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  • What's in a pet food label?

    Apr 01 2011

    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…

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

    Mar 01 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…

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    Where should your pet sleep?

    Mar 01 2011

    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…

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    Beware of Dog Breath

    Feb 01 2011

    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…

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    The Midnight Crazies

    Feb 01 2011

    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…

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    Keeping your Indoor Cat Happy

    Dec 01 2010

    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,…

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    Poisoning associated with Xylitol: More dangerous than chocolate

    Dec 01 2010

    Xylitol is a sugar substitute sweetener that is used in many products. Its use in North America has increased rapidly in the past few years, and it is widely found in sugar-free gum, candy,…