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Doggie Paddle Isn’t For All Dogs

August 19, 2013

There’s a swimming stroke called the dog paddle that most humans manage to master quite well. But interestingly, swimming is not a natural instinct for all dogs. There are a surprisingly large number of dog breeds (and mutts) that don’t know how to swim, and are even scared of water. When it comes to amphibious talents, natural swimmers include water spaniels, Golden Retrievers, Irish setters,…  

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Freedom From Injury: Pet Safety on the Fourth

July 03, 2013

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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Resolve to Have a Happier, Healthier Cat

January 30, 2012

It’s January – that time of year we all make well-meaning New Year resolutions. You’ve implemented your personal resolves, I’m sure, and chances are you’re doing pretty well. With the end of the month among us, it’s important not to forget about resolutions pertaining to your felines too. Here are a few things to get you started: Cats should visit a veterinarian at least once…  

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