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Poison Ivy and Pets

Itch-Inducing Plant Can Inflict Havoc on Families

Dog outsideA recent family vacation to the mountains quickly went from a fun, outdoor adventure to a week of misery when mysterious red, itchy bumps began to show up on the arms and legs of the human members in our group. We wondered if a meandering (hungry) mosquito had preyed upon us while we slept. But it was worse—it was poison ivy. The culprits? Our two Labrador retrievers.Read Story

Toxic Food Guide for Pets

What Not to Feed Dogs and Cats

ChocolateDogs and cats are curious by nature, particularly when it comes to food. They're also very good at begging for a taste of whatever we may be eating or cooking. As cute as they may be, though, our pets can't always stomach the same foods as us — some food can be toxic and even deadly to their health.Read Story

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Pet First Aid Checklist

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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