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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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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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No Fair! Dogs Get Better Vet Care Than Cats

The notion that dogs are man's best friend is true in more ways than one. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook, dogs …

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How to Pick the Right Vet

Whether you’re a first-time pet guardian, moving to a new city, or just unhappy with your current vet, there’s no doubt that finding the right doctor for your animal companion is important. Just as yo…

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5 Lesser-Known Careers With Animals

If you’re an animal lover and you’re thinking about a career change or just starting to consider what to do with your life, why not spend most of your waking hours with something you are passionate ab…

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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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How To Keep Your Heart Open When You Lose A Pet

I was only seven when my parents hired a chimneysweep to wipe out the cobwebs on our brick flue. They didn’t expect him to stumble into a nest of four baby squirrels so tiny they had veiny, bluish, ha…

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Teaching Kids Animal Compassion: Choosing the Right Pet is Key

by Dr. Tim Hunt, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com Children can learn so many valuable lessons by caring for a pet. Having pets at a young age instills kids with a sense o…

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Fake Vet Operated on Animals

A convicted heroin addict has been arrested for pretending to be a veterinarian. She faces a 33 criminal count indictment in Akron Ohio. Five of those counts are for animal cruelty and five are for in…

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Top 5 Signs Your Cat May Need to Visit the Vet

By Laurie L. Dove, Animal Planet Sometimes it's obvious when your cat needs medical attention. If, for example, a passing vehicle or stray dog causes trauma to your cat, you wouldn't hesitate t…

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