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Heat Alert: Keep Dogs Safe!

Posted by on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Heat Alert: Keep Dogs Safe!  Source: Photobucket   As you know, this time of year gets hot!  We all need to be aware that dogs (and cats) don’t tolerate the heat as well as people and it can even be life threatening. Please use good judgement when walking or handling your dogs. Here are some […]

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Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners: study

Posted by on Friday, June 12th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners: study http://news.yahoo.com/dogs-snub-people-mean-owners-study-053213855.html

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Service Dog Lunges in Front of Bus, Saves Blind Owner’s Life

Posted by on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Service Dog Lunges in Front of Bus, Saves Blind Owner’s Life   New York Dog Lunges in Front of Bus, Saves Blind Owner’s Life (ABC News)   By NICOLE PELLETIERE June 9, 2015 A golden retriever service dog named Figo saved a life when he leaped in front of a small school bus in an […]

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Spaying and Neutering Reduces Companion Pet Overpopulation

Posted by on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Spaying and Neutering Reduces Companion Pet Overpopulation   Spaying is a general term used to describe the ovariohysterectomy of a female animal. Neutering is a general term used to describe the castration of a male animal. However, neutering is often used in reference to both genders. The surgical procedure, performed by a veterinarian, renders the animal incapable of […]

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Ohio woman goes blind after cat licks her

Posted by on Monday, June 1st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Care Recommendations

Ohio woman goes blind after cat licks her BY Jason Silverstein NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Saturday, May 30, 2015, 3:59 AM Updated: Saturday, May 30, 2015, 1:36 PM One of Janese Walters’ cats. She says she went blind in one eye after a cat licked her.   Here’s a very different kind of cataract. […]

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New York Man Takes Dying Dog on Bucket List Adventure Across the Nation

Posted by on Sunday, May 31st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

New York Man Takes Dying Dog on Bucket List Adventure Across the Nation May 27, 2015, 1:30 PM ET By NICOLE PELLETIERE Poh the dog visited 35 cities and rode 12,000 miles. Thomas Neil Rodriguez Following a terminal diagnosis, Poh, a mixed-breed dog from New York City, has been living his dying days traveling the […]

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Common Cat Myths & Misconceptions

Posted by on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 in Blog

Common Cat Myths & Misconceptions October 29th is National Cat Day! Check out these common myths and misconceptions about our feline friends. Cats eat grass when they are sick — Veterinarians have no proven answers as to why cats eat grass. Many think it’s to make themselves sick when their tummy is upset, but research […]

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Common Dog Myths Busted

Posted by on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 in Blog

Common Dog Myths Busted Dog training has become more of a science than a hobby these days. Take a look at the truth behind some common dog myths.  Though some myths still mislead us when assessing our dogs’ behavior. Don’t let a myth harm your relationship with your dog. Check out the most common myths […]

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Man’s best friend? Dogs more valued family members than mothers-in-law

Posted by on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Man’s best friend? Dogs more valued family members than mothers-in-law By John Bingham, Religious Affairs Editor 12:01AM BST 13 Apr 2015 They have been a staple of British humour for generations. But now the nation’s mothers-in-law have suffered what could be the worst indignity yet after having their place in family life officially supplanted – […]

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Dogs have been man’s best friend ‘for 40,000 years’

Posted by on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in Blog, Pet Stories

Dogs have been man’s best friend ‘for 40,000 years’ Study shows dogs’ special relationship with humans might date back to 40,000 years after analysis of ancient Taimyr wolf bone A 35,000-year-old bone from an ancient Taimyr wolf suggests humans and dogs may have had a symbiotic relationship for longer than previously thought 21 May 2015 […]

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