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  • Oct 07 2011

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    Halloween and the family pet

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…

  • Oct 07 2011

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    Researchers identify a protein that helps treat canine lymphoma

    Lymphoma is a form of cancer that occurs spontaneously in dogs and represents about 6% of all canine cancers. …

  • Sep 26 2011

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    Year of the Cat

    Universally, 2011 has been referred to as the ‘Year of the Cat’. The homeless and feral cat population has sky-rocketed in the last few years and this is evident in our own back yard. …

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Rabies annually causes 55,000 human deaths worldwide

    Rabies, a zoonotic viral disease, infects domestic and wild animals and is transmitted to other animals and humans through close contact with saliva from infected animals - such as a bite or scratch…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Ten Common Dog Myths

    1. Dogs don't need to be housebroken - they naturally know where to go. If they make a mess in the house, they should be punished. …

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Adopting a new cat

    This is the year of the cat according to the Vietnamese Calendar, and many animal shelters have adopted this theme to promote awareness of cats. The American Humane Association published a top 10 list…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Heat related problems for dogs

    This summer we have seen hotter than usual temperatures in many parts of North America, and the weatherman predicts that it will continue through the remainder of the summer. These soaring…