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Pet Reports

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When Pets Fear Storms

During and after a traumatic storm, it is extremely important to remember that your pets can experience extreme stress and anxiety due to the weather.

07/24/2014

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Bite Inhibition Serves Dogs – And Their Playmates

Bite inhibition is defined as a learned and conditioned response in which a dog consciously inhibits and controls the full force of his/her biting ability.

07/22/2014

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Don’t Expose Your Dog To Fireworks

Unfortunately, the sights and sounds of fireworks that fascinate and entertain us each year can truly frighten and unnerve most dogs and cats.

07/03/2014

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Free Pet Adoption At Burlington County Animal Shelter

So many shelters are getting filled. Burlington County would like to help you find your best friend this summer in the best way possible – at no cost to you.

07/01/2014

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Break Dog Of Hoarding

Many of our best friends love to collect or hoard as many toys, bones, treats and morsels of food as they can. It’s because they’re instinctively nervous.

06/26/2014

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Stop Dog From Pulling On Leash

Pulling on the leash can be a problem for many people as they take their dogs out for a walk. It’s also a problem for the dog which must be corrected.

06/24/2014

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Coprophagia Not Uncommon For Dogs

Although the very notion may seem repulsive, Coprophagia or stool eating can be somewhat common in canines, especially puppies – but it may be a sign of something more serious.

06/19/2014

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Massage Therapy Benefits Animals

A soothing and relaxing massage is not just for people. It has been used as a method to achieve successful rehabilitation in many animals including dogs, cats and horses.

06/17/2014

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Leash Biting Not All Fun And Games

While leash biting may seem playful, It’s extremely important to know that your dog’s behavior stems primarily from fear, overexcitement or anxiety.

06/12/2014

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Sick Pet May Engage In Head Pressing

If you’ve ever witnessed your dog or cat exhibiting a very odd and unusual posture such as staring off or appearing stuck in a corner while pressing the head up against a wall or door. It’s called Head Pressing.

06/10/2014

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Growling Is A Warning

Growling is a way for the dog to communicate any number of things including fear, anxiety, insecurity or stress. Respond accordingly and eliminate the cause.

05/29/2014

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Just The Touch For ‘Handy Shy’ Dogs

It’s so sad to witness a dog who is considered to be “hand shy” or fearful of the human touch. Fortunately, this is not an irreparable situation.

05/27/2014

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When To Take Your Dog To The Dog Park

Dog parks can provide a fun way for dogs to exercise, socialize and play with other dogs but, before venturing out, there are several very important factors to keep in mind.

05/22/2014

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Dogs Commonly Suffer From Hotspots At This Time Of Year

Hot spots are localized bacterial infections of the skin that cause tremendous irritation, excessive itching and chewing of the localized area. They can be extremely painful.

05/20/2014

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Many Dogs Serve As Service Dogs

There are many breeds of dogs that adapt well as assistance and service dogs; dogs who assist people with disabilities to live more independent and fuller lives.

05/15/2014