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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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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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