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Misconceptions about Black Cats

History Gave This Feline a Bad Rap

Black catDo you cringe when you see a black cat cross your path? Black cats have long been the subject of superstition and suspicion, dating as far back as the Medieval period and reaching a pinnacle of fear during the Salem witch trials during the late 1600s. Why all the fuss? We decided to tackle a few of the more common misconceptions about black cats.Read Story

Why Dogs Bite Kids

Study Shows Common Links

Boy kisses dogNearly 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year. As medical reports of dogs biting children continue to increase, researchers embarked on a study to help us understand what makes a dog’s mind tick…or at least what ticks it off when it comes to kids.Read Story

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First Aid For Your Pet

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You can easily put together a well-stocked pet first aid kit.
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Catching snowballs while on vacation wasn't as much fun as anticipated when Toby's leg snapped like a broomstick after landing hard in the snow.Full Story

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