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Finding missing pets goes high tech

Finding missing pets goes high tech

Pets are considered part of the family these days, and when they are lost or missing, it can be devastating.

Recent statistics show the numbers are increasing by huge amounts, but owners are getting more and more help in the fight to find them.

When Crimson found a way through her electric fence and was gone for days, Andi Sims was beside herself.

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How-to | Pet-proof your house

How-to | Pet-proof your house

 

 

They say that curiosity killed the cat, so take measures to protect your pets from harm around your house. Here are tips for pet-proofing your home.

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6 simple summer pet safety tips

6 simple summer pet safety tips

As the weather warms up, it’s important to remember that pets need a helping hand to beat the heat and have a happy and healthy summer.

“Most people associate summer with good times and good weather, but for pets, summertime can present dangers that are no laughing matter,” says Dr. Katherine Miller, director of applied science and research for the ASPCA.

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San Diego Veterinarian Warns Pet Owners to be Vigilant of Heatstroke in Pets

San Diego Veterinarian Warns Pet Owners to be Vigilant of Heatstroke in Pets

 

With summer just around the corner, temperatures are already hitting record highs for El Cajon, La Mesa and Santee. Rancho San Carlos Pet Clinic, Inc. is warning San Diego pet owners about the dangers of heatstroke in pets. According to the clinic, vigilance and prevention are key to keeping pets comfortable during summer months. The clinic is offering tips to prevent heatstroke, including keeping pets in the cool air conditioning during the middle of the day, exercising pets in the early morning or late evening, and never leaving pets unattended in a parked car. In the event of a heatstroke emergency, the veterinary clinic provides urgent care.

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Pets need seat belts too, expert says

Pets need seat belts too, expert says

 



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Diamond Pet Foods Expands Dry Dog Food Recall

Diamond Pet Foods Expands Dry Dog Food Recall

Diamond Pet Foods has expanded a recall, announced April 6 for certain batches of its Diamond Natural Lamb Meal & Rice dry dog food, to include one production run and four production codes of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul Adult Light formula dry dog food.

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Crash! Boom! Bang! | Scary Noises for Your Pet

Crash! Boom! Bang! | Scary Noises for Your Pet

Loud Noises

Lightning flashes in the sky, fireworks boom, a hunter's gunshot echoes in the distance, or a Hoover vacuum motor hums. How does your pet react to these common noises? Noise phobias are more common in dogs than cats, but both do experience noise phobias. 50% of dogs experience some type of noise fear.

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Pet Poison Helpline | Announces New iPhone Application

Pet Poison Helpline | Announces New iPhone Application

 The veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline continue to bring poison prevention information to pet owners and veterinarians, this time putting it at their fingertips on their smartphones.

 

Pet Poison Helpline now offers a handy iPhone application that contains an extensive database of foods, drugs, chemicals and plants commonly found in the home and yard that are poisonous to pets. Always available with or without Internet access or cell phone service, the iPhone app has a powerful indexing feature that allows users to search for toxins, cross-referencing them by common and scientific terms.

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