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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...

What Pet Owners Should Know About Bubonic Plague

March 22, 2019

For most pet owners, the plague is something that existing in Western Europe during medieval times that ended with the Dark Ages. But, to owners and veterinarians in certain parts of the United...

Why Do Dogs Roll on Things?

March 12, 2019

It is an all-too-familiar sight of your dog's nose sniffing away at the ground full blast, when the shoulder starts to dip, then suddenly your dog is down. All four paws extended to the sky and...

My Dog Can't Travel Without Throwing Up

February 15, 2019

Truth is a dog who is not accustomed to riding in a car or truck may be disturbed more by the anxiety of going for a ride than the odd feeling of riding in a vehicle. After all, cars have...

Is Your Pet a Polyglot?

February 12, 2019

Many pet owners speak in multiple tongues and some have worked with their canine friend to communicate basic commands in different languages. However, it may not be as simple as claiming Fido to...


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