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Rescue dog in the White House could spark increase in shelter pet adoptions

RUSSELL TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WJW)– The White House is once again home to a presidential pup, only President Joe Biden‘s “first dog” Major Biden is no minor addition.

As the first rescue dog adopted from a shelter in the White House, he could help shake off myths about adopted pets.

“A lot of people think of adopted pets as they’re broken, they have issues. And in reality, they are some of the best dogs and cats are out there,” said Erin Hawes, Rescue Village shelter manager.

The Geauga Humane

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Deadly Dog, Cat Food Kills 80 Animals In Latest Recall

After issuing a recall on Dec. 30 after 28 dog deaths, Midwestern Pet Foods is expanding its pet food recall to include all dog and cat foods made with corn products because they may contain mold toxin aflatoxin in levels that are higher than the acceptable daily limits set by the Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA has started an investigation into the source of aflatoxin poisoning at Midwestern Pet Foods, which at high levels can cause illness and death in pets. To date, there have been 70 reports of pets dying from eating the food and 80 pet illnesses

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How to Clone Your Dog

Photo credit: Kory Kennedy
Photo credit: Kory Kennedy

From Popular Mechanics

Meesha Kaufman’s five chihuahuas are a lot alike. Their tails wag, their eyes bulge, and their bark is almost certainly bigger than their bite. They’re all named after superheroes’ secret identities— Bruce Wayne, Tony Stark, Clark Kent, Peter Parker, and Wade Wilson. In other words, they are like any normal pampered chihuahuas. But there are ways to tell the dogs apart.

As the chihuahuas paw and nibble on each other like two-year-old pups are apt to do, it’s easy to notice that the black spotting on their white-furred bodies varies from dog

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Jenny Slate’s dog and tampons: Tips for dog training

Jenny Slate looking surprised and a dog
Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Terence Patrick/CBS via Getty Images and Getty Images Plus.

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Jenny Slate loves dogs. She grew up with a Bichon Frise named Wally, fell in love with her own Bichon Frise named Reggie, and now owns a rescue dog named Sally. Jenny even considers herself “very much like a dog,” and fittingly, voiced Gidget, a white pomeranian, in the 2016 film The Secret Life of Pets. And so Jenny understands that dogs sometimes eat things they shouldn’t. Like tampons.

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6 Scientific Reasons to Get a Dog

Dogs are a woman’s best friend. You’ve heard this before, and the reasons may seem obvious (they’re cuddly and loyal and don’t judge your Bachelorette binges), but did you know they could also help you lose weight? That, and five more research-backed reasons to add a fluffy buddy to the family below.

RELATED: What Dog Breed Should You Get Based on Your Personality Type?

1. They Provide Social Support

You call him Buddy for a reason. Studies have shown that having a pet can help boost your self-esteem and foster a sense of belonging—especially after experiencing some sort of rejection.

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