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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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Piranha Puppies – Keeping Biting & Mouthing Under Control

It’s normal for a puppy to use her mouth during play and social interaction, but it’s certainly no fun having those sharp teeth embedded in your ankle or arm. It’s important to teach your puppy how to use her mouth … 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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Rabies Case In Northdale Confirmed; Hillsborough Animal Services To Conduct Limited Trapping

URGENT ALERT! Hillsborough County News August 2, 2013 Contact: Willie Puz, Communications and Digital Media Services, 813-307-8379 (o); 813-546-2086 (c) Based on communications with the state veterinarian from the Florida Department of Health today (Aug. 2) regarding a positive rabies … Continue reading

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Time to clean your pet’s ears?

Tampa Veterinarians see a lot of patients with ear infections. In fact, it’s the second most common reason for a client visit, according to pet health insurer, VPI Pet Insurance. With ear problems prompting so many trips to the vet, … Continue reading

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May 5th – 11th is National Pet Week

Get ready for National Pet Week starting on May 5th! National Pet Week promotes responsible pet ownership, makes people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets, increases public awareness of services available from professionals who … Continue reading

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Canine Peanut Butter Treat Recalled

A nationwide limited recall of peanut butter made by Sunland Inc. has snared a pet company, Dog for Dog, which issued a voluntary recall of all its jarred Dogsbutter. Portales, N.M.-based Sunland initially recalled 75 almond butter and peanut butter … Continue reading

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Dog treats sold nationwide by Target recalled after testing positive for Salmonella

Dog owners commonly appease their pets’ urge to chew by giving them various rubber / synthetic toys, and other popular products like peg ears, tendons, antlers. Another common products that is available for dogs, is Bully sticks, and while they … Continue reading

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