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Labradoodle Saves Owner After Fall

Being a pet enthusiast, I like to read about pets in the news. So often, I find myself amazed again and again by the unconditional love, compassion, and bravery of our furry friends. Take this story, for example. 73-year-old Maurice … Continue reading

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Veterinary Hospital Starts Recommending Pet Insurance

Richman Animal Clinic, a veterinary clinic located in Richmond Heights, OH, recently announced that they are working to increase awareness of pet insurance as a way to strengthen their commitment to customer service and animal care. Dr. Jeffery A. Richman, the … Continue reading

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Video: Puppies Get Special Treatment at Human Hospital

I just came across this heartwarming story of two puppies who walked into a human hospital in Texas, starved and exhausted, and were lovingly cared for by the doctors and nurses on duty. With all the terrible things we hear … Continue reading

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Study States Dogs Cause More Family Arguments

A recent article in The Telegraph discussed a study that shows that dogs trigger nearly 2,000 family arguments over a lifetime, giving an opposing view of the general thought that dogs provide only positive benefits to a family. Some of the causes … Continue reading

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Review of New Year’s Pet Resolutions

Asha Wise, a reporter for the Walton Tribune, wrote an article at the beginning of January about remembering to include your pets in your new year’s resolutions. Now that we’ve had some time to settle in to the new year, many of … Continue reading

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Dog Traits and DNA

Lorrie Shaw, an AnnArbor.com Community Contributor recently wrote an article on how a dog’s DNA may determine his behavior. She cited a study that shows that genetics can play a part in impulsive behavoir that some may find unattractive. Researchers at Eötvös Loránd … Continue reading

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In the News: Rising Pet Care Costs

A recent article written by Chris Ramirez of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review discussed the rise in veterinary costs associated with advanced veterinary care. The article opened with the story of Buttercup, a Golden Retriever puppy who ended up in the hospital … Continue reading

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In the News: Veterinarians and Pet Medications

A recent news article in the Star-Telegram discussed the popularity of chain store pharmacies offering pet medications at a highly discounted rate. This trend has put many veterinarians in a bind because they cannot compete with the prices of stores … Continue reading

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Trupanion CEO Quoted in King 5 Pet Dish

Yesterday, Trupanion CEO Darryl Rawlings was quoted in a story on King 5′s Pet Dish, a popular pet blog published by the local Seattle news station. Rawlings was asked to discuss his thoughts on the incredibly sad story that recently … Continue reading

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Hero Dogs Suffer from PTSD Too

A recent article in the New York Times discusses the affects of war on our canine soldiers. Just like our men and women in the military, many of our military dogs are suffering from the effects of combat, including developing … Continue reading

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