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Facelifts For Fido? 5 Peculiar Pet Procedures

(PETS) There’s not much we wouldn’t do for our animal companions. Designer duds, boutique hotels, and even plastic surgery? That’s right. Pets have succumbed to the nips, tucks, and more that is usually reserved for their human counterparts. Read on for five of these unusual pet procedures and why our pets might have justifiable reasons for […]

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Belinda Penn held her dogs, Winston and Baxter, after being rescued from their home in Spring on Monday. Photo Credit: David J. Phillip/Associated Press

Be Prepared: Emergency Plan For Your Pets

(PET CARE) The effects of Tropical Storm Harvey this past week are a sobering reminder of how everything can change in a moment. This begs the question: How prepared are you for a natural disaster? Here is an excellent article for pet guardians on what we need to know and do—including a pet first aid […]

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What Is Dog Parvovirus?

(PET HEALTH/DOGS) You’ve vaccinated your dog against Parvovirus, but do you know what it is? Ciara Black is a Global Animal contributor from the Dog Help Network, a resource for dog health related websites. Read on for her important information on canine Parvo, and how you can protect your pet. — Global Animal

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

Does Your Pet Have A Plan? Finding The Right Pet Insurance

(PET INSURANCE) As it turns out, finding health insurance for yourself is relatively similar to finding insurance for your pet, with pre-existing conditions and the effects of aging making the process much more difficult. And with veterinary costs on the rise, it’s becoming increasingly more important to make sure your pet is insured. Read on […]

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Does Your Pooch Think He’s Top Dog?

(DOGS/PETS) Living with roommates isn’t always easy, especially if there’s a constant struggle for power in your household. Even though dedicated pet parents love to treat their canine companions like top dogs, it’s frustrating when a furry family member starts to sport a bit of an attitude. Do our dogs act out because they want […]

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Does Your Dog Need A New Do?

(DOGS/PET CARE) There’s no doubt pets can get pretty stinky. Not all animals require the same degree of care, but which grooming method is best for your pet? Don’t work your brain too hard; the Humane Society has already done all the thinking for you. Below is a helpful group of tips on pet grooming–covering the […]

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As a precaution, try not to let your dog drink ocean water when at the beach.

Hold The Salt: Is Beach Water Safe For Dogs?

(PET CARE/DOGS) While we all love to have fun with our dogs at the beach, we must remember to bring along fresh water to keep our doggie friends hydrated. If your dog continually drinks ocean water during a day at the beach, he or she may become ill with salt poisoning. Read on to learn […]

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How To Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks

(PET CARE/PET SAFETY) The 4th of July holiday is the busiest time of the year for animal shelters. Dogs are found wandering terrified on the streets after being scared from home by fireworks. Fortunately, there are simple precautions you can take to keep your pets safe and their anxiety levels at a minimum during this […]

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Some dogs eating Beneful have experienced Internal bleeding, diarrhea, seizures, and liver malfunction. Photo credit: ABC 7 Chicago

Is Your Dog Food Killing Your Dog?

(PET FOOD/DOGS) Is commercial dog food secretly killing your dog? The shocking truth about processed pet food reveals extremely high toxin levels that could be causing a rapid decline in our pets’ health. In the article below, Denver-based veterinarian Dr. Dan Berman addresses the rise in animal cancer and other life-threatening diseases as a result of […]

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