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Health: Pot For Pets

Now, there are supplements for animals that contain a marijuana extract.

06/29/2015

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When Man’s Best Friend Must Be Buckled Up

Many states have specific laws about driving with your dog.

06/22/2015

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Excessive Heat Poses Serious Danger To Pets

With the hot and humid temperatures gripping the Philadelphia region, it feels like the dog days of summer. Many people are trying to keep cool in air conditioned homes and swimming pools — but what about the pups?

06/13/2015

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Ask A Philadelphia Expert: Your Top Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

Dog owners are a magical breed, indeed. They always reward their furry companions with only the best that life has to offer. Chef Jennifer Kirby has two scrumptious, homemade treat recipes that are sure to get your pal’s tail waggin’.

05/22/2015

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Study: Pets Could Help Lower Social Anxiety In Children With Autism

Researchers from Purdue University found that when children with autism were exposed to companion animals, their stress levels dropped.

05/21/2015

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Dog Food Company Recalls Product Over Salmonella Fears

The Food & Drug Administration said last week that California-based OC Raw Dog has recalled its Turkey & Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation.

05/18/2015

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5 Tips To Get Your Pet Ready For Summer

Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.

05/12/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

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Rescued Pups From Puerto Rico To Arrive At PHL Monday

Seven lucky dogs are getting a new “leash” on life Monday.

04/20/2015

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Dog Owner Liable For Dog’s Biting

In most states, a dog’s owner is legally liable to a victim who was bitten even if the dog had never bitten anyone in the past.

04/17/2015

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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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