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How to Control Pet Hair in Your Home

Pet hair is a nuisance no one wants to deal with—it gets in food, on couches, on all clean clothes. Luckily there are ways to control the constant shedding and cleanup, both from the source (the guilt…

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Take Your Pet Everywhere You Go? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t

I have this French Bulldog named Vincent. He rides to and from work with me, hangs out at the hospital all day and even comes on vacation with me from time to time. Vincent loves his people-rich li…

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What Life Is Like With a Dog Who Isn’t Fixed

I am a big proponent of spaying and neutering for pet dogs; it offers a variety of benefits for our pets. Among other things, it can reduce roaming and help prevent serious conditions such as uterine …

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8 Common Puppy Behaviors Explained

It's pretty obvious what a puppy with a wagging tail, wiggling body and licking tongue is saying when he comes to greet you — but not all puppy language is so easy to decipher. If he's making low "grr…

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Good Nutrition for Healthy Vegan Dogs

Many people are surprised to learn that not only can dogs enjoy vibrant health on a vegan diet, but just like people, their physical condition can actually improve as a result of eliminating animal fo…

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What are the Friendliest Non-Traditional Pets?

Are you considering getting a pet other than a cat or dog and wondering which pets might be friendliest? As an exotic animal veterinarian, I am frequently asked about which non-traditional pets are no…

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5 Kinds of Dogs Who Are Most at Risk for Sun Damage

Planning some fun in the sun with your dog this summer? We're all about having safe fun. That's why we put together this round up to help you know if your dog falls into a category of canines that is …

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6 Tips for Teaching Your Dog to Stop Begging

Does your dog sit by the table and whimper at dinner time? Does she stare at you adamantly while you are eating dinner? Do you believe that feeding him some of your food from the table is a way of exp…

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Swimming Pool Safety for Dogs

Thousands of dogs drown in backyard swimming pools annually (actual numbers are unknown because most incidents go unreported). The problem is that many dogs can't swim, tire easily when trying to swim…

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What It Really Costs to Own a Pet

There is no doubt that being a pet parent brings great joy and fulfillment. But that happiness comes at a cost: From parrots and pythons to Persians and Poodles, every pet has a price tag. Carriers an…

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Sorry, not for me, too cold..................

Sounds good, thanks for sharing!