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Wet vs. Dry Cat Food: Which is Better?

When it comes to cat food, there are so many options. Loving cat owners must choose from a variety of different flavors, decide between wet and dry, among many other considerations. If you’ve wondered which is better when it comes…
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Update on grain-free diets and DCM cases in dogs

By Nancy Kerns  –Published:July 9, 2019 On June 27, 2019, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an update to two previous advisories regarding dog food and dogs who had developed dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).  The release made a splash in…
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Trail Etiquette and Safety Tips for Hiking With Your Dog

VET AUTHORED VET APPROVED Reviewed for accuracy on May 13, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM   Nothing beats hiking with a dog. A brisk walk or even a stroll through natural surroundings can be great exercise for two-legged and four-legged…
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What is cat flu and how is it managed?

Cat flu is a general term for a highly contagious upper respiratory disease that affects cats and kittens. This disease is caused by one or more viruses including Feline Herpes Virus 1 (FHV1) and Feline Calicivirus (FVC). These viruses produces symptoms…
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Parvo in Dogs

Canine Parvovirus in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & More | petMD | petMD Canine Parvovirus Infection in Dogs   The canine parvovirus (CPV) infection is a highly contagious viral illness that affects dogs. The virus manifests itself in two different forms….
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Facts About Feline Leukemia Virus

  Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is second only to trauma as the leading cause of death in cats, killing 85% of persistently infected felines within three years of diagnosis. The virus commonly causes anemia or lymphoma, but because it suppresses the immune system, it…
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Do Uber & Lyft Allow Pets?

By Kayleigh Roberts So you want to go to a place but you don’t want to drive there (or walk or take public transportation). Until humans develop teleportation technology, the only solution to this predicament is to call an Uber or…
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Cat Stress: Is My Cat Stressed Out?

The cat experts at Purina® Pro Plan are always learning about the ways that owning a cat can improve people’s health and happiness and reduce stress – did you know a 20-year study found that people who owned a cat…
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Why do dogs have such short lifespans? Ad by TruthFinder

https://www.quora.com/ Suzanne Sadedin, BSc Zoology, University of Melbourne (1999) Updated Aug 8 2014 · Featured on HuffPost and 4 more · Upvoted by John Buginas, SF/SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, Instructor, 2006-2009. CTC 2005. · Author has 281answers and 7.6m answer views   Lifespan in general is determined by trade-offs between survival and reproduction. Wolves,…
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer in Cats

Diagnosing And Treating Cancer In Cats   At The Drake Center for Veterinary Care, we understand that feline cancer is a devastating diagnosis. It is natural to feel highly emotional. However, a cat cancer diagnosis is not necessarily a hopeless…
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Why Bone Broth is The Ultimate Superfood For Senior Dogs

  by Dina Fantegrossion September 23, 2018 As our dogs age their appetites may begin to wane due to dental soreness, arthritis pain or decreased activity. Seniors that don’t take in adequate levels of essential nutrients like amino acids, potassium, zinc, and calcium…
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Cat Treats and Snacks: What’s Healthy?

If you’re looking for a healthy cat treat, look no further. WebMD provides 10 tips for buying or making nutritious cat treats. By Wendy C. Fries People love to pamper their pets, lavishing them with treats and affection.Although you can probably never give…
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