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    Tips for a Safe Memorial Day Trip with your Pet

    Jun 11 2016

    Are you one of the millions of people who will hit the road over the long Memorial Day weekend? The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a safe trip…

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    Feeding Your Older Cat

    Jun 06 2016

    Cats: They’re notoriously mysterious. They hide their illnesses well, often rule the home, and only want affection when they’re in the mood for it. Some cat breeds have average lifespans…

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    Top 10 Cat Emergencies

    Apr 13 2016

    Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs…

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    Easter Pet Poisons

    Mar 01 2016

    The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline receive hundreds of calls this time of year from pet owners and veterinarians concerning cats that have ingested Easter lilies. “Unbeknownst to many pet owners,…

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    Top Ten Emergencies In Cats

    Jan 25 2016

    Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs…

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    Holiday Pet Safety

    Dec 22 2015

    “My pet would never eat food off the table!” “My pet would never knock over the Christmas tree!” “My pet would never bite someone!” We all know our pets pretty…

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    Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

    Nov 20 2015

    ‘Tis the season for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a…

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    Zoonotic Diseases

    Sep 22 2015

    In 64 million American household’s pets are a source of joy and perhaps even the key to longer, healthier lives. However, pet-owning households with young children, pregnant women, and people…