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  • Cabin Fever and Pets

    Jan 01 2012

    During the cold winter months in much of the country, people often develop the winter blues due to cabin fever. It is also common for pets to get cabin fever, and they may develop behavior problems as…

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    Managing Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats

    Jan 01 2012

    Arthritis is a complex condition involving inflammation of one or more joints. There are many causes of arthritis in pets, but the most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis (or bony arthritis),…

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    Diabetes and your pet

    Dec 01 2011

    Diabetes mellitus, commonly shortened to diabetes, is a disease that threatens both humans and pets. Paralleling the situation in humans, more and more cats and dogs are being diagnosed with diabetes…

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    Choosing Cat Toys

    Dec 01 2011

    With the approaching holiday season, many cat owners purchase toys as gifts for their furry family members. It is important to make sure that any toys are safe – avoid toys with small pieces that…

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    Halloween and the family pet

    Oct 07 2011

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…

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    Researchers identify a protein that helps treat canine lymphoma

    Oct 07 2011

    Lymphoma is a form of cancer that occurs spontaneously in dogs and represents about 6% of all canine cancers.…

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    Rabies annually causes 55,000 human deaths worldwide

    Sep 06 2011

    Rabies, a zoonotic viral disease, infects domestic and wild animals and is transmitted to other animals and humans through close contact with saliva from infected animals - such as a bite or scratch…