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Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

(PETS/PET CARE) While holiday meals and festive decor often bring us joy, they can serve as a huge danger to your pet. During the upcoming season, veterinarians see a huge influx of patients, due to consumption of “human” food and even decorations. Read the tips below to learn how both you and your pet can celebrate the holidays […]

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Is Your Dog Having Seizures?

(PET CARE/DOGS) Many pet guardians misdiagnose a dangerous seizure as simple canine idiosyncrasy, like pacing or whining, because they don’t understand how seizures affect animals and how to spot them. When your dog can’t tell you he needs a visit to the doctor, you have to be the one who knows when things are wrong. […]

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The Truth About Declawing: What Vets Aren’t Telling You

(ANIMAL WELFARE/PETS) Declawing a cat is the equivalent to amputating a human finger at the third knuckle, and yet twenty-two million domestic cats per year are declawed in the United States—a third of which reap serious behavioral and physical consequences from the procedure. Due to a general ignorance and perpetuation by greedy vets, the procedure […]

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Protect Your Pet From Halloween Spooks

(CATS AND DOGS/HALLOWEEN PET SAFETY) With the constant excitement and activity surrounding trick-or-treaters and Halloween antics tonight, it’s possible your pet may become frazzled or worrisome during all the commotion. Here are some helpful tips and advice to keep your pet safe and calm this Halloween. — Global Animal

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Is Rat Poison A Threat To Your Dog?

(PET CARE/DOG HEALTH) We know that rat poison is deadly, but how bad is it for your pooch? Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for must know information for all dog guardians about keeping your pet safe from rat poison. […]

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How To Make Vet Trips Easier

(PET CARE/CATS AND DOGS) Do you struggle with taking your pet to the vet? Want to make your next visit stress-free? Read on for seven tips on how to make a trip to the vet easier for both you and your pet. — Global Animal

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Protect Your Pet From E-Cigarettes

(PET HEALTH/PET CARE) Every pet guardian knows that their furry companion can get into trouble–whether they’re getting into a box of chocolates or chewing on the furniture. However, electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, may pose an even bigger danger to your pet. As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow, more pets encounter the […]

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