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    Tips for the House Hunt When You’re a Dog Owner

    Sep 20 2017

    You are setting your sights on buying a new home, but concerns over whether it will accommodate the needs of your pet dog darkly loom over the whole process. Big…

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    Halloween Safety Tips for Pet Owners

    Oct 01 2016

    1. Lock Candy Away Kids love to stash candy in their rooms, but a dog’s keen sense of smell will lead him to even the most cleverly hidden treasure. Contact…

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    Toxins That Don’t Cause Serious Signs

    Oct 01 2016

    When one thinks of toxins, thoughts go to life-threatening signs. We say that the dose makes the poison – and in the case of these toxins, there is a wide…

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    Sunburn in pets during summer

    Jul 04 2016

    Sun burn or solar dermatitis, or chronic sun damage to the skin, is a common dermatologic disorder in hot, sunny climates. It can also affect animals that live in high…

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    My kitten is cute, but I’m exhausted

    Apr 11 2016

    Dr. Ciribassi welcomes behavior questions from veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Q. How do you advise clients who complain that their kittens or young adult cats wake them up at 3…

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    Fat cats don’t hold grudges

    Apr 11 2016

    Cornell study finds obese cats still love you even when you restrict their food intake. Will your cat hold it against you if you put it on a restricted diet…

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    Happy Pet

    Mar 22 2016

    1: How to find quality pet minding services Reputation built from customer experiences, is by far the safest way to make a decision about finding quality pet minding. There are…

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    The Big Four Easter Hazards

    Mar 04 2016

    Easter, like most holidays, is a busy time at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Chocolate is a common theme, as it is during other festive times of the year,…

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    How to get your dog in shape

    Oct 12 2015

    Weight loss is tough for anyone—two- or four-legged. But losing weight and getting in shape not only adds years to your pet’s life, it can also make those extra years…

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    How many calories is a mouse

    Oct 12 2015

    It may be strange to wonder how a mouse would factor on the Weight Watchers “point” system, but it may interest you to know when faced with changing the diet…