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Pulling the Trigger on Getting Tigger to the Vet

August 22, 2014

Today is National Take Your Cat to the Vet day! In his accompanying piece, my friend and colleague Dr. Rod Van Horn gives several very compelling reasons for taking your cat to the vet —  even if she seems fine. Here, I will give you some tips and tricks make that trip a little easier and less stressful for everyone. The main reason that a shockingly high…  

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Dog-Attacking Cat Honored at NYC Benefit

August 08, 2014

Chance security camera footage of cat named Tara attacking and chasing off a dog that bit her “little boy” turned the Tabby from Bakersfield, Calif., into a media sensation. Last week, she was invited to attend a charity event on Aug. 2 at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City as the special guest of the hotel’s resident feline, Matilda (featured above). Matilda’s famous annual charity event…  

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Freedom from Injury: Pet Safety on the Fourth

July 02, 2014

Ah, the Fourth of July…fireworks, picnics, parades, trips to the veterinary emergency room… Wait! (*record scratching noise*) What was that? Trips to the veterinary emergency room?!? Surely, this is not what the founding fathers had in mind when they threw off the shackles of their imperial oppressors! But, sadly, it is a common holiday ritual for pets all over this great and free land. When…  

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Fourth of July Fears? We Can Help!

June 25, 2014

The first thing I think about when the Fourth of July comes around is not the exciting BBQs or beautiful fireworks lighting up the sky, it’s my old dog, Chief. Excited is not a word I would use when describing his reaction to the loud noises and bright holiday lights that inevitably last until 3 a.m. in our neighborhood. Let’s just say it was always a loooooooong…  

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