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  • 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. …

  • Mar 08 2012

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    How long can you keep your pet’s medications?

    When you are given a prescription by your doctor, or your veterinarian prescribes medication for your pet, you are usually given a specific quantity of medication along with instructions on its proper…

  • Mar 08 2012

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    Adult versus Senior Pets

    Lately we have been seeing more and more commercials on television and in print about lifestyle nutrition, including an emphasis on different diets for different ages of pets.