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What to Know When Taking Dogs to the Snow

Most dogs — especially Nordic breeds like huskies or retrievers — love to play in the snow. Like children, dogs will be attracted to playing in surroundings that are new, unique or interesting. They’r…

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Best and Worst High-Tech Pet Gadgets of 2014

If you are a pet parent, by now you are probably aware that high-tech gadgets are not only for the 2-leggeds in your family. Our dogs and cats can also benefit from modern technology. On the other paw…

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6 Holiday Foods Dangerous for Pets

'Tis the season to partake in lots of food and drink we may not keep around the house any other time of year. You know what we're talking about: baked goods, alcohol, chocolates, candies and more. And…

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Dangers of Laundry Detergent Pods to Pets

Laundry detergent pods (single-use laundry packs) have been in the news recently for causing poisonings in children who, attracted by the bright, candylike packaging, ingest them. These pods have surg…

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Are You Treating Your Old Dog Like an “Old Dog?”

If your dog is in his “senior years,” he'll have special needs. Like people, old dogs want to be treated with dignity and respect when they get old. It’s no secret that older dogs will undergo physica…

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How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Tree

Winter holidays are especially exciting, with all the sparkly lights and streamers, delicate ornaments and brightly colored garland, and don’t get us started on the candies and treats! All of these th…

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Your Guide to Cat Treats vs. Cat Poison (Infographic)

Who doesn't love giving their beloved pet a tasty treat? All pet owners do, but a kindhearted reward can easily make your pet ill. Check out this comprehensive list of which cat treats are healthy, an…

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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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