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DIY Eat: Hide that pill!

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Pet Talk: Kidney Disease In Dogs And Cats

Pet Talk: Kidney Disease In Dogs And Cats

Category: Health
Have you ever watched your pet eat its meal and thought, “Wow, did they even taste it?” Though some pets require more energy than others, it is important to know your pet’s normal eating and drinking habits so you are more likely to detect any dietary abnormalities. Being familiar with your pet’s standard schedule of urination and defecation is also important, as any continuous irregular activity could be a sign of an illness. more
Factoid! Can You Guess How Many U.S. Homes Have Pets?

Factoid! Can You Guess How Many U.S. Homes Have Pets?

Category: NewsBite
According to the 2015-2016 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 65% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 79.7 million homes. In 1988, the first year the survey was conducted, just 56% of U.S. households owned a pet. The pet industry in the US alone is expected to exceed $60.59 billion—yes, billion, dollars this year. 54.4 million US households have a dog. Cats are in second place with 42.9 million US households counting a cat among its members. more
How I Met My Dog

How I Met My Dog

Category: Inspire
We found her sixteen years ago when she was running the streets with a pack of small dogs in Queens. What are the chances, this little girl and five Yorkies? We were suspicious of a disreputable pet shop owner in the neighbourhood who was known to keep dogs caged in his basement when they weren’t adopted right away. She was at least six months old, so we figured that maybe he got tired of feeding her and the Yorkies and turned this gang loose to fend for themselves. more
Why and When a Senior Should Adopt a Dog

Why and When a Senior Should Adopt a Dog

Category: Dog Life
Confined to a wheelchair after a leg amputation and with no immediate family nearby, life in St. Louis, Missouri, was a lonely one for Marilyn Johnson. Days could pass without the 77-year-old speaking to a single person. But that all changed when she adopted Diva, a sweet Cocker Spaniel given up by a breeder because of her “unusual blue eyes.” Johnson says now with the “sassy spaniel” by her side she’s become a social butterfly and has met everyone in her neighbourhood. more

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