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“Fear Free” Kensington Veterinary Hospital!

Great story done by Channel 10/ABC News 1/22/16! http://www.10news.com/news/fear-free-vets-keep-your-pet-from-freaking-out SAN DIEGO — They always know. Cats and dogs dread that trip to the vet. But a San Diego veterinary clinic is trying to change that. “Fright produces...
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Toddler’s dog isn’t only a playmate, he’s a life saver

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/04/07/inspiration-nation-alida-and-mr-gibbs/25414919/ Atlanta – A few years ago we met a toddler and her best friend. Alida was three years old and Mr. Gibbs was a playful puppy. Both were incredibly devoted to one another. You see,...
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Cat Missing From S.C. Since 2013 Found as Stowaway En Route to SoCal

Kevin was found when an inspector asked the truck driver to open the trailer, she complied, and the surprised pair could hear muffled meows inside. ByMichael Larkin A furry stowaway who had been missing from his South Carolina home since 2013 has been found hiding in a trailer in...
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Anesthesia Free Dentals

Is it safe to clean a dog’s teeth without anesthesia? Culpeper, VA, Star Exponent, February 11, 2014 Ask Dr. Watts – Dr. Michael Watts | Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 am This week’s column continues the theme of National Pet Dental Month. Q: My friend says...
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What Tail Wagging Means to Dogs

From sciencemag.org Oct 31 2013 When your dog wags his tail, you probably think he’s happy. And he is, if he’s swinging it to the right; but if he’s wagging to the left, he’s likely anxious—a difference that scientists detected 6 years ago. But what about other dogs: Can they...
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Meet Minnesota’s new zebra mussel inspectors: dogs

  May 7, 2013 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Zebra mussels often elude human inspectors that search boats being hauled into and out of Minnesota lakes. This year, they might have a harder time escaping the state’s new inspectors: three dogs specially trained to sniff out the tiny...
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Kitten Bowl vs. Puppy Bowl: Who will win the cats-and-dogs Super Bowl day ratings fight in 2014?

Associated Press By Associated Press   Cleveland.com on April 23, 2013 at 9:22 AM, updated April 23, 2013 at 9:30 AM LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a Super Bowl matchup for the ages: cats vs. dogs. The Puppy Bowl, a fixture on Animal Planet during the Super Bowl for nearly a...
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First, You Growl: When Your Dog’s Food is Recalled for Salmonella

by NANCY SHUTE NPR, The Salt Blog April 15, 201311:40 AM Enlarge image Salmonella and other pathogens can be in pet food, not just people food. iStockphoto.com Ashley Chaifetz is getting a Ph.D. in food safety policy, so you’d figure she knows a thing or two about keeping...
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War Dog Lucca honored in Tuscaloosa

  By Vanessa Araiza – emai TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) – The Marine Corps League in Tuscaloosa hosted a very special soldier Tuesday. Lucca is one of the countless four-legged soldiers that have served with the armed services since WWII. By taking a quick glance at...
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When Fido Rides Shotgun

Americans shared their homes with 377.4 million animals in 2011, according to the American Pet Products Association survey. Cats were the most popular pet, at 86.4 million, and dogs came in a close second with 78.2 million. But while a car ride with a cat is an exercise in...
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