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What Is the FVRCP Cat Vaccine?

Your cat’s vaccination reminder comes in the mail with a confusing array of letters—what the heck is an FVRCP vaccine? My cat doesn’t go outside, so why does she need it? You toss it aside as you sort through the…
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It’s probably the most difficult decision you’ll make in your pet’s life — should you put your ailing pet to sleep? A little preparation and emotional support can help you make the right choice and cope with your decision.

By Krisha McCoy                           http://www.everydayhealth.com/authors/krisha-mccoy/            http://www.everydayhealth.com/pet-health/pet-health-articles.aspx Martin Sundberg/Getty Images Saying goodbye to a beloved pet is hard, but it can help you cope with…
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How Do Cats Choose Their Favorite Person?

       By Reyna Abraham It’s hardly surprising to any who actually have a cat to find out that they may, in fact, tend to choose one person over everyone else in the household; they aren’t unlike dogs in that way….
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Supplements for Dogs and Cats – What Your Pets Would Really Want If They Could Tell You

Supplements for dogs and cats allow all types of pet owners to do the best for their furry friends. In addition to providing unending love, food and safe shelter, there is much more you can do for your dogs and…
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5 tips for dog-friendly spring cleaning (see Comments for Update)

February 23, 2019 posted by Editor As the seasons come and go, our homes require a certain amount of upkeep to handle the change in weather. Soon our winter wonderland will begin to turn into a spring oasis, bringing with it a…
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Pets on the Go

Pet‐friendly restaurants, stores, cafes and work places are on the rise – which means more pets are commuting or traveling with their pet parents every day. With our four‐legged friends out and about more often, it’s important to ensure they…
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Heartworm Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Cause, Types, Treatment and Prevention

VET AUTHORED VET APPROVED ALERT Thogersen Family Farm Recalls Raw Frozen Ground Pet Food (Rabbit; Duck; Llama; Pork) Due to Potential of Listeria Monocytogenes Heartworm Disease in Dogs (Dirofilariasis in Dogs) | petMD   Reviewed for accuracy on June 24,…
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The Ins and Outs of Heartworm Medications for Cats

VET AUTHORED VET APPROVED Reviewed and updated for accuracy on April 29, 2019 by Dr. Hanie Elfenbein, DVM, PhD   As a cat owner, keeping your cat free of heartworms is an important job. It’s your responsibility to give her…
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CHECKING YOUR DOG’S POOP COULD SAVE THEIR LIFE!

https://www.thepetlabco.com/ This might seem like a funny topic to talk about, but your dog’s poop could be a sign of something going on with their health that you’d otherwise be unaware of. Dogs don’t show signs of discomfort, as pack…
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Your Rights When You Lose a Pet

By Nikki Moustaki Every pet owner knows that a pet is a treasured member of the family, but pets are considered property under the law (as of this writing). No one may maliciously harm or steal your pet without facing…
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Why Is My Dog Gagging?

There it is again—that horrible sound coming from your dog at night that almost reminds you of a goose honking in their sleep, and it’s almost always followed by a harsh gagging sound. While dog gagging can be a benign behavior, there…
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5 Reasons a Doberman Pincer Might Be the Right Dog Breed for You

http://www.vetstreet.com/ BY MEREDITH HOOKER WILLIAMS | MARCH 31, 2016 Julie Poole, Animal Photography   With proper training and socialization, the Doberman can be a great family companion.   The Doberman Pinscher may have a reputationfor being a sharp and even sinister dog, but…
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Why Do Cats Hide, and What Can You Do About It

If your cuddly kitty has taken to hiding around your house and you’ve already been to the vet to rule out any health issues, it’s important to find out what else is causing your furry friend to hide. Cats sometimes…
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Memory Loss in Dogs

Whether you’ve been gone all day long, or just stepped out for an hour — that waggy tail and excited face says it all… Welcome home, I missed you! And when Redford, Tilly, and Joey tackle me at the door…
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