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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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8 Tips to Help Your Fat Cat Lose Weight

Are you living with a fat cat? According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (yeah, that's really a thing) 57.6 percent of cats are obese. In many cases the difference between healthy weight…

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5 Things to Know About Pet Supplements

Six out of every 10 Americans consume vitamins or supplements
 on a daily basis, and spend anywhere from $11 billion to $20 billion annually. Vitamins are big business, and you may be surprised …

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Healthy Teeth, Happy Pet

Oral care is a growing trend among pet guardians and for good reason. A healthy mouth is vital to a healthy body. ďDental care is one of the simplest things you can do to help maintain a dog or catís …

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Neuticles: Fake Testicles for Your Pet

Okay, this takes the cake for being weird, as well as a bizarre use of up to $800 ó testicular implants for animals that have been neutered. The price depends on whether you buy small, medium or large…

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Pet Insurance 101

In addition to public speaking, most people share a fear of the unknown. And letís face itóitís a valid concern because none of us can predict the future. That is why we invest in insuranceóto protect…

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5 Ways to Prepare for the Vet

TAILS asked Amy Dicke, DVM, technical services veterinarian for P&G Pet Care, to give pet parents some advice when it comes to being prepared for a trip to the vet: 1. How often should guardian…

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Go Green at Home to Keep Pets Healthy

Iíve always told myself that I care about the environment as much as the next person. Well, at least as much as the next working mom with three kids, three dogs, and a limited amount of both time and …

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K9 Wounded Warrior Retires

Lucca, an eight-year-old Belgian military working dog, plays at Camp Pendleton, California. Lucca deployed twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan where she was injured by an improvised explosive device…

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Pampered Pooches Take Yoga Classes

Even the dogs are stressed in bustling Hong Kong, so a yoga enthusiast decided to help them seek their inner peace. Strange Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "wLLgRUCKu4DaBu63", NewsLook = Ne…

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