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As Puppy Scams Peak, Adopt A Shelter Pet Near Johns Creek

JOHNS CREEK, GA — Online scammers have been busy as the holiday season has collided with the COVID-19 pandemic in Johns Creek. One type of scam that is particularly alarming, and gaining strength, involves puppies and other pets such as kittens, iguanas and lizards.

A spike in the number of reported pet scams has been noticeable since the pandemic started and is likely to grow as the winter holidays approach, according to the Better Business Bureau.

“COVID-19 has made for a long and uncertain year, and a ‘quarantine puppy’ or other pet has proven to be a comfort for many

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As Puppy Scams Peak, Adopt A Pet At A Shelter Near Wauwatosa

WAUWATOSA, WI — Online scammers have been busy as the holiday season has collided with the COVID-19 pandemic in Wauwatosa. One type of scam that is particularly alarming, and gaining strength, involves puppies and other pets such as kittens, iguanas and lizards.

A spike in the number of reported pet scams has been noticeable since the pandemic started and is likely to grow as the winter holidays approach, according to the Better Business Bureau.

“COVID-19 has made for a long and uncertain year, and a ‘quarantine puppy’ or other pet has proven to be a comfort for many people. But

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Is there a puppy heaven? Owners think so, headstones in pet cemeteries show

Pet owners in the 19th century dearly loved their furry friends, but contemporary pet owners are more likely to believe in an afterlife where they’ll see their deceased pets once more. 

Meaningful relationships between people and animals — unto death and beyond — have existed for thousands of years. Human graves dating to the Stone Age and the Paleolithic era hold dogs that may have been pets, and in 1881 the first public cemetery devoted entirely to pets was established in Hyde Park, London. Now found worldwide, pet cemeteries commemorate the emotional connection that people feel for cherished companion animals,

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Reese Witherspoon’s Daughter Ava Phillippe Introduces Her New Puppy After Their Family Dog’s Death

Reese Witherspoon‘s family just got a bit bigger…and more barky!

On Oct. 25, Ava Phillippe, Reese’s 21-year-old daughter, shared that she brought a new dog home, shortly after the family lost their beloved French bulldog Pepper.

“The day we lost Pepper just so happened to be the day I brought this sweet boy home with me,” Ava explained in her Instagram post. “This is Benji! He’s from the @bestfriendsanimalsociety sanctuary in Southern Utah and is a dream of a rescue dog. He loves to cuddle and meet new friends (human & canine) and has quickly adjusted to life

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I adopted a puppy on TODAY a year ago. Here’s why it was the best decision

I was never supposed to have a pet. My fiancé, Alex, and I are both huge dog lovers, but our New York City landlord wouldn’t allow it, and we love our apartment. This led to many years of fostering rescue pups whom we attempted to keep secret from him, with varying degrees of success.

But a year ago — well before the coronavirus pandemic hit and upended all of our lives — our resolve not to get evicted was tested for the final time. Every August, animal shelters that are full with a summer’s worth of puppies and kittens waive

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