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Pet Health

A Vet’s View of Home Euthanasia for Pets

Nobody says, "I hope I die in a hospital bed in the ICU in a lot of pain." If you were to query your friends, most people would probably say, "I hope I die at home in my sleep." (In fact, according to…

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Man and Dog Walk from Canada to Mexico to Raise Cancer Awareness

Everyone has been touched by cancer. And, if you've had dogs, you most likely have lost one or more to this terrible disease. Dogs get the same cancers as people, including but not limited to brain …

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Helping Homeless Cats in the Winter

Street cats, alley cats, wild cats, feral cats, homeless cats … there are a lot of different names we give to these free ranging felines. Most of the time, they take care of themselves, scavenging and…

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7 Holiday Dangers for Pets — and How to Avoid Them

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas might be the most wonderful times of the year, but they can also be some of the most dangerous for cats and dogs. From deliciously rich holiday fare to enticingly …

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Man Almost Dies After Rescuing Cat from Fire

Dogs can be a man's best friend, but so can cats. Clearly, the Los Angeles man who recently risked his own life to save his cat from a building fire believed this to be true - and he was not going to …

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Bulldog Puppy Brings New Life to Dog With Cancer

In 2012, Stacey Brill adopted her 7-year-old Bulldog, Jordy, from a breed rescue. The good-natured dog has since passed AKC's Canine Good Citizen test and earned his therapy certification. But, last…

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Best & Worst Spots to Pet a Dog– Plus: How It Benefits Your Health

Touch between a human and a dog can have therapeutic benefits for both species. In humans, petting a dog can trigger the release of the bonding hormone oxytocin. Touch also serves to soothe a mi…

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The 7 Most Important Reasons to Avoid GMOs

"GMO" stands for genetically modified organisms. Some people also call them genetically engineered organisms. Either way, GMOs are foods whose genetic make-up has been re-engineered, altered or modifi…

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Meet the Dog That’s Allergic to People

When Adam, a Black Labrador, arrived at the Lucky Dog Retreat Rescue in Indianapolis, his skin was cracked and hair was falling out. He couldn't stop scratching and biting himself and his caregivers w…

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Best & Worst Fruits and Veggies for Pets

Whether your pet is in tip-top shape, carrying an extra pound or two, or outright overweight, you may consider switching from high-fat, high-calorie pet treats to something more healthy — and inexp…

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