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Pet Reports

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New Safety Rules For Pet Food

After a rise in the number of recalls and pet food making dogs and cats sick, the FDA has issued new safety rules.

10/29/2013

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Canine Obedience Training Vs. Canine Behavioral Training

Canine obedience training and canine behavioral training work in conjunction with one another and have many similarities but there are several differences as well.

10/17/2013

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Pit Bull Awareness Day

Many Pit Bulls have made headlines this year as rescuers and heroes who have protected their families from impending danger. A local shelter is honoring the breed on Pit Bull Day.

10/15/2013

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Overweight Cats

Obesity in domestic cats is described as being 20% or more over the ideal body weight. Overweight cats are at a higher risk of poor health.

10/10/2013

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Playtime With Your Dog

Your dog’s body language conveys so much information. It’s up to us to learn to read the signals. One of those messages is simply a call to playtime.

10/08/2013

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The Natural Need For Dogs To Earn

Since all canines have a strong heritage of structure and pack order, they naturally possess an ingrained predisposition to “earn” or work.

10/03/2013

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Adopting A Senior Dog

Many times people tend to overlook senior animals. Unfortunately they tend to focus on age instead of seeing all the benefits that a senior pet has to offer.

10/01/2013

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Dogs Show Human-Like Smarts

A study confirmed what dog lovers have known for quite some time now…our best friends are much smarter than we think!

09/26/2013

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Adopting A Shelter Dog

When you’re ready to add another canine member to your family, first think about stopping by your local animal shelter for a visit.

09/24/2013

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Keeping Your Cat Healthy

Cats are so easy to care for on an ongoing basis and they seem so independent that we may, at times, overlook the care that they truly need. Here are some tips.

08/22/2013

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Dogs And Cats With Special Needs

Choosing to adopt a dog or cat with disabilities is an important decision. It’s important for the welfare of the animal that your emotions do not override common sense.

08/20/2013

SAN MATEO, CA - NOVEMBER 17:  An oriental shorthair cat plays with a toy during the 19th annual Cat Fanciers Association International Cat Show November 17, 2006 in San Mateo, California. The annual CFA cat show is said to be the largest cat show in the Western Hemisphere featuring dozens of pedigree breeds.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feline’s Instinct For Prey

The felines’ predatory instinct and prey drive, although natural, is generally a learned behavior.

08/15/2013

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Re-directing Your Dog’s Instinct For Prey

As caregivers, we must limit where and when our dogs pursue prey so as to protect them from the prey and other dangers they may encounter.

08/13/2013

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ASPCA: Don’t Shave Your Dog

The ASPCA states that although the temptation is there to shave your pet in the summer months, it seems to be in their best interest not to, and here’s why.

08/01/2013

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Oversee Your Swimming Dog

Many dogs love to swim but there are a number of limits and precautions you should take before and after.

07/30/2013