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: When it’s Time to Say Good-bye – Pet Euthanasia

If only our beloved friends, who have been by our sides through thick and thin, could stay forever. But we know they can’t and that is hard to face. Maybe your dog has a chronic disease or has lived a very long life and you know that soon it will be time to say goodbye […]

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: Pet Parents Coping with Cancer

Cancer is a common diagnosis in pets. There are many types of cancer that can afflict pets. If your pet is diagnosed with cancer you may feel overwhelmed and terrified. Here are some suggestions to help you cope with a diagnosis of cancer in your pet. Be Sure You Understand the Diagnosis The first thing […]

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Dogs: Potato Brittle Recipe for Dogs with Allergies

Today we’d like to share with you a recipe for sweet potato brittle. This recipe is great for helping dogs with allergies, so try it out!

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Cats: Relationship Between Diet and Hyperthyroidism

The Relationship Between Diet and Hyperthyroidism in Cats Hyperthyroidism is a commonly-diagnosed glandular condition in cats. The condition is most frequently caused by a benign (non-cancerous)  tumor on the thyroid called a thyroid adenome.  In only 2 % of the cases, this tumor is cancerous. The tumor produces an abundance of thyroxine (a thyroid hormone) […]

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Cats, Dogs, General: Pet Obesity: Facts and Risks

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 54% of American pets are estimated to be obese. The Canadian Veterinary Medical association estimates that around 60% of Canadian pets are obese or overweight. Being overweight or obese puts pets at significant risk for many health problems and shorter lives. The unfortunate thing is that fat […]

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Cats, Dogs: 3 Ways to Make Halloween Safer for Pets

Halloween is a fun time for many people, but it isn’t always fun, or even safe, for pets. Every year, pets become lost around Halloween. They may run away because they are frightened by all of the noise, commotion, and people wearing strange costumes. Sometimes they escape because doors are being opened more than usual, […]

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Dogs: Two Risks of Halloween for Your Dog

Halloween brings parties, trick-or-treating, dressing up, and general frivolity. Many people enjoy this holiday as a chance to get together, wear fun costumes, and have some social fun. It’s important to remember, though, that there are special risks that Halloween can bring to our cats and dogs. If you know how your pet’s safety may […]

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Dogs: Why Sugar-Free Candy Is Harmful for Your Dog

Festive times of the year such as Halloween, Christmas and Easter are marked by the abundance of treats  virtually everywhere. These goodies may be fun for us but can be deadly for our pets. Most people know that chocolate is toxic to dogs but did you know that it’s equally important to keep sugar-free candy […]

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Dogs: Different Types of Dog Diarrhea and How to Respond

Different Types of Dog Diarrhea and How to Respond If your dog has diarrhea, or liquidy, unformed stools, you are undoubtedly interested in making it stop. There are two main types of canine diarrhea, and they are likely to require different types of treatment. Acute Diarrhea in Dogs Acute diarrhea in dogs begins suddenly and […]

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Dogs: Homemade Diets for Cancer Support in Dogs

Check out this infographic we have developed for homemade diet tips for dog’s with cancer.

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