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Pet Holiday Tip: Tinsel and Ribbon

Pet Holiday Tip: Tinsel and Ribbon

Yes, it’s that holiday time of year again.  While you’re busy decorating, baking, wrapping gifts, and preparing your household for guests, remember to watch out for holiday temptations for your pets.  Don’t let a pet disaster turn both your and your pets’ Holiday “Ho-Ho-Ho!” into a Holiday “Oh No!”   In the weeks leading up
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November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

Senior pets are often the last to be adopted from shelters which puts them at an increased risk for euthanasia. Puppies and kittens are cute and cuddly, but older pets are just as adorable, loving and loyal. In addition, many grown-up pets are already housetrained, less inclined to chewing, may already be neutered, and may
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Foster a Military Pet

Foster a Military Pet

Have you often wondered how you could pay back our military men and women for their service? Good news for pet lovers. You can open your home and heart to a military pet in need of a long-term but temporary home.   When deployed or injured, it is sometimes difficult for military personnel to find
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What is Lick Granuloma?

What is Lick Granuloma?

Lick granuloma, also known as acral lick dermatitis (ALD), is an injury to a dog’s skin caused by constant licking. The persistent licking causes the skin to become inflamed and thickened. This leads to a cycle of itching and licking.   In addition to the constant licking, other symptoms include chewing of the area, missing
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Health Benefits of Watching Cute Cat Videos

Health Benefits of Watching Cute Cat Videos

Do you find yourself getting distracted by those adorable cat videos online? Good news! A recent study finds that watching these videos not only entertains, but also boosts viewers’ mood and energy, and decreases stress and negative feelings.   Study author, Jessica Gall Myrick surveyed nearly 7000 people concerning their personality traits, mood, and online
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