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Peanut Butter and Xylitol

Ingredient is Toxic To Pets

Dog licks peanut butter off a spoonMany pet owners give peanut butter to their dogs and cats, often as a treat or as a means to conceal medication. Peanuts — and peanut butter — are safe for dogs. It’s an ingredient now included in some peanut butter brands that is extremely toxic to our pets.Read Story

Canine Oral Melanoma

Routine Dental Care Can Help Detect Common Cancer

Labrador retrieverDog owners may not know that their pets’ mouths may be harboring one very common, life-threatening disease: oral melanoma. Routine dental cleanings not only maintain a dog’s pearly whites, they also provide a veterinarian the opportunity to look for unusual pigmentation and hard-to-spot tumors that can be indicative of oral cancer including oral melanoma.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


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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