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How Dogs Enrich Their Owners’ Lives

It is no surprise that humans have woven dogs into the tapestry of their lives for thousands of years. They prove themselves to be intelligent, loyal, and caring animals for which there is no substitute.  In many cases, dogs transcend … Continue reading

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Turning Pet’s Cremated Remains into Gems

Pets are so loved that they are treated like members of the family in many cases. This also means that when they pass on, we are left heart-stricken with grief. Some choose to bury their pet in a special place … Continue reading

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5 Breeds with Long Lifespans

When one compares the average longevity of a dog to a human, the results are disheartening. Dogs go from puppy-hood to the golden years in the blink of an eye it seems. Nevertheless, there are some breeds which have characteristically … Continue reading

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Recall: Dog Bullstrips

Carolina Prime Pet Inc., announced a voluntary recall of its Priority Total Pet Care All Natural Bullstrips due to salmonella contamination. No illnesses have yet been reported, but salmonella can cause serious illness in pets and humans including lethargy, diarrhea, fever, … Continue reading

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Study: Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again

In an interesting article recently posted on ABC News, it has been found that certain dog nose cells can be used to help a paralyzed dog walk again! Jasper the 10-year-old Dachshund gets around with a cart that supports his … Continue reading

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Study: Classical Music Relaxes Dogs

Got an anxious dog? A new study suggests classical music may be a good way to de-stress dogs, according to a recent article on CBS News. The study in the Journal of Veterinary Behavior, led by Lori Kogan of Colorado State University … Continue reading

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Chewing Gum and Sugar-Free Gum are Potentially Dangerous to Dogs

According to a recent article on Life With Dogs, dog owner Kathy Alderman learned the hard way that chewing gum is bad for dogs. She rushed her Chihuahua, Buddy, to the veterinary clinic when he suddenly became very ill and … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Patti Kennedy

Patti Kennedy, whose yellow Labrador Retriever Zurich won the Service Dog category at the 2011 American Humane Association’s Hero Dog Awards, has died. She was 66. Our hearts go out to her family and friends. And we celebrate her legacy as it … Continue reading

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November is Pet Diabetes Month

During the month of November, we recognize diabetes in pets. Just like humans, pets can be affected by either type 1 or type 2. This month, we wanted to spotlight this condition and educate pet owners about diabetes symptoms so … Continue reading

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Will Los Angeles ban the sale of puppy mill pets?

Los Angeles could become the largest city in the US to ban the sale of commercially bred pets. The city council meeting on Wednesday resulted in a 12-2 vote for the ban of puppies, kittens, and rabbits in pet stores. … Continue reading

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