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  • Sep 06 2011

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    What's in a pet food label?

    Pet food labels contain a lot of information, some of which is easily misunderstood. Government regulations dictate the minimum information that will be found on a label, and this information varies…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Veterinary Medicine ranks as one of the top 50 Best Careers in 2011

    US News and World Report recently named veterinary medicine as one of the top 50 career choices. The outlook for the profession as a whole continues to be strong, and the demand for veterinarians is…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Where should your pet sleep?

    Recently, a lot of media attention has been focused on the increased risk of catching an infectious disease from your pets if you allow them to sleep on your bed. The media reports were based on…

  • Sep 06 2011

    Beware of Dog Breath

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month. The purpose of Pet Dental Health Month is to raise the awareness that pets need dental care. The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that…

  • Sep 06 2011

    The Midnight Crazies

    By their nature, cats are nocturnal animals and cats in the wild hunt during the night, when their natural prey is active. Our housecats, even the most pampered and well-fed ones, often retain this…

  • Sep 06 2011

    Top 10 Household Pet Poisons Of 2009

    In 2009, the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL, handled more than 140,000 cases of pets exposed to toxic substances, many of which included everyday household products.…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Keeping your Indoor Cat Happy

    Over the past number of years, cats have become the most popular pets in North America, with over 70 million pet cats in the United States alone. The lifestyle of the average pet cat has also changed,…