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    Adult versus Senior Pets

    Mar 08 2012

    Lately we have been seeing more and more commercials on television and in print about lifestyle nutrition, including an emphasis on different diets for different ages of pets.

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    Tooth Infections and Your Pets

    Feb 01 2012

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month. The purpose of Pet Dental Health Month is to raise the awareness that pets need dental care. The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that…

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    Hairballs in Cats

    Feb 01 2012

    Hairballs are an inevitable part of life for many cats. For some cats, hairballs may only be a problem during the shedding seasons of spring and fall. For others, especially long haired cats or cats…

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    Diabetes and your pet

    Dec 01 2011

    Diabetes mellitus, commonly shortened to diabetes, is a disease that threatens both humans and pets. Paralleling the situation in humans, more and more cats and dogs are being diagnosed with diabetes…

  • Ringworm, Pets and People

    Nov 01 2011

    Ringworm, also called dermatophytosis, is a fungal infection that occurs in the skin, hair and nails. The fungi feed on the keratin that is found in the outer layers of these structures. Ringworm…

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    Cats and their litter boxes

    Nov 01 2011

    Cat owners often become stressed because their cats do not use the litter box properly. In fact, inappropriate elimination, which means urinating and/or defecating in an unacceptable place is one of…

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    Halloween and the family pet

    Oct 07 2011

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…