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NYTimes Blog: Paying the Price of a Fat Pet

In a recent article in the New York Times, pet writer Anahad O’Connor discusses the pet obesity problem in America. According to a study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, about half of all dogs and cats are overweight.

Top 5 Health Issues In American Pets

Working at a pet insurance company, I see such a wide variety of health conditions every day. If you were to ask me which conditions seem to be the most common, I’d have no idea where to start. Fortunately, veterinarian Ann

Pet News Recap of February 2012

New Animal Planet show features people who choose taxidermy when their pets pass away. Westminster Kennel Club added 6 new breeds to the dog show which was held on February 13-14th. See which ones made the list. The month of

ABC News: Seven Secrets to Keep Your Pet Trim

Is your pet a little on the chubby side? Are you worried about his gradually increasing waist-line? Whether your pet has a little extra around the middle, or you’re just looking for the best ways to keep your pet healthy,

10 Tips for Feeding Your Pet

Pets, just like humans, have different tastes, allergies, and sensitivities to foods, and your veterinarian can help you choose the best food for your dog or cat. However, when it comes to feeding your pet, you should think about more than