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Microchips Save Lives

Despite your best efforts, your dog or cat has slipped out an open door and disappeared. If he’s wearing a collar and identification tag, chances are good that you’ll get him back. But what if the collar comes off or he … 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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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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The Importance Of Cat Claws

Why do cats need to claw? Cats claw for a few reasons, to maintain the health of the claw and remove the sheath, to mark their territory, for exercise and to relieve stress or release emotional energy. How do cats … Continue reading

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What Your Cat Isn’t Telling You: Top 10 Signs of Sickness

Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP catsINK Vancouver, Canada  If you see any of these signs in your cat, it’s time to call us. Even subtle changes can be really important. Problem 1: That’s not where he should be “going”! When cats … Continue reading

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Tips For Introducing Your Cat To Another Cat

So you have a cat already and are adopting another cat ( : A carefully planned introduction is everything. Most cats do not readily accept a new member of the family; they need time to get used to the idea. … 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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Know the Signs Your Cat May Be Sick

All cats need at least an annual preventive care exam to verify that they’re healthy and not harboring some hidden illness. It is extremely difficult to tell when a cat is sick or hurting, so when owners are unaware of … Continue reading

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How to help Your Cat have pleasant Veterinary Visits

Fear is the primary cause of misbehavior. Knowing this can help prevent problematic veterinary visits. GETTING THE CAT INTO THE CARRIER Keep the carrier out in the home. Put treats inside. Train cats to view the carrier as a safe … Continue reading

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