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Dog Bone Danger

Veterinarian Warns of Potential Hazards

Dog chews on boneDogs and bones seem like a natural combination, but they’re not, warns Karen “Doc” Halligan, DVM. Dogs can spend hours chewing on a bone in a happy bliss and contentment, but there have been many emergency trips to the veterinarian because a dog has choked on a bone, or bone fragments have become lodged in an intestine.Read Story

5 Toxic Foods to Avoid Feeding Pets

Summertime Celebrations Can Lead to Accidental Poisoning

Labrador retrieverFrom backyard barbecues to pool parties and other party-oriented gatherings, holiday weekends are an opportunity for our dogs and cats to be exposed to food that piques their curiosity: juicy baby back ribs, heavenly-smelling burgers, buttery fish and other drool-worthy goodies. While you think you may be treating your pet to a nibble here and there, you may be accidentally poisoning your furry companion.Read Story

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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

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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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