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Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

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Symptoms of Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

by Robert Hudson   Diabetes mellitus occurs when your dog or cat has stopped producing insulin, has inadequate levels of insulin, or has an abnormal response to insulin.   While there is no cure, the disease needs to be managed and when done properly your dog or cat will live an otherwise normal life.  …

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The Fight Against Declaw and Why Vets Won’t Stop the Practice

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The Fight Against Declaw and Why Vets Won’t Stop the Practice

  By Robert Hudson   Over the last few years, cat advocates and the Paw Project has made great progress in educating the public of the dangers of declawing cats and banning the practice in cities and counties in California and now in Denver. And yet many veteranarians fight against these bans and will not…

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Podcast-The Biggest Mistakes YOU Are Making in Dog Training

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Podcast-The Biggest Mistakes YOU Are Making in Dog Training

In this podcast, Travis Brorsen, host of  Animal Planet’s ‘My Big Fat Pet Makeover’ joins us to talk about the biggest mistakes people make in trying to train their dog and get frustrated, and give up.   If you have a dog that you think cannot be trained, then this is the episode you should…

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Canine Cancer Awareness: Do You Know the Red Flags?

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Canine Cancer Awareness: Do You Know the Red Flags?

by Jessie Miller   If you’re like us, your pets become a part of the family, often sleeping in bed, lounging on the couch, and going on road trips with us. When we get home from work they are the first thing that greets us with a warm welcome home, and they lick us or cuddle…

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Being a Health Advocate for Your Dog: What Does It Mean?

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Being a Health Advocate for Your Dog: What Does It Mean?

  By Jana Rade   Every time a fancy language is used to describe something, it makes it seem scary, complicated, and hard work. Advocating for your dog’s health CAN get complicated, and it can be hard work. However, not being your dog’s health advocate is what is scary.   Stripped to basics, being a…

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Should My Dog Be Allowed to Sleep With Me?

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Should My Dog Be Allowed to Sleep With Me?

Buster Boy has been sleeping with me in bed since he was a puppy but not always happily! Sometimes I end up annoying him from petting and loving  on him while he is trying to sleep and he ends up moving to the floor.   The internet is full of arguments on both sides, and…

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Podcast: How to Find a Pet Sitter and Avoid the Sitter From Hell During the Holidays

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Podcast: How to Find a Pet Sitter and Avoid the Sitter From Hell During the Holidays

JoJo Pastors discusses how to find a pet sitter during the holidays. Learn the DOs and DON’Ts, what to look for and recognize red flags. The Christmas holidays are the busiest time of the year for pet sitters and they book up fast. Our dogs, cats, and critters are too important as members of our…

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Podcast: If You Could give Your Pet a Voice…What Would it Say?

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Podcast: If You Could give Your Pet a Voice…What Would it Say?

  In this episode we meet the inventor of G.O.A.T., a bluetooth pet speaker that gives your pet a voice! Small enough to fit on a collar, leash, or bird cage, you may play on command a recorded message in whatever voice or language you want.  Have great fun in an infinite number of ways….

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Stem Cell Treatment for Canine Atopic Dermatitis

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Stem Cell Treatment for Canine Atopic Dermatitis

VetCell Therapeutics and Western University Seek Allogeneic Stem Cell Treatment for Canine Atopic Dermatitis The two parties will collaboratively study the efficacy and safety of treating canine atopic dermatitis with allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells   SANTA ANA, Calif., November 8, 2017 ­ VetCell Therapeutics, a pet-focused cell therapy division of PrimeGen Biotech, announced today that…

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Podcast: Striker in Chains

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Podcast: Striker in Chains

Discovered by a crew from Digital Air Strike, Striker is a pit bull mix dog found undernourished and chained to a tree in Detriot with no shelter, food, or water. Listen to the story of someone who by chance encountered this poor dog and chose not to just keep walking, but to arrange help.  Would…

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