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August 26, 2014 by Steve Duno
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I work with a dog-aggressive Goldendoodle (yes, you read that right) named Zoe. She’s unpredictably tough on new dogs, especially those who look like her, or on those who just seem easy to pick on. It’s not an easy case; she’s covetous of possessions, and will fire up over food issues as well. But sometimes she’s unpredictable, and will simply tear into a dog, because it’s showing fear, or because it’s behaving erratically. If she is off-leash at the beach, she will often run a dog down and

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August 21, 2014 by Modern Pets

Sleepypod®, a Pasadena-based company known for re-inventing pet products through innovative design, today announces its Clickit Sport dog safety harness is the first product to meet the new critical guidelines set by the Center for Pet Safety (CPS) in its

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August 20, 2014 by Modern Pets
Global Pet Foods, through their Global Pets & Animals Foundation, is shining a spotlight on homeless pets and the animal caregivers that work tirelessly to support them.
 
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August 20, 2014 by Modern Pets

Six lucky animal non-profit organizations will win a year’s supply of Vetericyn wound and skin care products, thanks to Innovacyn’s fourth annual “Vetericyn Loves Animals” charity giveaway. Innovacyn today announced that nominations for the online contest will be open from August 20 until September 21 on the Vetericyn web site, and

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August 19, 2014 by Modern Pets

Local business woman Lorien Clemens, director of marketing for Pet Hub, Inc. in the Seattle, Wash., area is the big winner in the annual Pet Industry Woman of the Year Award competition.

Clemens was named the 2014 Pet Industry Woman of the Year from a field of more than 50 nationwide candidates.

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August 19, 2014 by Modern Pets

The San Francisco SPCA is advising pet guardians to take precautions to prevent their animals from being injured on escalators. The two SF SPCA hospitals, in the Mission and Pacific Heights, regularly receive emergency visits for escalator-related injuries. Dogs' paws can get caught between the moving escalator steps, leading to severe wounds.

"Every month we see far too many escalator-related

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August 18, 2014 by Modern Pets

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that nearly 44,000 dogs and cats were adopted in the first two months of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, an increase of 9,198 over the same period last year. A total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless

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August 13, 2014 by Modern Pets

Calling all poetic pupils! Bob Vetere, APPA President & CEO, is pleased to announce that the association’s non-profit campaign, Pets Add Life (PAL), will be accepting submissions for the 7th Annual Pets Add Life Children’s Poetry Contest beginning September 1, 2014 through January 31, 2015. Students in grades 3rd-8th are encouraged to write unique

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August 8, 2014 by Modern Pets

Too many of us work long hours, have little time to devote to ourselves and have even less time and energy to worry about whether we’re eating properly or getting enough exercise. More often than not (and often unintentionally!), our busy lifestyle leads us and our four-legged friends to temporarily forget the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Fall is the perfect time

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August 8, 2014 by Modern Pets

We all love our pets, but there are some people who go above and beyond for their furry friends. We have partnered with Petplan to bring you the Pet Parent of the Year awards! Nominations are coming in and there are some truly inspiring people out there.

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