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Pet Ownership in Decline

According to a new survey conducted by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), pet ownership has experienced a slight decline over the past five years. The survey shows a 2.4 decrease from 2006 to 2011. The source book produced by … Continue reading

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Pet Health Concerns: Patellar Luxation

Patellar Luxation is also known as luxating patella and quite a number of different dog breeds are susceptible to this condition. Luxating patella happens when the kneecap (patella) moves around or displaces in and out of place. This can eventually … Continue reading

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In the News: Saving on Pet Costs

As Americans continue to live through a lackluster economy, with poor consumer confidence and high unemployment rates, they are consistently trying to think of ways to save money. News articles pop up all over the country outlining money-saving tips, including … Continue reading

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Cat Insurance for Persian Cats

Persian Cats are one of the most popular breeds in the US for many reasons. Whether it is their beautiful coat or sweet nature people are giving these cats a home. Bringing a new family member home can be very … Continue reading

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My Experience as a First Time Pet Owner

Growing up my best friend’s mom had a Yorkshire terrier that went by the name of Bug. Bug was a loyal, loveable, and overall great companion to their family. When I was making the decision of what type of breed … 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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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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The Story of a $5,000 Veterinary Bill

We never want to think about something catastrophic happening to our pets, but the truth is, it happens. And while the expense of saving our beloved furry friends is hard to put priority to, it can be expensive, which only leads to … Continue reading

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CNN Blog Discusses the Cost of Pet Care

The love of pets is not restricted by country borders. People around the world consider their pets members of their families and would go to great lengths to give them a long and healthy life. A recent Worldcrunch article (republished … Continue reading

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