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Tips for Cat Owners to Survive the Holidays

December 7, 2017

The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time of the year. However, if you want to stay out of the vet's office, you need to develop a strategy so your decorations can co-exist with your cat....

Give the Dog a Bone... or NOT!

December 5, 2017

You may remember a children's song called "This Old Man", where amongst the knick-knacks and paddy-whacks you are told to "Give the Dog a Bone". It makes sense. After all, the oldest depictions of...

Is a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Best for Your Pet?

November 13, 2017

Although there are still a lot of unknowns as to what is the best nutritionally balanced diet for any pet, it is agreed that dogs and cats have uniquely different needs. Moreover, like their...

'Tis the Season to Think About Your Pets

November 8, 2017

With Halloween behind us, the "Holiday Season" is about to shift gears. This is the time of year that your already busy schedule becomes overloaded with lots of things to do and places to go. It...

New Evidence Supports A Unique Dog-Human Bond

October 24, 2017

In recent years, scientists have gained a much better understanding of the relationship between humans and dogs. For starters, the bond between our human ancestors and our dog's is ancient....

Program for Food-Animal Vet Care Seeks Help from Congress

October 18, 2017

To keep their livestock animals healthy and productive, our nation's farmers and ranchers have always depended on local veterinarians to provide care for food animals. Without access to adequate...

Can Your Pet Love You Back?

September 20, 2017

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that many pet owners love their dog, cat, bird or exotic. But, beyond an African Grey verbalizing "I love you", can your pet feel similar emotions as you...

Is Your Dog Possessed or Obsessed?

September 19, 2017

Maybe you've watch your dog as he or she snaps the air in pursuit of biting invisible things that don't appear to be there, or have listened to a neighbor's pet bark obsessively in a rhythmic...

Are You at Risk for Zoonotic Diseases?

August 15, 2017

If you grew up on a working farm or ranch, you may be familiar with the terminology. Zoonotic diseases are fungal, bacterial, viral or parasitic infections that can be spread between animals and...

What is the Fairness to Pet Owners Act?

August 10, 2017

Once again, Congress has introduced legislation to mandate how veterinarians across the United States issue prescriptions and dispense medicines for your pets. Like most bills before our nation's...


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