting! Airbnb for pets An Airbnb-style website is trying to gain more foothold in Australia’s fast-growing market for pet services. Mad Paws was conceptualized after its co-founder and CEO Alexis Soulopoulos pet-sat for a good friend who was struggling...

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Mutated “Micropigs” Will Soon Be Sold as Pets

Mutated “Micropigs” Will Soon Be Sold as Pets

Last year, scientists in China used a gene-editing technique to produce pint-sized pigs for medical research. Now they want to sell them as pets. Critics say the precedent could lead to bizarre versions of cats and dogs, while at the...

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Thousands of greyhound dogs killed annually in Australia

Thousands of greyhound dogs killed annually in Australia

In a disturbing statistic, up to 17,000 dogs are believed to have been killed every year in Australia’s greyhound racing industry, simply because they were deemed not fit to race. The figure was revealed in a “strictly confidential document” released...

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7 things you probably didn’t know about the Queen’s Corgis

7 things you probably didn’t know about the Queen’s Corgis

We’ll if you didn’t know about the Queen’s Corgis before, now ya know! Keep reading for the facts:   LONDON – It’s difficult to imagine Queen Elizabeth II without picturing her alongside her four-legged, pointy-eared sidekicks. Ever since her dad introduced...

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