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Top 5 Common Household Items that Pose a Poisoning Risk to Cats

The CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, is reminding cat owners of the following common household items that pose a poisoning risk to their pets. 1. Household plants. Cats … Continue reading

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Why Trupanion Pet Insurance?

With pet insurance, you’ll be able to provide your puppy, kitten, dog, or cat the best medical care possible. Continue reading

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Healthy Mouth For A Healthy Pet – February is Pet Dental Month!

Why Dental Care? Dental care of dogs and cats is one of the most commonly overlooked areas of pet health care. In fact, a recent AAHA study showed that approximately two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the dental care … Continue reading

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More pet food recalls announced

Red Flannel Cat food recalled due to salmonella risk: Food and Drug recalls (Jan. 27, 2014) CLEVELAND, Ohio—A Minnesota-based pet food company is recalling bags of its Red Flannel cat food due to possible salmonella contamination, the company announced over … Continue reading

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Nearly 600 U.S. pet deaths associated with Chinese jerky treats; cause is still elusive

Oct 23, 2013 DVM360 MAGAZINE Australian research blames unknown toxin; FDA encourages veterinarians to submit reports, data and urine samples from suspected cases. In the wake of an Australian Veterinary Journal article outlining a study of dogs exposed to dried … Continue reading

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October “To Do” List: Adopt A New Pal

October is National Adopt-a-Shelter Pet Month, and your local animal shelter and animal services have hundreds of tail-wagging candidates waiting to be your best friend. All adoptables usually come spayed/neutered, vaccinated, licensed, and microchipped. Also, here at Tampa Bay Animal … Continue reading

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Dog restraints fail in auto crash tests 100 percent of the time, study says

by NEWStat Some areas such as New Jersey have considered implementing laws mandating that drivers protect their pets by securing them with restraints. But according to a recently released study from the Center for Pet Safety, the restraints themselves are … Continue reading

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It’s “National Dog Day”! 50 Ways To Celebrate

Courtesy of nationaldogday.com – National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work … Continue reading

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Dogs, Long Believed To ‘Live In The Moment,’ May Remember Events From the Past

Prevailing thought among dog psychologists and dog enthusiasts alike is that dogs cannot recall the past and are essentially stuck in the present moment, but new research suggests that this isn’t true. Dog psychology researchers long believed that dogs, cute … Continue reading

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Dr. Link Welborn Recognized With 2013 AVMA President’s Award

In honor of his work in making a positive impact on animal health and the veterinary profession, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recognized AAHA past president Link Welborn, DVM, DABVP, with the 2013 AVMA President’s Award. The 2013 AVMA … Continue reading

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