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7 Animals Besides Groundhogs That Can Predict the Future [PHOTOS]

Throughout history, people have believed that animals can make predictions about human fate. The results are often disappointing, but that hasn't stopped us from turning to them time and time again.

And why not? Animals can do many things that we can't — like fly and live underwater. So why not assume they can see into the future too? Read the rest of Linda Lombardi's story from Vetstreet after the jump.

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Man Pulls a ‘Fly Away Home’ and Teaches Endangered Birds How to Fly

In 1941, a single dwindling flock of 15 whooping cranes remained in the entire world. But thanks to a novel conservation organization, Operation Migration, there are well over 500 of the still-endangered birds gliding through the skies.

It just took a little work to teach them how.

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Courtesy of Robin Hendrickson/Michael Hughes, Guinness World Records/Shinsuke Kamioka, Guinness World Records

Yorkshire Terrier Is the Newest of the Top 12 Pets With World Record Titles [PHOTOS]

All creatures great and small amaze us. But these record-breaking animals of the recently released Guinness Book of World Records 2012 Edition are truly astounding. See how your pet measures up to the dog with the longest tongue or the world's shortest cat. You never know — he might earn a spot in the 2013 edition!

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10 Pet Myths That Drive Vets Crazy

Although Dr. Patty Khuly keeps hoping that its time will come, the internet hasn’t done much to dispel some erroneous thinking on the subject of pet healthcare.

If anything, the Web is fueled by the kind of rumor mill sensibility that leads to even more misinformation on the subject of pet health and pet care. Case in point: the widespread willingness to believe that someone actually microwaved a pet to dry it off.

To that end, here’s a list of urban myths straight from Dr. Khuly herself that drive her crazy!

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Deck the Halls With Animals! 9 Housewares for Pet Lovers

To really make your home cozy and warm this time of year, add some four-legged decor. Don't worry: We're not talking about hunting hounds wallpaper or kitten doilies. These tasteful and stylish items will make even the most critical of interior designers proud.

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The Perils of Being Single and Pet Possessed

Single? Beware the curse of the cat. Or so says a recent survey out of the United Kingdom. Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly has the story.

According to a Craigslist poll of British singles, owning a pet is perilous to your love life. That’s because, according to this survey, getting a date is tougher if you keep pets. What’s worse is that the survey suggests keeping certain types of pets can reduce the frequency of your romantic interludes.

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Top 10 Gifts for Hipster Pets From Design Blog ‘Dog Milk’

At Dog Milk, Christine Martinez and her colleagues spend all year sourcing the best dog-friendly products for modern pups and their design-savvy owners — especially those of you with an eye for urban edge. This holiday season is no exception. They've rounded up and want to share some of their favorite gift ideas for you and your holiday hound.

See what Martinez recommends after the jump.

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8 Holiday Pet-Proofing Tips

Here’s a question that Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly gets asked often this time of the year: How do you keep all those pets of yours out of trouble?

It's a great question when you’ve got tinsel, glittery ornaments and all manner of holiday trappings decking your halls, walls and — most menacingly of all — your holiday tree (if you happen to have one). Find out what tips Dr. Khuly has for you after the jump.

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Hero Rooster and Poodle Save Family From Fire [VIDEO]

You often hear about hero dogs and, on occasion, hero cats. But, how about a hero rooster?

Even more surprising, this courageous cockerel teamed up with a poodle to alert a family to a fire engulfing their Florida home. Vetstreet's Amy Sinatra Ayres has more on this story after the jump.

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