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Pet Shops In This State Might Soon Only Sell Shelter Or Rescue Animals

California is poised to become the first US state to force pet stores to only sell dogs, cats and rabbits that have come from a shelter or rescue organization. Introduced by Assemblyman Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach), the bill known as AB 485 was designed primarily to crack down on puppy mills, which allegedly keep female […]

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Nationwide Initiative Seeks To End Euthanasia Of Shelter Animals By 2025

A Utah non-profit is leading a nationwide mission to permanently eliminate the need to euthanize healthy shelter dogs and cats. Based in the city of Kanab, the Best Friends Animal Society is known as the largest “no-kill” animal sanctuary in the US. It works with animal shelters across the country to end animal homelessness, reduce […]

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Attention Cat Owners: Your Pet Wants You, Not More Food!

Cats have long been perceived as selfish, indifferent and difficult to train. Even a great deal of cat owners apparently believe their pets don’t have much interest in human interaction and would mostly prefer to be left alone with their favorite treats. But the results of a new study suggest that cats actually love playing […]

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Are Automatic Feeders For Pets Sending The Wrong Message?

Next month marks the release of the Catspad, an autonomous device that provides dry food and clean water to cats based on a schedule created by the owner. Designed by a French startup, you can arrange portions by weight and track your cat’s calorie intake via a nutrition calendar that comes with the Catspad mobile […]

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Shedding Happens – But there are Ways to Reduce It!

It is almost inevitable and unavoidable that if you have pets, you will have varying degrees of animal fur at various times of the year! Shedding is a natural process so you cannot eliminate it entirely. Shedding happens, but take heart that in can be reduced! The volume of shedding does depend on genetics and […]

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7 Spring Cleaning Tips for your Pet’s Health

Winter is almost over and Spring is on its way in! Before you start the fun task of spring cleaning your home, you should first think about how your spring cleaning could affect your pet. Here are 7 simple spring cleaning tips for your pet’s health: 1. Household Cleaning Products Most people automatically associate spring […]

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Fresh Water – Pets Like it Better!

Does your cat drink “fresh water” from the tap? Dog prefer the toilet bowl’s “fresh water”? As strange as it may seem, there is a physiological reason why our pets like fresh water…even though we might not think that toilet water is fresh!!! In nature, moving water is cleaner, has fewer bacteria than stagnant water. Moving […]

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What to Know When Traveling With Pets

Traveling with pets can be a stressful ordeal if you aren’t prepared, especially when a plane is involved. Different airlines have varying rules about breed restrictions and carrier sizes, so it’s important to do thorough research before embarking on any trip with an animal. Your pet’s comfort and safety is also a concern, so it’s […]

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Protect Your Pet From Toxic Holiday Plants

Veterinarians are frequently presented with questions about potential pet poisoning due to eating holiday plants. Some Christmas plants are toxic and others are not so this simple rule of thumb is our best advice to all pet parents to protect your pet from toxic holiday plants and poisoning: It is best if your pets do […]

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Discover How Kidney Support Gold Miraculously Saves Near-death Older Cat From Kidney Disease

I would love to share the story of one of our three cats: Leo. Leo was a feral kitty found under a bridge late 2005. We adopted him from a shelter in March 2006, and our lives immediately changed, mostly for me, since Leo was my first real pet, and we almost lost him to […]

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