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Cats and Pregnant Women: How to Stay Safe

Image via iStock.com/WTolenaars   By Jennifer Coates, DVM   If you’ve ever been told that cats and pregnant women do not mix, rest assured that the person who told you this wasn’t entirely correct. While it’s true that you need…
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How a Dog Ages and What You Can Expect at Each Life Stage

  Image via iStock.com/By Deidre Grieves   When it comes to understanding how a dog ages, you may have heard that one dog year is equivalent to seven human years. But according to Dr. Lisa Lippman, a veterinarian based in…
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Things everyone gets wrong about cats

Debra Kelly Cats are undeniably cool. They’re adorable, furry little ninjas that share our homes and have an overwhelming urge to push things off other things. We’re cool with it, though, because they’re so darn cute that they can get…
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Puppy Vaccination Schedule Chart

https://barkingroyalty.com/ Reviewed by: Dr Margarita Boyd, BVSc MRCVS Published: November 14, 2018 Updated: January 11, 2019 If you want your puppy to stay healthy, you need to stick to the puppy vaccination schedule. Find out why and when your dog should get…
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The Top 5 Ways Your Cat Loves To Play

By Susan Paretts Whether he’s pouncing, chasing, climbing or jumping, let’s face it, your cat enjoys playing. Play time may be synonymous for “fun time,” but it actually has its roots in your cat’s predatory instincts. Plus, learning new ways to…
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Distemper in Dogs

A few decades ago, this lethal virus was responsible for thousands of dog deaths annually. It’s easy to prevent with timely vaccination, but treatment remains a challenge.                          …
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5 Winter Safety Tips for Dogs

Posted In: Volunteer January 11, 2019 Winter means holiday cheer and snowy landscapes, but along with hot chocolate there are less pleasant wintry associations, like icy sidewalks, dry skin, and windchill. These cold weather concerns can affect all members of your…
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DOG PAWS – WEIRD FACTS & CARE TIPS

There’s more to dog paws than their cuteness, leathery texture, and corn chip smell. Paws help dogs traverse their environment and even protect them from overheating and picking up bacteria. Today we’ll delve into what makes dog paws so special,…
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Causes of Sudden Aggression in Cats

          VET AUTHORED VET APPROVED By Jessica Vogelsang, DVM   You’re on the couch, petting your purring cat just like you have on many previous quiet evenings. She turns on her side as you rub her belly,…
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5 Weird Things Cats Love

VET AUTHORED VET APPROVED                    By PetMD Editorial    January 14, 2019 at 07:20PM   Image via iStock.com/FilippoBacci By Dr. Wailani Sung   Everyone has behavioral quirks, and sometimes it appears that our cats…
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How to Tell If Dogs Are Feline Friendly

  By Natasha Feduik    July 17, 2017 at 08:43PM “Dogs and cats, living together…mass hysteria!” (Dr. Peter Venkman, Ghostbusters, 1984). This quote always comes to mind when I see pictures of dogs and cats happily co-existing, snuggled up together, grooming each other,…
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Someone Watching Over Him

Posted In: Feature Stories January 8, 2019 Casey Strachan and Hearing Assist Dog Fallon By Joy Miller Every day Casey Strachan deals with progressive hearing loss and difficulty with auditory processing, which forced him away from his career in the medical…
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