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Dog Allergies

What is an allergy? An allergy is a state of over-reactivity or hypersensitivity of the immune system to a particular substance called an allergen. Most allergens are proteins. “…with allergies, the immune response can actually be harmful to the body. … 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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September 28th is World Rabies Day. Here’s Some Rabies Prevention Tips for Pet Owners.

Rabies Facts There are around 7,000 cases of animal rabies, mostly in wildlife species, reported in the U.S. every year.  These animals can expose humans or pets to rabies. Cats are more likely to be infected with rabies than dogs! … Continue reading

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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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Top 10 Tips for Safe Car Travel With Your Pet

For some pet parents, a trip’s no fun if the four-legged members of the family can’t come. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your animal companions. With thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable … Continue reading

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Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Pet

Some info courtesy of VetStreet April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Pets Month. As the weather gets warmer and our pets spend more time outdoors, including beachy and wooded areas, we wanted to answer a few frequently asked questions about … 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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Slideshow: 27 Ways Pets Can Improve Your Health

Stay Well With Your Animals Most pet owners don’t need reminding. Animals make people feel good. But we’re talking about more than feeling glad they’re around. Your favorite animal can make you healthy and help you stay that way. You … 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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Breeder’s Choice recalls AvoDerm dog food for possible salmonella risk

Breeder’s Choice Pet Food is recalling a single manufacturing batch of its AvoDerm Natural Lamb Meal & Brown Rice Adult Dog Formula due to possible contamination with salmonella. The Irwindale-based company said the product being recalled is the 26 lb.-sized … Continue reading

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