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Why Does My Dog Love Chewing on Water Bottles?

August 7, 2019

There's nothing more frustrating for a dog owner than to purchase the latest pet toy only to have their dog abandon it for an empty water bottle they found. Chewing is natural for dogs and chewing...

What Age Should Dogs and Cats Be Neutered or Spayed?

August 6, 2019

As the early bond between humans and companion animals developed, dog and cat owners looked for humane ways to improve their pet's health and well-being. In fact, the numerous campaigns over the...

How to Remedy Dog Car Sickness for Summer Travel

July 2, 2019

Humans are not the only ones to experience motion sickness during car rides. However, nothing can ruin a trip quicker than having a sick dog inside your vehicle. That can quickly turn a fun trip...

What to Do If You Find an Abandoned Dog?

July 1, 2019

Be cautious approaching an abandoned animal. Whenever an animal is stressed, frightened, injured or ill, their behavior is unpredictable. If the animal is unwilling to approach you, call animal...

How Often Should You Brush Your Pet's Teeth?

June 25, 2019

Dental plague builds up on your pet's teeth all the time and the best way to remove it is to brush your dog or cat's teeth. Although some experts suggest it is prudent to brush your pet's teeth...

Does Your Dog Need Sunscreen for Summertime Fun

June 24, 2019

Dogs, especially those with short hair or very fair skin, can get sunburn with red skin that becomes tender to the touch. Your pet's most susceptible areas are their nose, ears and tummy. The...

UF Vets to Study Potential Drug Misuse in Racehorses

May 17, 2019

The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing is the world's most famous horse racing championship that is conducted each spring in the United States. The three-race series begins with the Kentucky...

Can Dogs Smell Cancer in Human Blood Samples?

May 15, 2019

The human sense of smell plays a major role in how people perceive and interact every day, how they decide what to eat, and even which life partner they choose. Smell strongly influences behavior...

How Many Facial Expressions Does Your Dog Make?

April 9, 2019

Communications between living things require that both parties interpret cues used to express their current disposition or overall mood. Since humans have no wagging tail, man's best friend must...

Why Are There More Male Orange Cats Than Female?

April 9, 2019

If you trace the history of the cat, these animals date back to early humans and are believed to have descended from the African wildcat. Although a lack of archaeological discoveries of cat...


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