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Dogs With Chronic Gastrointestinal Problems Needed For New Penn Vet Clinical Trial

Dogs with chronic symptoms such as diarrhea and/or vomiting may be eligible.

02/28/2015

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Pet Food Subject To Regulation And Recalls

The law requires that pet foods be safe to eat, be produced under sanitary conditions, contain no harmful substances, and be truthfully labeled.

02/09/2015

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Pre-pup Agreements In The Event Of Divorce

A new survey out of Britain found one in ten couples has a provision about custody of a pet in a pre-nuptial agreement.

02/02/2015

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PSPCA Reducing Cat Adoption Fees In Honor Of This Weekend’s Kitten Bowl

Looking to add a new pet to the family? This is the weekend to do it.

01/29/2015

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Millions Of U.S. Pets Overweight Or Obese

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, in 2013 an estimated 52 percent, or 43.8 million U.S. dogs, were estimated to be overweight or obese.

01/27/2015

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Petco Pulls All Chinese-made Treats Amid Fears They Sickened Pets

Petco said Monday it has removed all remaining Chinese-made dog and cat treats from its website and stores nationwide because of concerns they have sickened thousands of pets and killed 1,000 dogs in the U.S. since 2007.

01/06/2015

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3 On Your Side: What To Consider If Adding A Pet To The Family This Holiday

Families adding a pet to their household this holiday season should remember it’s a commitment that extends well beyond Christmas morning.

12/23/2014

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Exotic Pet May Be Illegal

There are actually laws that prevent people from owning exotic animals.

12/15/2014

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Deck The Halls With Pet Safety In Mind

There are a few things to be aware of as you decorate for the holidays in order to keep your companion animals safe this season.

12/11/2014

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App Allows Pet Parents To Video Chat With, Dispense Treats To Pet From Afar

Pet-owners anxious about leaving their dog or cat at home alone have a new app to fall back on.

11/17/2014

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With Cold Weather Just Around The Corner, It’s Important To Remember To Keep Pets Safe (And Warm!)

The Humane Society offers bits of advice on what you should do if you see a pet left out in the cold.

11/11/2014

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Local Animal Rescue Organizations To Hold Massive Adoption Event

The PSPCA – along with ACCT Philly, Morris Animal Refuge, PAWS, Operation Ava and the Women’s Humane Society – is hosting a three-day “Mega Match-a-Thon.”

10/15/2014

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For Pets On Halloween, Sweets Are More Trick Than Treat

With Halloween right around the corner, animal experts say it takes planning to keep your pets out of scary situations.

10/14/2014

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Attorneys See 30-Percent Increase In Pet Custody Disputes During U.S. Divorces

Attorneys in the United States say they’ve seen a 30-percent spike in pet disputes when their owners decide it’s time to go their separate ways.

10/10/2014

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Del. Police Warning Residents About Local ‘Puppy Scam’

Within the last week, a woman from New York reportedly lost $949 to the scam, thinking she would be traveling to Dover, Delaware to pick up a new puppy.

10/09/2014

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