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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...

AVMA Announced Pet Food Safety Recalls on Raw Hide Chews

July 20, 2017

Have you noticed a unpleasant odor after opening a pack of raw hide chews? The American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA) recently announced that United Pet Group, a division of Spectrum...

Be Smart and Protect Your Pet in Hot Weather

July 6, 2017

The weather in the Sunshine State can be hot during any season. At least hot enough to cause irreversible damage or death to a pet left in an unattended vehicle. According to the U.S. Humane...

Advantages of Pet Boarding & Day Care for Your Dog, Cat or Exotic

June 23, 2017

It you are old enough to rust, you may have thought the notion of taking your cat or dog to day care was absurd. After all, when you're home, they spend a lot of the day curled up asleep. However,...

Is the Dog Flu Life-Threatening?

June 21, 2017

Many dog owners in our area have expressed concern about the potential for their animal to catch the "dog flu". Although the virus is not new to the U.S., the first diagnosed case in North Florida...


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