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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

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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Dog Grooming

All dog grooming isn't created equal. There's do-it-yourself dog grooming, mobile grooming services, dog grooming classes, a plethora of grooming products from which to choose, plus different dog breeds have different needs.  Read More

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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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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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