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    New cancer screening test for dogs now available

    Cancer is the most common cause of death in dogs over 2 years of age in the United States, with up to half of all dogs over age 10 developing the disease at some point. When a cancer diagnosis is suspected, the dog must undergo a variety of costly, time-consuming, and potentially painful...
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    Will Euthanized Livestock End Up in Pet Food?

    Will Euthanized Livestock End Up in Pet Food? Susan Thixton of 'The Truth About Pet Food' wrote an article about INCREASED number of farm animals being euthanized due to COVID-19, and HOW these animals may end up in Pet Food. The Baltimore Sun states “Nearly 2 million chickens at farms in...
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    My bengal when he wants a treat

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    10 Signs A Puppy Is From A Puppy Mill by Karen Tietjen

    1. The puppies are from out-of-state No, we’re not referring to rescues who get transported from emergency situations and into safe shelters in different cities. We’re talking about pet stores or online suppliers who get their “stock” from “breeders” who are out of the area. Sure, you might find...
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    my beautiful Phoenix

    she helped me unload cat food order, now she is guarding the tubs until I put them away \
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    Adjuvants and Additives..what's is your dog and cat's vaccines?

    Adjuvants An adjuvant is a pharmacological or immunological agent that modifies the effect of other agents. Adjuvants may be added to a vaccine to boost the immune response to produce more antibodies and longer-lasting immunity, thus minimizing the dose of antigen needed. The most commonly...
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    Convenia Can Have Serious and Fatal Side Effects

    Dr Lisa Pierson of catinfo.org has written extensively about this drug. Here is some of what is on her site: Convenia (manufactured by Zoetis) is an injectable long-acting antibiotic that is labeled for the treatment of skin infections in cats and dogs. It exerts its antibacterial effects for...
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    4 reasons for diarrhea in cats

    Dietary Indiscretion. This amounts to eating something that upsets the digestive system. The American Veterinary Medical Association list for the most toxic household items to cats is comprehensive (some are surprising, like coffee grounds, grapes, onions, garlic and anything with artificial...
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    Medication Errors Happen to Pets Too

    The good news is, you can play a role in helping to prevent medication errors. Ask Questions Kim-Jung suggests a number of things you can do before you leave the veterinarian's office. "Start by asking good questions," she says, such as: What is the name of the drug? What is it supposed to...
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    Pit Bulls: Pros & Cons

    Pro: Pit Bulls Love Their People Pit bulls are known to be loving, patient companions for children. Early socialization with many different people helps your pit bull develop his goofy, playful manner and loyalty to his people. Your pit bull might have a strong, fierce appearance, but he fails...
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    Places to Avoid When Looking for a New Dog

    There are some places you should avoid when looking to adopt a new dog. You could end up getting a dog with some major issues. In addition, you could end up inadvertently supporting people with shady business practices. Online Classifieds Many people start by searching online for their next...
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    When should you neuter your dog to avoid health risks?

    A new, 10-year study by researchers at the University of California, Davis, examined 35 dog breeds and found vulnerability from neutering, and the age at which they are neutered, varies greatly depending on the breed. Some dog breeds have higher risk of developing certain cancers and joint...
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    Kidney failure in cats

    Y You should be focused on lowering this ONE ingredient, and it's NOT protein SIGNS Your cat is drinking more water and urinating more often. Your pet may be losing weight, specifically loss of muscle mass, as the kidneys lose protein. As kidney failure advances, your pet may become weak...
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    cats continued

    Do indoor cats suffer from not being able to go outside? If a cat has lived indoors all its life, it probably doesn’t “miss” what it has never experienced. Outdoor cats that are suddenly confined do get stressed, however. All indoor cats should be given plenty of stimulation—hunting games using...
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    more about cats

    Do cats think of their owners as parents? Siblings? Friends? By rubbing around our legs when they greet us, cats show that they regard us as friendly but at the same time slightly superior to them. When living in a family group, kittens rub on their mothers, females rub on males and smaller...
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    The Inner Life of Cats

    Are cats less domesticated than dogs? Are they becoming more domesticated over time? Cats are far more similar to their wild ancestors than dogs are to wolves, so dogs are in that sense the more domesticated of the two species. As they adapted to living alongside humans, cats became more...
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    heatstroke in dogs

    It’s still possible for heat stroke to occur even if you work hard to prevent it. As soon as you notice the symptoms in your dog, you need to take care of them and rush them to the vet as soon as possible. Caring for Your Dog at Home Get your dog out of the heat as soon as they show signs of...
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    keep your dog safe from coyotes

    Coyote attacks on humans are very rare, but attacks on dogs have become more common in recent years. Destruction of coyotes’ natural habitat has caused a lot of their prey to move out of their hunting territories, but they’re known to attack small urban creatures we see every day, like...
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    All of them in new tree

    Nanny likes the hammock in the middle, Sandy likes the little boxd and Orrie likes the shelves and big box click on picture to make it full size
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    Orri in his new tree

    I bought him a new tree but he is to big for it so I donated it and bought him a bigger one click on image to enlarge
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