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The Choice of Last Resort When Traveling with Your Pet

          Story at-a-glance A tragic event four years ago in which seven puppies died on a commercial flight from Tulsa to Chicago prompted the filing of a petition with the U.S. Department of Transportation On January…
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10 Most Intelligent Cat Breeds

Dog people are quick to brag about their smart and obedient canine-pal, but anyone that has had experience with a feline knows that cats can be pretty intelligent as well. Check out the following 10 most intelligent cat breeds…you may…
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Walking Your Dog: How to Do It Well and Why It’s So Important

Most dog breeds were developed with a specific purpose in mind, for example, sporting, working, herding and so forth. Consequently, whether your pet is a purebred or mixed breed, chances are he carries genetic traits that drive him to pursue…
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Diabetes: The ‘Human’ Disease that’s Soaring in Pets

   Banfield Pet Hospital has released the results of a survey of over 2 million dogs and 450,000 cats that shows increases in certain health problems among U.S. pets, including: Diabetes Dental disease Flea infestations The rates of diabetes in…
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10 Ways A Probiotic Can Help Your Dog

by Justin Palmeron May 31, 2018 Up to 80% of a dog’s immune system is located in the gastrointestinal tract, so maintaining digestive health means far more than just preventing upset bellies and loose stools. Probiotics replenish the levels of healthy…
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Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning’s End

Posted In: Feature Stories June 4, 2018 Karen Glander and Mobility Assist Dog Austin By Winona Schultz When Karen Glander was just one year old, she was infected with the Polio virus which affected her right arm and left leg. Then…
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Never Do This After Losing a Pet

Story at-a-glance When two pets are closely bonded and one of them dies, the surviving pet can experience grief that is similar to human grief Signs of grief in a companion animal include changes in sleeping or eating habits, lethargy,…
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This Slow Progression of Dying Is Often Masked Till It’s Too Late- Kidney Disease

Download Interview Transcript Story at-a-glance Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is damage to a pet’s kidneys that has been present for months to years There are many potential causes of CKD, including malformation of the kidneys, bacterial infection, high blood pressure,…
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Ear Mites in Cats: Symptoms and Treatments

WebMD Veterinary Reference from the ASPCA There are several types of ear mites that can live in cats’ ears, but the most common are Otodectes cynotis, tiny, eight-legged parasites that feed on the wax and oils in a cat’s ear canal. An…
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How to Avoid a Dog Bite

https://trudog.com/ If you’ve ever been around a dog that’s bitten someone, you know the pet parent usually says, “I don’t know why he did that! He’s never done that before!” The truth is any dog will bite given the right…
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Do cats feel love? Do we get a hormonal boost from loving cats?

http://www.catfaeries.com/index.html                                    Posted on May 15, 2018 by Cat Faeries When someone I was buying greens from at the farmers market wished me Happy Mother’s Day, she put…
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