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Rescued Baby Dolphin Shows Joy and Gratitude

Two Brazilian fisherman came across a baby dolphin alone and wrestling with a big plastic bag wrapped around one of his fins. After numerous attempts, the kind fishermen netted the distressed dolphin …

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How to Safely and Effectively Give Meds to Pets

Though it'd be a lot easier if they did, not all dogs and cats will take a pill that's simply dropped in their food. Luckily, there are tons of different ways you can "trick" your pet into taking t…

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8 Natural Remedies for Dog Anxiety

Does your dog suffer from anxiety? A lot of rescued dogs do, and often we don't know the exact cause for their nervousness. Abuse, neglect or even a single bad experience before you adopted your dog c…

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People and Pets: Healing Each Other

This is a story of a veterinarian who changed from mainstream medicine to alternative pathways for healing and what he discovered. Dr. Dennis Thomas, who practices in Spokane, Wash., has come to be…

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How an Animal Chiropractor Can Save Your Pet’s Health

After my dog was diagnosed with a slipped disc in his neck, acupuncture saved his life. During his healing, and at other times, Sanchez also received chiropractor adjustments. My younger dog Gina is a…

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Why You Should Massage Your Cat

A wonderful way to communicate and bond with your cat is through touch. This is really no surprise as domestic cats and humans are naturally drawn to each other physically. Cats love the stroking and …

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Find a Pet First Aid Workshop Near You

Many of us have taken basic first aid courses for people, but what about for pets? I never thought about this until I heard about a friend giving life-saving CPR to a dog that had been in a car accide…

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How To Reduce Pet Fear at the Vet

"Shame on me!" I thought as I stood in the lobby of my own veterinary hospital 15 years ago. I was watching as one of my valued clients was dragging her dog into the hospital. The dog was a delightf…

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Cat Saved From Fire Thanks to Pet Oxygen Mask

Fire fighters who responded recently to a house ablaze in South Bend, Indiana learned there was a kitty named "Little" inside the burning building. Fortunately, the fire fighters had a few pet oxygen …

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10 Pet Parent Complaints That Really Annoy Vets

In a column for USA Today, I couldn't help but offer up the ways in which some clients can perturb us with their protests. I'd had a hectic week so the column just kind of wrote itself and got itsel…

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Motivation is paramount, while (hidden, sometimes) secondary gains may boycott the change. There are…

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What a touching story. Thank you.