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  • Jun 01 2012

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    Is having a dog under your desk better than having the corner office?

    We all know the feeling. You get home from a tough day at work: you’re tired, you’re stressed, you’re preoccupied with the day’s events. But then, you open your door, and there’s the dog,…

  • Jun 01 2012

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    Tick Prevention

    Tick season is upon us again. Or at least, it is now in full swing, as ticks have been found on dogs even in northern areas in the winter. Along with these ticks come conversations about what is or…

  • May 08 2012

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    Pet Food Recall

    PET FOOD RECALL! Diamond Foods, manufacturers of cat and dog food supplied to the US and Canada, is recalling foods with suspected Salmonella contamination. Labels inclued Chicken Soup for the Pet…

  • Apr 30 2012

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    New Virus May Cause Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

    Some cases of kidney disease in cats may have a viral origin

  • Apr 30 2012

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    Dog Returns from the (Presumed) Dead

    From Wichita, KS, comes a story of many brave firefighters, one scared owner, and a terrified dog. John Huy, a retired aviation engineer, was walking his 100-pound pit bull/Labrador mix,Taz, in the…

  • Apr 01 2012

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    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in Companion Animals

    In February 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for Veterinary Medicine held a Webinar entitled, "Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs." The webinar, which is about half an hour…

  • Apr 01 2012

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    Maintaining your Pet’s Health Through Wellness Examinations

    To keep your companion animals healthy, you should take them to your veterinarian at least once per year for a routine examination, often called a wellness exam. …