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Choke, Prong and Shock Collars: Effective Tool or Unnecessary Risk?

Choke, Prong and Shock Collars: Effective Tool or Unnecessary Risk?

Dog collars used in combination with appropriate behavioral modification techniques can be efficacious; however, overuse and inappropriate use are common. The use of ...

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is commonly found in middle-aged and older cats. This disease is caused by too much thyroid hormone in the bloodstream. The increase in thyroid ...

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How to Stop Dog Barking At Night

How to Stop Dog Barking At Night

Dogs are motivated to bark by a variety of reasons. Greeting – This playful barking is often accompanied by tail wags and happy jumping. Desire – Dogs may communicate ...

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Overweight Cats and Exercise

Overweight Cats and Exercise

Cats can benefit greatly from owners encouraging them to move. Physical activity is essential for overall wellness and maintaining a healthy weight. More than half of all ...

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Rewarding Your Dog: Why and How it Works

Rewarding Your Dog: Why and How it Works

Teaching dogs to behave in response to a command is an integral part of enjoying canine companions. Learning to sit, stay and walk on a leash makes it possible for dogs and ...

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Dog Diarrhea: What Can You Do To Help?

Dog Diarrhea: What Can You Do To Help?

Diarrhea is never pleasant for anyone. And diarrhea in a dog is flat-out horrible. When your canine companion has “to go” every five minutes or frequent and watery bowel ...

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Why Your Cat Ignores You When You Call It

Why Your Cat Ignores You When You Call It

A young girl sits on her living room rug trying to gain the attention of the family’s first feline, a robust and satiated orange tabby. The girl wriggles and twirls a new toy ...

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Pet Odor Alert: How to Remove Lingering Pet Smells

Pet Odor Alert: How to Remove Lingering Pet Smells

Pets are often beloved family members, but that amazing animal love often comes with a stench. From hairballs and litter boxes to fecal piles and vomit, our furry friends ...

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Top 5 Easter Hazards for Dogs and Cats

Top 5 Easter Hazards for Dogs and Cats

Easter is a wonderful time of year for celebrating. It’s a fabulous time to enjoy our families and friends, including our furred companions, but with the festivities comes a ...

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Top Natural Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

Top Natural Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a defense mechanism that flushes toxins and irritants from the body. Pathogens from spoiled or bad food can quickly be eliminated before they are absorbed and ...

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