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Knowing CPR Could Save Your Pet’s Life

Knowing CPR Could Save Your Pet’s Life

No one wants to think about finding their dog unconscious or in need of urgent medical attention, but knowing basic CPR skills could save your pet’s life. The Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care published the following guidelines on how to perform CPR on your pet.   First, evaluate the need for CPR. Check
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Protect Your Pet’s Oral Health

Protect Your Pet’s Oral Health

Approximately 80 percent of dogs over the age of three have some form of oral disease, typically gum disease. Similar to humans, plaque buildup on your pet’s teeth can lead to gum disease, which in turn can lead to heart disease. Small breeds are more prone to gum disease because they have a lot of
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Products Claiming to “Cure” Cancer Are a Cruel Deception

Products Claiming to “Cure” Cancer Are a Cruel Deception

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The products are marketed and sold without FDA approval, most commonly on websites and social media platforms. Legitimate medical products such as drugs and
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Beware of Counterfeit Pet Medications

Beware of Counterfeit Pet Medications

The Department of Justice recently announced the guilty plea of a packaging company owner who was helping package bogus pet meds of various popular brands. The message to pet owners is that pet med counterfeiting is a genuine problem. Protect yourself by making sure you purchase your pet meds from a credible source.   A
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Does Your Pup Prefer Praise or Treat?

Does Your Pup Prefer Praise or Treat?

Dogs have long been thought to be motivated by food and treats. However, a new study reveals that when giving the option between receiving praise and receiving a treat, they preferred praise or liked both equally. Researchers from Emory University analyzed behavior and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of 15 dogs through a couple of
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