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Pet Health

Prozac for Pets Grows in Popularity, How Sad is That?

When my dog, Sanchez, was recovering from a slipped disc in his neck, for a short time he was on some of the same medication that my mother takes for her back pain -- gabapentin and tramadol. Fortunat…

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Has Your Pup Ever Been Skunked?

I always feel bad for skunked dogs and their owners. Recently, I felt special sympathy for one such pair, because the pair consisted of my Labrador pal Buster and me. We hosted a dinner party. Buster …

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Woman Stuck in Tree After Rescuing Cat – Both Rescued by Fire Department

Earlier this week, residents in a Pennsylvania neighborhood listened helplessly to a cat mewing for days because it was hopelessly stuck high in a tree. Finally, self-proclaimed cat-lover, Tara Dennis…

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10 Fun Ways to Exercise Your Dog

You've traveled this route many times. Your footsteps are on automatic pilot and your dog is tired of smelling the same patches of grass. You continue your daily walks sticking as closely to the same …

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Why Panda Dogs Are a Bad Idea

Fox News recently reported on the latest dog craze in China: Panda Dogs. While it sounds like a cross between a panda bear and a dog, a Panda Dog is actually a Chow dog groomed to appear like a panda.…

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10 Signs You’re a Responsible Pet Parent

Anyone who is lucky enough to have the unconditional love of a dog, cat, rabbit, ferret, goldfish, horse, iguana, or any kind of pet, knows that animals deserve our best even if we canít give it to th…

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‘RatGirl’ Breeds and Releases Rats in San Francisco

Batman, CatGirl, WonderWoman, Wolverine and now ... RatGirl! †Before saying, wow, that is cool, let it be known that RatGirl is not a superhero nor a fictional character in a comic strip, but rather a…

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8 Warning Signs That Your Cat May Be Sick

Cats get a lot of flack for acting like Prima donnas, but as any cat lover knows, it's mostly an act. Cats are extremely resilient, strong, and stoic: Which means they're very good at hiding signs of …

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6 Myths About Cat Litter

How much do you know about Mr. Whiskers' bathroom habits? Read up to separate cat litter fact from fiction. CAT LITTER MYTH 1: If your cat urinates or defecates outside of its litter box, you can tea…

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How 2,4-D Hurts Pets & Wildlife

Dowís Enlist Duo threatens household pets and other animals. Pets, farm animals and wild animals donít know when and where a weed killer has been applied.† They wander into 2,4-D-sprayed corn and soyb…

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I agree Anne - anything can cause a reaction (peanuts anyone?) but if you look at the statistics and…

Yum, I have been eating cherries every day this last week and they are amazing!

Agreed Anne M, Barbara L and Carol P. ..."taking St. John’s wort in conjunction with other …