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Animals Reacting Post Solar Eclipse

Scientists Need Your Input To Describe How Animals Reacted Post Solar Eclipse.

Attention all animal and science lovers: The California Academy of Sciences is looking for your help. Fellow citizens are encour

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Heartworm Disease Decreasing While Diabetes is Increasing

Fortunately heartworm infection in dogs has decreased. On the other hand, diabetes mellitus has increased in dogs and cats, according to the State of Pet Health 2016 Report from Banfield Pet Hospital. Let MetroVet Cente

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The Truth About Spaying or Neutering Your Cat

An estimated 5 million to 8 million animals are euthanized in shelters across this country every year. Many organizations are working to decrease that number by opening low-cost spay/neuter clinics that will prevent more

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Tips for Caring for Senior Dogs

Senior dogs have different care requirements than those of a younger dog. This fact probably doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone. But how do you know when your dog is considered to be a senior?

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Parasite Control

Intestinal parasites such as hookworms and roundworms can be a troublesome concern, especially for very young animals. Most puppies/kittens are born with worms and dogs/cats remain susceptible to the harmful parasites th

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Arthritis

Pet Arthritis

As your pet ages, you may notice they seem to be in pain. Perhaps your pet isn't as active as they should be. Your pet may have arthritis. Older pets, especially large dogs, are vulnerable to arth

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Pet Cancer

In pets, just as in humans, the rate of pet cancer increases with age. Cancer is responsible for approximately half the deaths of pets over 10 years of age. Dogs get cancer at roughly the same rate as humans, while cats

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Separation Anxiety

One of the most common complaints of pet parents is that their dogs are disruptive or destructive when left alone. Their dog might urinate, defecate, bark, howl, chew, dig, or try to escape. Although these problems often

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Destructive chewing

Puppies and dog spend a great deal of time playing, chewing and investigating objects. All of these normal activities involve puppies using their mouths and their needle-sharp teeth. Chewing is a perfectly normal behavio

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Pet aggression

There are many different causes that can lead to dogs showing aggressive behavior. A dog may become aggressive due to being abused or neglected in the past. It could also have been traumatized by another dog, or lacked s

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