Monthly Archives: February 2015

What’s in a dog breed? Less than you might think

Writer Robert Boos If you think those “perfect” pooches at dog shows are the shining examples of their breeds, think again. A massive study of more than 80,000 individual dogs reveals there’s actually a lot of behavioral variation within any given breed, particularly … Continue reading

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Today is 21st annual World Spay Day

Today is World Spay Day, an annual campaign of The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society International and the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association. It’s always the last Tuesday of every February, which is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month. In … Continue reading

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Your pet’s teeth: What you need to know

By Deanne Bonner, RVT, CVPM Halitosis (bad breath): It’s a problem that many pet owners are all too familiar with. What some pet owners are unaware of, however, is that bad breath is often an indication that much more is … Continue reading

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Your pet’s teeth: What you need to know

By Deanne Bonner, RVT, CVPM Halitosis (bad breath): It’s a problem that many pet owners are all too familiar with. What some pet owners are unaware of, however, is that bad breath is often an indication that much more is … Continue reading

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It’s the month of love! Hugs! Kisses!

If your pet’s bad breath makes them positively un-kissable, it’s time schedule their yearly checkup today. It’s that time of year again. A month about love, hugs, kisses and chocolate. And when it comes to your pet, 3 out of … Continue reading

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February is Responsible Pet Owners Month

February is a busy month for pet healthcare awareness. Besides being Pet Dental Month, it is also Responsible Pet Owners Month. Here are some suggestions for being a responsible pet owner… Spay or neuter your pet. To prevent the companion … Continue reading

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