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Amputee Pets

Amputating a Pet's Limb

Category: Health
For many pet owners, the thought of their furry friend losing a limb can be scary or sad. However, pets with certain conditions, such as bone cancer, can benefit from amputating a limb. In fact, in some situations, amputation can actually improve a pet’s quality of life. Dr. Jacqueline Davidson, clinical professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained how animal amputees can still live normally. more
Adult Pets

Adopting Adult Pets

Category: Health
When considering getting a new pet, we often think of bringing home a puppy or kitten. However, adult pets are just as loveable and can sometimes even be a better fit. Dr. Christine Rutter, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained the advantages of adopting an older animal. more

ASPCA Announces Recipients of the 2017 Humane Awards

Category: NewsBite
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced the 2017 Humane Awards recipients. They will be honored at the upcoming Humane Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 16 in New York City. The awards will honor inspirational animals and people who are doing exceptional work in supporting the ASPCA’s mission of providing effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. The event will also recognize animal heroes who, over the past year, have demonstrated extraordinary efforts and a commitment to animal welfare. more
Halloween Safety

Keep your Pets Safe this Halloween

Category: Health
Children and adults may love the spooky traditions of Halloween, but our pets are less likely to appreciate the costumes, masks, and parties associated with Halloween night. Kit Darling, infection control coordinator at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, recommended a few tips to keep your pet safe this Halloween. “Keep candy secure from pets,” Darling said. “Many candies are toxic to pets, such as chocolates. Candies and gum containing the sugar-free sweetener xylitol are also toxic.” more
Pit

Spooky Pups

Category: Dog Life
It's Halloweeeeeeen! Crisp, autumn days, colourful costumes, glowing jack-o'-lanterns, and buckets of candy... what's not to like? These pups will have to miss out on the candy, but they still are embracing the spookiest day of the year! - ERM   1) Rusty more

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