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Watch your pet’s weight

Watch your pet’s weight

 

LIKE THEIR owners, pets are facing an obesity epidemic. According to the latest research, more than 50 percent of American pets are overweight or obese. Fat cats and pudgy pooches are no laughing matter, because overweight pets face the same health problems overweight people do.

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Keep your pets safe this holiday with these tips

Keep your pets safe this holiday with these tips

The Holiday season is a time to enjoy with the whole family, even the pets, so the Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) has some tips for keeping your pets safe.

One of the easiest things that can be done is to give your pets their own area or space during the hubbub of the season. This will help keep them indoors and avoid being underfoot.

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Obesity epidemic spreading to pets

Obesity epidemic spreading to pets

The obesity epidemic isn't just affecting families, it's impacting our pets as well. The extra pounds could be taking a big toll on your pet. More than half of cats and dogs are overweight and 8-year-old "Aggie" fits in that category.

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Deciding When a Pet Has Suffered Enough

Deciding When a Pet Has Suffered Enough

 

ODY died peacefully last year, Nov. 29. He was 14 and a half. Truth be told, Ody didn’t just die. I killed him. I paid a vet to come to my house and inject a chemical solution into a vein in Ody’s back leg.

 

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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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Preparing for Pets when Dangerous Weather hits

Preparing for Pets when Dangerous Weather hits

Consider preparing an emergency supply kit for your pets in case of tornadoes or other severe weather.

 

 

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6 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Pet

6 Foods You Should Never Feed Your Pet

You might think that giving your four-legged friend all the leftovers that his heart desires will make him happier, but feeding him certain human foods can cause stomach upset, diarrhea, serious health issues — or even death.

 

 

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