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Are over-the-counter medications safe for my dog?

Our dogs are part of the family. They keep us company, play games with us, and provide emotional support. In other words, they are almost human, so it’s understandable that we reach for human medications when they feel poorly. Before … Continue reading

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Dieting felines don’t hold a grudge

If you’ve ever been on a diet, you know it can make you cranky. Is the same true for our feline friends? Not necessarily, a recent study suggests. Researchers from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine put felines on two … Continue reading

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Dieting dogs prone to weight regain

Have you ever lost weight on a diet, only to gain the weight back again after you stop dieting? Turns out the same thing happens to dogs. About half of obese dogs that successfully lose weight will regain weight after … Continue reading

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Healthy Exercise for Dogs

Just like humans, dogs derive health benefits from regular exercise. An important aspect of facilitating, enhancing, lengthening, and strengthening our relationships with our canine companions is to keep them strong and fit through physical activity. Obesity is on the rise … Continue reading

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Need Help Paying For Your Pet’s Medical Bills?

As pet owners, we want to provide the best healthcare for our beloved pets. But sometimes the associated costs for these services can be over-whelming, especially in times of financial distress. We can help. We offer solutions that work for … Continue reading

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How do we know if a feline patient is in pain? A new study has documented the signs.

Academics and clinical practitioners from across the globe with specializations in internal medicine, anesthesiology, oncology, dentistry, behavior, dermatology, ophthalmology, and neurology have identified 25 behavioral signs that cats display which could indicate that they are suffering pain. The research was published in … Continue reading

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Poison Prevention For Your Pet

March 20-26, 2016 is National Poison Prevention Week. Although human and veterinary drugs are the most obvious sources of pet poisoning, some seemingly innocuous things around your home can be harmful—even fatal—to your pet. A growing epidemic Each year thousands … Continue reading

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Cat tests positive for rabies in Hillsborough

The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, has issued a rabies alert for the area near Mallory Square Drive Tampa. This alert is in response to a cat that tested positive for rabies. All residents of Hillsborough County should … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Pet Safety Tips

On New Year’s Eve, everyone wants to have an unforgettable night — in a good way. By following a few simple steps, having a good sense of awareness, and taking these pet safety tips to heart, we can all have … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Make Your Cat Happy on National Cat Day!

Today is National Cat Day, dedicated to celebrating our feline friends! In honor of National Cat Day, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working on behalf of cats, has released a list of … Continue reading

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