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Can Pets Donate Blood?

Dogs and Cats Save Lives Through Transfusions

Did you know your dog or cat can donate blood and save another pet's life? Modern veterinary medicine has made it possible to offer higher standards of care to our pets in need. Like humans, pets require fresh blood to survive surgery following a traumatic health crisis. Is your pet a candidate? Here's what you need to know. Read Story

Genetic Testing for Pets

Identifying and Reducing Inherited Diseases with Tests

Lab technicianDNA-based detection of disease genes isn’t just for people. Dog and cat breeders can also utilize the tests to determine coat color but more importantly as way to help eradicate disorders believed to be inherited by specific breeds and produce happy, healthy pets.Read Story

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Pet Toys

The best pet toys are ones that are safe and can be enjoyed more than once or twice. What's the difference between organic, rubber and stuffed pet toys? What are the most durable toys? Read More

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Pet Education

Traveling with Pet Passengers in Tow?

Why not make traveling fun for the whole family—four-leggers included.
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Emergency Survival Story


After eating a cornhusk, Maxine started throwing up green bile. The vet said she probably wouldn’t make it through the night.Full Story

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