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Top 10 Signs Your Dog May Have Heart Disease

When it comes to heart disease and your dog, early diagnosis and treatment can make all the difference between life and death.  As a dog owner, you should be aware of the…

5 Deadly Winter Pet Hazards

Winter is full of wonderment and fun for people and pets alike, but there are also dangers associated with the most frigid of seasons — especially outdoors. Read on for the…

Why Are There So Many Fat Cats?

When talking about fat cats, I’m not talking about Wall Street Bankers or corporate kings.  No, although the same question could apply I suppose.  In this case I’m talking about real…

Study: Dogs Can Determine Emotions from Reading Facial Expressions

For those of us who love our dogs like our families, because they are part of our family, are not surprised by the slew of studies released over the last…

When a change in your pet’s voice could indicate a serious condition

Do you remember the last time you got a bad cold and lost most or all of your voice? It was annoying, but not a serious problem. Well, the same…

3 Pet Medications You Should Never Use Past the Expiration Date

Are you one of those people who have a drawer or cabinet full of half-used, perhaps expired pet medications? Of course you do, because we always think the day might…

5 foods to keep away from your pet on Super Bowl Sunday

It’s Super Bowl Sunday time, and once again, it’s a great excuse to get together with friends and family to pig out while watching football. Unfortunately, many of those same party…

5 Signs Your Dog is Stressed and 4 Ways to Help Him

Is your dog acting unusual? Perhaps he or she seems overly anxious or depressed. Stress is more common in dogs than you may think. Even worse, stress can negatively impact…

What Should I Do If My Dog Stops Eating?

My dogs love to eat.  I swear they would eat 24/7 if I let them.  They know when it’s time for dinner, and I long ago stopped feeding them “dinner”…

What’s the Best Way to Get My Cat To Like Me More?

I’m a cat lover, although at the moment I don’t have any cats, only dogs.  I would rescue a cat if I could, but I know that any such attempt…

How High Protein Foods Can Be Unhealthy For Your Dogs

There are hundreds and hundreds of brands of dog food on the market, and many of them are heavily advertised, praised for all the good things they do for your…

How Intestinal Bacteria and Antibiotics Play A Role in Pet Health

What if we discovered that many infections and chronic diseases, including obesity, were caused by alterations of intestinal bacteria? What if these conditions could be treated with dietary aids rather…

When Is Your Vet A Good Vet or a Bad Vet?

It goes without saying that not every single client experience is a walk in the park. Usually, it’s unilaterally uncomfortable — for the veterinarian, I mean. Which makes sense. After…

Why Our Dogs Are Such Darn Messy Drinkers

Does your dog splash water everywhere when he drinks?  Mine does, and it’s like a flood in the house.  I swear when he sticks that long tongue in his water…

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