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<p>Canines exposed to lawn chemicals may have a higher risk of bladder cancer. Photo Credit: iStockphoto</p>

Is Your Lawn Hurting Your Dog?

(PET CARE/DOGS) Exposure to lawn and garden chemicals has been linked to bladder cancer in dogs. Common herbicides are the culprits, and pet guardians need to consider when and how they treat their lawns. Certain breeds, including beagles and Scottish terriers, are particularly at risk because of their high genetic propensity for bladder cancer, yet […]

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10 Most Toxic Foods For Pets

(PET CARE/CATS & DOGS) When thinking about things that may be dangerous for your pet, you may not consider the types of foods that he/she eats–especially foods prepared for human consumption. While most types of food that humans eat are also safe for dogs, some foods are dangerous and perhaps even deadly. — Global Animal

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Indoor cats tend to be drawn to floral arrangements. Photo credit: Blue Cross Animal Hospital

Fatal Flowers? Keep Lilies Away From Cats!

(PET CARE/CATS) With Easter just around the corner and lilies in full bloom, it’s important to learn about the dangers of bringing lilies into your home. Many pet guardians do not realize that lilies, particularly Easter, Tiger, Asiatic, Day, and Japanese Show lilies, are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. If a cat ingests or […]

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Only about 1% of all pets in North America are insured. Photo Credit: Modern Dog Magazine

Poison Prevention Week: Protect Pets From Household Items

(CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) This week, during National Poison Prevention Week, learn how you can protect your pet from the toxic dangers and poisoning. Many common household items, such as Advil and chewing gum, could pose a serious threat to your pet. Pet insurance company Trupanion has compiled a list of the most common poison […]

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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie: Understanding Dog Sleep Patterns

(DOGS/PET CARE) Every pet parent wants to see his or her dog remain healthy for as long as possible. It’s important to make sure your dog eats the healthiest foods possible, gets plenty of exercise, and receives a regular veterinarian examination, keeping up with all of their vaccinations. However, sleep patterns are just as important […]

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Pets need special care in their old age. Photo Credit: Top-dogs-name.com

5 Tips To Keep Your Aging Dog Happy & Healthy

(DOGS/PETS) Just like humans, dogs must also go through the stages of growing old. Little by little, you’ll notice that your lovable companion can’t do the things they used to when he/she was just a pup. As your dog ages, his/her reaction time tends to slow down, their bladder-holding abilities become less impressive, among other […]

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Dog Days Of Winter: How To Keep Pets Safe & Warm

(PET CARE/PET SAFETY) While much of North America continues to deal with below-freezing temperatures, and a promise of more chilly weather to come, the ASPCA wants to remind folks that the cold and snow can pose a real risk for pets. It’s important to know how to keep your pets safe and warm all year […]

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