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    Are Black Cats Bad Luck?

    Oct 23 2014

    Every October, shelters and rescues are mired in controversy over black cats. Some shelters are criticized for offering special adoption fees for black cats during the spooky season, while others are…

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    Playing with your Pet – Not Just Fun and Games

    Oct 16 2014

    You love to laugh and have fun with your friends – and your pets are no different. But playing with your pet is not just fun and games – it’s actually got some serious benefits for both of you.…

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    Brushing your pet

    Oct 09 2014

    As pet owners, we like to talk about how much we hate pet hair – particularly on our clothes and in our food. But the reality is, our pets’ coats are one of the things we love about them. The…

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    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Oct 02 2014

    By Lynn Buzhardt, DVM …

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    September 28 is World Rabies Day

    Sep 25 2014

    There are a lot of myths about rabies – and those myths could be deadly. September 28 is World Rabies Day, so please take a moment to look at some facts: …

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    Living with a deaf dog

    Sep 18 2014

    Living with a deaf dog is very much like living with a hearing dog – but with a few important differences. That is why the last full week of each September to be National Deaf Dog Awareness Week –…

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    What is the "transition period" when adopting a new pet?

    Sep 11 2014

    If you’re thinking of adopting a new pet, congratulations! This is a very exciting time. If you’ve done some research, you probably have a great idea of how to prepare for and introduce your new…

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    Tips for litter training your kitten

    Sep 04 2014

    Animal shelters and rescues are still flooded with cats and kittens at this time of year, so if you’ve been thinking of adopting a fluffy ball of love, now’s a good time! If you love the idea of…