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    Tips for Preventing Ticks on Your Dog

    Aug 02 2013

    LifelearnAdmin | Lifelearn News

    It seems impossible to find a "tick-free" region these days. Ticks are becoming common in areas of the USA and Canada that were once relatively safe. Because of the prevalence of these little…

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    7 Essential Items to Pack for a Day Trip Outdoors with Your Dog

    Jul 26 2013

    LifelearnAdmin | Lifelearn News

    Who doesn't love to take their best friend along for a day outside? It's never fun to get to your destination and realize you've forgotten something essential. Here's 5 things you should never leave…

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    Yes, you can help eliminate your dog’s thunderstorm anxiety

    Jul 12 2013

    LifelearnAdmin | Lifelearn News

    If your dog is shaking, quaking, barking or hiding during thunderstorms, you’re not alone. It’s a very common problem. The good news is — it doesn't have to be a permanent problem.

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    An overweight pet is no joke!

    Jul 05 2013

    LifelearnAdmin | Lifelearn News

    Some folks seem to think that fat pets are funny, and they put photos and videos of fat pets on-line. But whether you see an overweight dog in your neighbourhood or on YouTube, it’s no laughing…

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    Heat stroke alert for all pets!

    Jun 28 2013

    LifelearnAdmin | Lifelearn News

    Last week a South Carolina veterinary practice was alarmed by a situation involving heat stroke. A local dog had been left outside too long, in 90+ degree temperatures and extreme humidity. The…

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    Study points to sterilized dogs living longer

    Jun 21 2013

    LifeLearn Admin | Lifelearn News

    A recent University of Georgia study report* revealed a significant finding related to the lifespans of dogs that have been spayed or neutered versus dogs that were still intact (not spayed or…

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    Natura pet food and treat recall June 2013

    Jun 21 2013

    LifeLearn Admin | Lifelearn News

    If you use any of the Natura brand pet food and treats, you’ll want to be aware of a product recall due to Salmonella concerns. This is how Natura announced the recall on their website:…