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    April National Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month

    Apr 19 2013

    Go orange to support the prevention of animal cruelty …

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    Pet safety reminder! It’s National Pet ID Week April 14-20

    Apr 12 2013

    The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) conducted a national study on the use of pet ID tags and discovered a major disconnect that affects millions of pets each…

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    April is Pet First Aid Awareness Month

    Apr 08 2013

    The American Red Cross has declared April as Pet First Aid Awareness month to make sure pet owners are up-to-date on pet safety and what to do in an emergency. …

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    Possible Salmonella Health Risks for Dogs and Cats

    Mar 28 2013

    Recently a number of pet food and treat product recalls have been issued by the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) and food manufacturers, warning that they may pose salmonella risks to pets. …

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    Dogs Distinguish Dog Faces from Other Faces

    Mar 25 2013

    We came across a fascinating article from Springer about a study involving dogs and their ability to distinguish dog faces among the faces of other animal species and also people. The purpose of the…

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    Myth vs. Fact: Are Dogs Color Blind?

    Mar 15 2013

    NBC News recently asked Cynthia Carlson, DVM, to sift through several pet myths and determine whether or not the myths are indeed facts, or if they’re merely myths that are untrue. …

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    Time to Nominate a Hero Dog

    Mar 08 2013

    Is your dog a hero? Or do you know a hero dog? Here’s your chance to give a hero dog a big THANK YOU while sharing the story with other dog lovers AND providing a $5,000 donation to a selected pet…