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Detecting Illness In Your Cat

There are several ways to detect if your cat is ill, in pain or in poor health and in need of a trip to the vet.

08/21/2012

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Rabid Raccoon Sighted In Cumberland County

A rabid raccoon was sighted in the backyard of a Cumberland County home last month, according to county health officials.

08/06/2012

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Moving With A Pet

Moving can often be an extremely stressful time. And it can be stressful for your dog and cat as well. Here are some tips for a safe and secure transition.

07/31/2012

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Pets May Prevent Certain Illnesses

New research has emerged from Finland that’s found that contact with dogs and cats at a young age was linked with fewer weeks of sickness or infection for babies and young children.

07/10/2012

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Cats And Dogs – Peaceful Coexistence

As many of us have witnessed firsthand living with them side by side, despite what their DNA has bestowed on them, many dogs and cats can certainly coexist in an extremely peaceful way.

07/05/2012

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Suspects Charged In Connection To Animal Cruelty In West Philadelphia

Two people suspected of pouring an ammonia-like substance on three free-roaming cats were arrested in West Philadelphia on Tuesday, according to the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

07/03/2012

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Pet Dehydration

Dehydration is a lack of water and an imbalance of electrolytes (minerals) in the body and, just as in people, it can cause very serious complications in our pets quickly.

06/26/2012

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Feline Cancer

Like people, cats can also develop abnormal cells with unrestrained and uncontrolled cell division that grow and replicate in the form of cancer or cancerous tumors.

06/12/2012

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New Fines In Place For Cats And Dogs That Don’t Buckle Up In New Jersey

Click it or ticket. It’s not just for people anymore…at least in the Garden State.

06/02/2012

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Feline Furballs

If you live with a feline, you’re fully aware that furballs are a very normal part of your cat’s life and overall routine but more than once or twice a month can be indicative of a more serious problem.

05/29/2012

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Local Veterinarian Offers Pet Safety Tips For Flea And Tick Season

Experts say it’s going to potentially be one the most severe flea and tick summers in some time due to the mild winter.

05/26/2012

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Notice When Your Pets Are Sick

Since our dogs and cats can’t voice their feelings, it’s up to us as responsible caregivers to watch out for signs and symptoms of serious illness.

05/08/2012

Health Alert

Salmonella In Dog Food Sickens 14 People In US

Fourteen people in at least nine states have been sickened by salmonella after handling tainted dog food from a South Carolina plant that a few years ago produced food contaminated by toxic mold that killed dozens of dogs, federal officials said Friday.

05/05/2012

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PAWS Offering Free Spay and Neutering Services

PAWS, the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, is offering free spay/neuter services for companion animals of some low-income city residents.

05/03/2012

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The Feline Hierarchic System

Since domestication, cats have adapted to group living and have become a much more social species – which includes a social hierarchy, though not as rigid as it is with dogs.

05/01/2012

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