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Three Things to Consider Before Getting Your Pet’s Costume

People love dressing up their pets almost as much as they love dressing themselves up. The end of October is quickly approaching, and that means it’s time to get ready for some fun Halloween activities. For many people, choosing their pet’s costume is every bit as important as the costumes that they put their children in for the festivities. This is a fun way to make your pets a part of the holiday, but there are a few things that you need to consider when you are choosing a Halloween costume (or any outfit, for that matter) for your pet.

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Dogs and Chocolate: The Essentials to Know

Chocolate is one of the big dietary no-nos in the dog world. Yet it’s such a tasty treat! How can you resist that pleading look? As a dog owner, it’s hard to know what to do. Just how dangerous is the combination of dogs and chocolate?

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Every year, hundreds of thousands of women are diagnosed with breast cancer.  Early detection and treatment has been key in prolonging and saving thousands of lives. Just as in humans, our canine and feline counterparts also battle breast cancer, which is more commonly referred to as mammary cancer in pets. With pets, prevention and early detection is just as critical in prolonging survival times after...

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Feral Cats or Stray Cats?

Stray cats, on the other hand, are cats that used to have homes and were abandoned or lost. These cats, depending on how long they’ve been on their own, may be able to re-learn how to interact with people (if they ever stopped) and be adoptable. While stray cats that have been on their own for a long time may act very much like ferals, more recent strays may approach people, meow, and make eye contact. Some may even beg for attention! Unlike ferals, strays often...

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Picking the Right New Orleans Dog Vet for Your Perfect Pup

You’ve caught a severe case of puppy love, but you’re not looking for a cure. You’re looking for an amazing veterinarian for your new adopted pup. You’ve done a search for local vets and asked friends, coworkers and local rescue groups for recommendations. Now that you have a list of candidates, how do you choose the New Orleans dog vet that’s right for your canine companion? There are several things to consider.

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Pet Obesity Risks and Prevention

Many people are aware of the obesity epidemic in the American human population, but did you know that over 50% of dogs and cats are overweight? As the relationship with our pets has changed over time, dogs and cats have received improved nutrition and spend more time lounging around the house. What can we do as owners to prevent pet obesity?

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5 Things That Everyone Should Know Before Adopting a Kitten

Perhaps you visited a friend with a cat – or several cats – and immediately decided that you must have your own. Or maybe you simply stumbled across a cute picture of a kitten online and now want to add a feline member to your home. Regardless of why you are – understandably – excited about the prospect of adopting a kitten and bringing it home with you, it is essential that you take a moment and consider these five things before you take that next step.

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