184-Year-Old Tortoise Does Something For First Time In His Life

184-years is a long time to wait for this, but from the look on this tortoise’s face, it was worth the wait. Johnanthan the tortoise got his first bath this week. Veterinarian Joe Hollins did the honors using a loofah, soft brush and sponge. The The Daily Mail reports that Johnathan arrived on St. Helena Island when he was 50 years old. That was in 1882! In his time on St Helena he has seen 28 British governors come and go. Eight

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How Your Pets Can Earn You Miles And Save You Big Money

  Everyone in our family helps to earn miles and points. Even our pets! Now you can do the same. Of course, being the crazy pet lover, this is money you’re going to spend anyway. So why not take a couple extra steps, save money and earn miles? Miles Husband explains how it works in this video featuring a special guest. Here are the steps with links: Go to GiftCardRescue.com. Buy e-gift cards, for Petsmart using your favorite miles-earning credit card.

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The Secret My Dog Has Known About Me For 16 Years

If you love your dog, you might enjoy my new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” It includes a number of essays about loving your dog. I’m thinking about my dog. Always, my dog. And the heavy load. Such a heavy load. The thoughts come each day as we wrap up our morning walk. It’s the only walk DarlaDog feels the need for these days.

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Little Girl And Her Pet Duck-Sweetest Bond Ever!

If you’re looking for an uplifting book, written in really short chapters, please check out Daryn’s new book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always My Dog.” You know it’s a good story when the correspondent is so charmed by a little girl he can’t finish the interview. That’s what happened to CBS News’ Steve Hartman when he showed up to meet 5-year-old Kylie Brown and her duck. Yes,

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My Dog’s Name-The One I Never Wanted To Give Her, But Had No Choice

Oh, yes I did. Simply did what any other crazy dog lover would do. When I saw a new survey announcing “The Most Popular Dog Names In America,” I clicked. Clicked first. Ahead of checking out any stories on world peace, the volatile stock market or the environment, for surely, knowing where my dog’s name placed on the survey was more important, more pressing than any of those matters. I see you and your dog nodding, “Yes, of course.” It’s

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Old Dog Love–I Got It Bad

Many days she smells no better than an old blanket that’s been soaking in a bucket of sour milk for week. Her body sports more lumps than a bride’s first attempt at making mashed potatoes. Still, I look at her and know that I’m in love. She is my 14 ½ year old dog. Together, we’ve reached a bittersweet chapter. I now know Old Dog Love. Our story goes back to the year 2000. I was single and living alone

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When A Dozen Eggs Doesn’t Equal 12

Leave it to a bunch of chickens to teach me a lesson. About gratitude. About what is enough. About what makes a party. Yes, I did say, “chickens.” As in the 7 crazy chickens I have living in our backyard. Got my first chickens about four years ago, the day before my first date with my now husband. That was one lucky week. Lets get right to it. Folks always want to know do we get fresh eggs? Sure do.

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