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  • Sep 06 2011

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    Top 10 Household Pet Poisons Of 2009

    In 2009, the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL, handled more than 140,000 cases of pets exposed to toxic substances, many of which included everyday household products.…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Keeping your Indoor Cat Happy

    Over the past number of years, cats have become the most popular pets in North America, with over 70 million pet cats in the United States alone. The lifestyle of the average pet cat has also changed,…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Poisoning associated with Xylitol: More dangerous than chocolate

    Xylitol is a sugar substitute sweetener that is used in many products. Its use in North America has increased rapidly in the past few years, and it is widely found in sugar-free gum, candy,…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Breast cancer and pets

    Breast cancer is a well-known cause of illness and death in humans. We also know that early diagnosis of breast cancer is important for both treatment success and prognosis, which is the reason for…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    How long can you keep your pet's medications?

    When you are given a prescription by your doctor, or your veterinarian prescribes a medication for your pet, you are usually given a specific amount of medication meant to be given as prescribed,…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Preservatives in Pet Food

    The main energy sources in pet foods are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. All of these ingredients must be preserved against spoilage from organisms such as bacteria and molds, and from spoilage by…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Five signs that your animal might be in pain

    In a world of ‘kill or be killed', even predatory animals have evolved to hide signs of pain. This sometimes makes it very difficult for us to tell when our furry or feathered companions are in…