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There may be a solution on the horizon for some elderly people in Japan who can't care for their equally elderly pets, with the opening this month of the nation's first dog retirement home outside Tokyo. Credit: Flickr/looseends Aeon subsidiary Aeonpet Co. -- owner of specialty pet stores, more than 50 animal hospitals, and a luxury pet hotel near Narita Airport -- will manage the home, and plans initially call for the retirement community to care for 20 dogs. Amenities of the retiring canines' digs will include an on-call veterinarian as well as a deluxe grooming room, a playground, and even a swimming pool. RELATED: Dogs Have Feelings, Too "Many Japanese people have pets now, but of...

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Father's Day is a time to thank our dads for all they do for us. Whether it's playing catch or teaching us how to drive, our fathers are around to lend us a hand. But at PawNation, we're more curious about animal dads. They may not be able to take their children to a baseball game, but they can provide for their young in their own ways, like teaching them how to hunt and forage for food. Yet as we know, not all dads are stellar, which can mean really poor parenting skills in the wild. Check out this video to see Animal Planet's ranking of the best and worst dads in the animal kingdom. #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-51337{display:none;} .cke_show_borders...

10 Best Animal Fathers

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June 2014 Pet Owner Horoscope

These horoscopes are calibrated for you, the owner, according to your horoscope sign. Even though most pet owners don't know their pets' birthdays, astrology can still give you perspective on your animal companions by looking at your chart. Specifically, your sixth house rules the part of life that is connected with taking care of your pets, as well as other day-to-day routines. Credit: Getty Creative Aries (March 21st to April 19th) Your pet might have a shaky time relating to people and other animals this June. Since usually clear-thinking Mercury and fuzzy-minded Neptune both have their retrograde within days of each other near the top of the month, some event could prompt your animal...

If you have no idea how to train a dog, fear not! Whether you seek effective puppy house training methods or basic dog obedience training, training your dog will probably be easier than you think. Credit: Getty Creative Puppies Puppy training should always focus on socialization and the prevention of unwanted behaviors. The jumping that may be cute in your puppy will not be cute when he grows into a 175 lb. adult Saint Bernard. Rather than focusing on puppy training obedience, you should concentrate on puppy socialization and the prevention of problem behavior through rewarding desirable behaviors, and removing reinforcement for unwanted behaviors through extinction, management, or...