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More Pet Food Recalls Announced

Bravo pet foods recalled following positive salmonella test (9/30/2014) A Connecticut company that specializes in raw pet food is recalling turkey and chicken products for cats and dogs over salmonella. The manufacturer, Bravo, said in a posting on the Food … Continue reading

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All prescription diets are now TAX FREE!

Is your pet on prescription diet? Then we have good news for you: All prescription diets and Healthy Advantage diets are now TAX FREE! Under the new bill, “Sales of therapeutic veterinary diets specifically formulated to aid in the management … Continue reading

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Rebranding The Cat

Cats have gotten a bad rap over the years: as bird-killers, standoffish snobs, fearful under-bed-hiders—and let’s not even talk about the crazy cat lady. But the fortunes of the cat are changing, thanks in no small part to the Internet, … Continue reading

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June is Adopt a Cat Month!

Happy Adopt a Cat Month! Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all … Continue reading

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If I Fits, I Sits: 20 Cats That Prove There Is No Space Too Tight…

Photo and info courtesy of http://pulptastic.com/cats-in-tight-spaces/ One of the great mysteries of life is the obsession cats seem to have with fitting themselves into the smallest of spaces. From boxes to shoes to various other household items, these cute and … Continue reading

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In Honor Of Memorial Day – 7 Famous Dogs Of War

On Memorial Day, our thoughts turn to all of the fallen heroes who fought for our country. In every Military conflict in our nation’s history, you will find stories of canine heroes. Dogs have played vital roles as mascots, guards, … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? Voice recognition: Does your cat know it’s you?

Courtesy of Veterinary Medicine Numerous studies have demonstrated that dogs recognize and communicate with their owners. But the responses of cats to their owners and their ability to discriminate between their owners and strangers is still poorly understood. Can a … Continue reading

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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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