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Recall: Nature’s Variety Dog Food

Nature’s Variety has recently recalled the following dog foods due to potential contamination with pieces of clear plastic. The affected batch has a “Best if used by” date of 10/04/13 and includes the following: UPC# 7 69949 60137 1 –

5 Very Energetic Dog Breeds

For some people, a lap dog or calm and independent cat is the perfect pet. For others, they want a pet that demands more of them when it comes to mental and physical exercise. Consider the following five breeds (listed

Cat Gives Iron the Boot in Monopoly

Monopoly fans might be interested to learn that the game has changed a few of its pieces! A cat piece will now replace the iconic iron which has held its seat for 76 years. The first time in history, Monopoly

Solving the Unexpected with Pet Coverage

One of the best ways to illustrate the impact of pet insurance is to bring it to life through concrete examples. Consider a few situations below which put you in the shoes of someone with – or without – pet

Bully Sticks: More Calories and Bacteria According to New Study

Popular dog chew treats, commonly known as bully sticks, may contain more calories and bacteria according to a recent study. Bully sticks are made from a dried, uncooked penis of a bull or steer. The recent article in the Canadian Veterinary Journal reviewed