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It’s National Love Your Pet Day!

It’s National Love Your Pet Day!

mag813 February 20, 2018 0

Today is another day for an excuse to spoil your pets because it’s “National Love Your Pet Day.” According to the Insurance Information Institute’s website, 68% of Americans own a pet. This is up

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Here Are Your New Regulations For Support Animals Before Boarding Planes

Here Are Your New Regulations For Support Animals Before Boarding Planes

mag813 February 3, 2018 0

We all need a little emotional support or comforting every now and then. And for many of us, our animals can provide it. Some of us with severe anxiety, phobias, PTSD or other disabilities

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A Pet Translator Could Soon Allow You To Converse With Your Dog

A Pet Translator Could Soon Allow You To Converse With Your Dog

mag813 January 18, 2018 0

New advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning could soon make it possible to translate the languages of other animals to English, and the first application of the technology might allow you to converse

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A ‘Raw’ Diet For Your Pets Is Not As Healthy As You Might Think

A ‘Raw’ Diet For Your Pets Is Not As Healthy As You Might Think

mag813 January 12, 2018 0

Wild relatives of domestic dogs and cats thrive on raw flesh, but a so-called “raw” diet for pets carries risks of their exposure to parasites and bacteria, a new study finds. What’s more, a

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How Cold Is Too Cold For Pets?

How Cold Is Too Cold For Pets?

mag813 January 3, 2018 0

Many pet owners are aware of the dangers to dogs and cats in extreme heat, but the risks can be even greater during a cold snap. With record low temperatures across the nation, and

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PSA: Chocolate Poisonings in Dogs Spike During Christmastime

PSA: Chocolate Poisonings in Dogs Spike During Christmastime

mag813 December 22, 2017 0

‘Tis the season … in which chocolate treats poison pet dogs, according to a new study from England. The research found that pups are four times more likely to go to the veterinarian for

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Why Not Bring A Shelter Dog Home For The Holidays?

Why Not Bring A Shelter Dog Home For The Holidays?

Ben Delanoy December 18, 2017 0

As your family gathers together for the holidays this season, do you have space for one more? Some animal shelters are hoping that people will open their homes for a week or two to

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Here’s Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Puppy For Christmas

Here’s Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Puppy For Christmas

Nigel Hawthorne December 11, 2017 0

They are cute. They are fluffy (mostly). They are great fun and make perfect family pets. Right? Well, not entirely. With Christmas fast approaching, and despite campaigns urging people to be more cautious, many are still buying

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FDA Says Store-Bought Bones Are Bad For Your Pup

FDA Says Store-Bought Bones Are Bad For Your Pup

mag813 December 2, 2017 0

You shouldn’t give your dog your leftover chicken bones because they can break into splinters. You shouldn’t give them large raw bones because they can be full of germs (and if they weren’t at

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Sorry Crazy Cat Ladies, Dogs Are Definitely Smarter Than Cats

Sorry Crazy Cat Ladies, Dogs Are Definitely Smarter Than Cats

Ben Delanoy November 30, 2017 0

Ever since humanity split into dog and cat people, we’ve been arguing over which one of our beloved companions is a smarter species. This latest study mightn’t be the last word on the matter,

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