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Learn the Differences between Human and Animal X-Rays

Many people call medical facilities every year and ask if animal X-rays can be done at the medical facility. This brings up the common question of whether there is a difference between the X-rays used on animals and human X-rays. In short, the technology is the same. However, the settings used on the machines differ. There is also a difference in accessibility and reading of X-rays.

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World Rabies Day

September 28, 2015 marks the 8th annual World Rabies Day. With the slogan “End Rabies Together”, the Global Alliance for Rabies Control aims to prevent rabies on a global scale. While rabies in the United States is at an all-time low (there was 1 human case in the US in 2014), globally rabies kills more than 55,000 people every year. The majority of those are...

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Having More Than One Cat

The best way to make sure that you and your kitties reap the rewards of kitty friendship in a multi-cat home is to adopt in pairs. Whether that means two kittens (littermates or similarly aged younglings) or two pair-bonded adults, the choice is yours. Just remember, it’s much easier to introduce a pair of kitties to their new home than it is to add a kitty later on when the first one starts to show signs of loneliness or less than desirable behavior. Of course, things don’t always go as planned, so if you find yourself introducing new adult kitties to one another, there are...

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They’re Not Just for Humans: Adding Fruits and Veggies to Animal Diets

Everyone loves their pets, and it’s a big temptation to give in to those pleading eyes and share your dinner with them. However, the food on your plate has the potential to harm your pet. Certain foods can pose a choking hazard, the spices can make your pet sick and other foods are actually toxic to certain animals. The good news is that some fruits and vegetables may be added to animal diets that will make a tasty treat and cause no harm.

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Keeping Your Dog Happy & Healthy in Fall to Winter

When fall is here, winter’s just right around the corner. That means cold and colder. Your dog might love to cuddle up with you in front of the fireplace, but you guys can’t stay like that forever. Here’s how you can keep your favorite mutt safe and in good spirits this holiday season.

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4 Things to Ask Before Choosing an Animal Clinic

If you move to a new location or adopt a companion animal, you will need to find a nearby clinic to help care for the newest member of your family. It is important to find a veterinarian that you can trust. This experienced professional will be a valued resource for your pet’s well-being. When choosing an animal clinic, ask family, friends and co-workers for recommendations. You should also call and make appointments to visit several animal clinics. Here are four things to consider when choosing an animal clinic:

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How Can I Be a Responsible Dog Owner?

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month. Most people are aware that their dog needs regular veterinary visits for vaccinations and checkups. However, did you know there are several things as a dog owner you can do at home besides basic care that can go a long way?

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