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What in our brains makes us talk in what they call "baby voice" to our babies and pets?

What in our brains makes us talk in what they call "baby voice" to our babies and pets? submitted by Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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TIL Americans spend more money on pets yearly than Germany spends on its entire defense budget.

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TIL Americans spend more money on pets yearly than Germany spends on its entire defense budget. Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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How do pets watch TV?

How do pets watch TV? The TIL about dogs not being to watch CRTs got me thinking. I know pets can watch TV, but I'm wondering what the experience actually is from their eyes. My childhood dog liked watching animal

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YSK about foxtails; a common weed that can get stuck in your pet’s fur, paws, throat, or nose & work it’s way into their brain or lungs and potentially cause serious injury or death.

YSK about foxtails; a common weed that can get stuck in your pet’s fur, paws, throat, or nose & work it’s way into their brain or lungs and potentially cause serious injury or death. Foxtail on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foxtail_%28diaspore%29 This weed

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YSK that now is a good time to start playing CD’s of Fireworks around your pets so that they are used to them by the 5th November.

YSK that now is a good time to start playing CD’s of Fireworks around your pets so that they are used to them by the 5th November. Further information: A common method is to use a CD recording of what

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TIL 44% of the people who didn’t evacuate for Hurricane Katrina stayed because they didn’t want to abandon their pets, this prompted major changes to state and federal laws regarding the evacuation of pets during disasters.

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TIL 44% of the people who didn’t evacuate for Hurricane Katrina stayed because they didn’t want to abandon their pets, this prompted major changes to state and federal laws regarding the evacuation of pets during disasters. submitted by Hemansno1fan [link]

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TIL Baboons kidnap and raise feral dogs as pets. The dogs protect the baboons from other feral dogs and the baboons care for the dogs including grooming them, an act only done for those considered as family.

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TIL Baboons kidnap and raise feral dogs as pets. The dogs protect the baboons from other feral dogs and the baboons care for the dogs including grooming them, an act only done for those considered as family. submitted by Insanim8er

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YSK that if you are depressed or suffer from any other mental illness, your doctor or psychiatrist can actually right a prescription for a therapy pet. Sometimes, the prescription can even override a “no pets” policy in an apartment coimplex.

YSK that if you are depressed or suffer from any other mental illness, your doctor or psychiatrist can actually right a prescription for a therapy pet. Sometimes, the prescription can even override a “no pets” policy in an apartment coimplex.

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TIL when volunteers providing food to elderly and poor people through the Meals on Wheels program began to notice that people were sharing their limited food with their pets, an organization called AniMeals was developed to feed their pets as well.

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TIL when volunteers providing food to elderly and poor people through the Meals on Wheels program began to notice that people were sharing their limited food with their pets, an organization called AniMeals was developed to feed their pets as

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TIL that the Guinness World Records stopped recording heaviest pets to discourage deliberate overfeeding.

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TIL that the Guinness World Records stopped recording heaviest pets to discourage deliberate overfeeding. submitted by SuperDuper1969 [link] [394 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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