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Five Ways to Appreciate Your Vet Tech

Show Your Vet Tech Some Love By Lorie Huston, DVM Veterinary technicians, aka vet techs, are the unsung heroes of your pet’s veterinary care team. Without these devoted men and women, your veterinarian’s office would be a sea of chaos…
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“Helping keep homeless people and their companion animals together.”

Via Sacramento Loaves & Fishes, Photo Credit: Gale Filter Welcome to Puplifting Moments, where we bring you our favorite stories about people making life better for pups – and pups making life better for people. This week, we’re writing about…
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Feline Panleukopenia (Feline Distemper)

Feline Panleukopenia, also referred to as Feline Distemper, is a Parvo family virus, but it is tougher than Canine Parvo. This is a tough virus because it survives a long time and orphaned kittens are particularly sensitive. It is also…
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When Vomiting Isn’t Actually Vomiting Authored by Dr. Jason Nicholas (Dr. J)

Vomiting: One of the most common reasons pets visit their veterinarian Lots of cats and dogs vomit, right? In fact, so many do it that vomiting is one of the most common reasons why people bring their pets to the vet….
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How Your Cat’s Behavior May Change with Age

Image: BrAt82 / via Shutterstock Behavioral Changes to Expect in a Senior Cat By Valerie Trumps   Few people want to admit that their beloved “kitten” is approaching her twilight years. While it is possible for cats to live into…
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Core Vaccinations for Cats

Image: Ilike / via Shutterstock Immunizing Your Cat Most veterinarians recommend vaccinations as an integral part of keeping your cat healthy. But which vaccines, and what is the proper cat vaccination schedule? Ultimately that is up to you and your…
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Breaking Your Dog’s Bad Health Habits

http://www.everydayhealth.com/pet-health/pet-health-articles.aspx        By Jaimie Dalessio, Senior Editor From eating off the table to scavenging inside drawers and under beds, dogs aren’t always making the smartest choices for their health. Chewing on a rock sounds normal — and downright…
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Not So Sweet: Why the Sugar Substitute Xylitol Is Toxic for Dogs

Pet Health Today‘s Newsletter  |  December 01, 2016 By Everyday Health Guest Contributor By Jeff Werber, DVM, Special to Everyday Health Did you know that the popular sugar substitute xylitol poses a serious threat to your pet dog? You’ll find xylitol added…
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How to Keep an Indoor Cat From Being Bored By Elizabeth Anderson Lopez

Life as an indoor cat has many benefits – ready food sources, shelter and a safe environment. But indoor cats are still cats, thriving on many of the instinctual behaviors of their ancestors. There are easy ways you can provide…
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Dogs May Spot Low Blood Sugar in Diabetics: Study

June 28, 2016 — Dogs could help protect type 1 diabetes patients against dangerous drops in blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), according to researchers.They believe dogs can detect higher levels of a chemical called isoprene in the breath of diabetes patients…
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J.M. Smucker Company Recalls Select Lots of 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty Canned Cat Food

  By Vladimir Negron    January 05, 2017 at 12:09AM                     ALERT         Select Lots of 9Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty Canned Cat Food Recalled     .M. Smucker Company is…
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When to Get a Second Opinion from a Veterinarian

By Bernard Lima-Chavez    November 07, 2016 at 11:00AM   A funny thing happens when word gets out that you’re a veterinarian or veterinary technician: You become the neighborhood go-to person for medical advice Neighbors will knock on your door with their…
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