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April 2, 2014

FDA Asking For Help in Solving Dog Treat Illnesses


After years of investigations, the FDA is asking for the public's help to identify how jerky treats from China have sickened thousands of pets. 


March 21, 2014

Today is National Puppy Day!


In celebration of National Puppy Day, we thought we'd leave you with some cuteness overload as well as suggestions for celebrating the holiday that has gained international recognition.


February 27, 2014

Dog Breeds that Live the Longest


While there are no guarantees about how many years your dog may grace you with, it's good to know which breeds have reputations for long lives.


February 18, 2014

Water Additives to Fight Dental Disease Without Stress


Dental health is an important factor in your pet's overall health. Find out how to help your pets have terrific breath and clean teeth without losing your mind.


February 5, 2014

Pet Dental Health Tricks That Aren't Drudgery


February is Pet Dental Health Month. Before you start feeling guilty about not brushing your dogs' teeth, here are some alternative fun methods to keep their mouths fresh. 


January 30, 2014

Parasites, Volume 2: Preventing Tick-Born Diseases in Pets


Ticks are not only gross, they can carry scary diseases too. Here are tips for prevention.


January 28, 2014

Watch This: What You Need to Know About Parasites in Pets (and People)


This isn't a pleasant topic, but parasites can be a serious health problem in pets and in people.


January 28, 2014

Parasites, Volume 1: Flee the Approaching Flea Season


Little parasites can be a big problem, and fleas are no exception. Here's what you can do to protect your pet before warm weather comes.


January 25, 2014

Detroit Stray Dog Survey Reveals Shocking Numbers


Figures as high as 50,000 stray dogs in Detroit have been bandied about. Find out the true numbers through the World Animal Awareness Society's official census and how the program will be used to document strays in cities across America.


January 20, 2014

What Does a Yellow Ribbon on a Dog Mean?


Certain dogs might need a bit more space. Here's what you need to know to help all dogs feel safe. 


January 16, 2014

American Strays Project: Understanding Dog Populations in Urban Areas


How we take care of "the least of these" is often a barometer of the health of communities. Find out how the American Strays Project is documenting the relationship between humans and discarded companion animals.


January 10, 2014

Feline Friday: Keeping Your Cat Fit For the New Year


We all want to have a healthy New Year and fitness should extend to our pets, including cats! Here are tips to help your cat stay active and at a healthy weight.

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