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5 Helpful Uses for Baking Soda In Your Pet Household

While you might find baking soda in the food section of grocery stores, there are also many great uses for it beyond the kitchen and keeping your fridge smelling clean. Baking soda, aka sodium bicarbo…

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Fire-Survivor Cat Now Nurses Other Animals

Last week I wrote about a Polish cat named Rademense who has an intuitive gift for comforting other animals in need. The staff at the shelter where Rademense now permanently resides refer to him as "t…

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6 Ways to Comfort Your Senior Dog

My Labrador, Sanchez, just celebrated his 12th birthday. While I am very blessed that he is in very good health, it is not unusual for senior dogs to lose memory, eyesight and experience hearing loss.…

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Loudest Cat Purr In The World

Americans have a reputation for being loud, but in the the contest of who has the loudest cat, the Brits have now won two Guinness Book of World Records (GWR) titles in a row. In 2011, a British k…

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Nepal’s Animal Earthquake Victims Getting Help

More than a week after the little Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal was struck by an earthquake so massive it shrunk Mt. Everest, people and animals are struggling to get back on their feet. As internatio…

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Is Your Cat Depressed?

Can cats get depressed? Absolutely. Just like humans, cats can suffer from depression and for many of the same reasons: moving, changes in routine, boredom, excessive fighting by household members, an…

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What Every Pet Owner Should Know About Preventing Fleas and Ticks

The thought of insects crawling on your skin and living off your blood probably, well, makes your skin crawl. Yet, too often as pet owners, we allow fleas and ticks to treat our pets like bed-and-brea…

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‘Little Nurse’ Cat Cares For Ill and Injured at Animal Shelter

A couple of years ago I wrote about a nursing home cat, Oscar, that seemed to know when death was imminent for elderly dementia patients. He would enter their room, jump on their bed and keep them pur…

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Allergy Plants for Dogs: Avoid Planting These in Your Yard

Like people, dogs suffer from allergies that can become quite irritating.  A pollen allergy can make your dog scratch and itch, and result in a runny nose, red eyes and sneezing. A dog’s nose and mout…

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What to Do if You Can’t Afford Veterinary Care

Sadly, too many pets are relinquished to shelters needing veterinary care that couldn't be afforded by their owners. Everyone suffers when this happens. Pets are confused and even sometimes euthanized…

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