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    New Virus May Cause Chronic Kidney Disease in Cats

    Apr 30 2012

    Some cases of kidney disease in cats may have a viral origin

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    Dog Returns from the (Presumed) Dead

    Apr 30 2012

    From Wichita, KS, comes a story of many brave firefighters, one scared owner, and a terrified dog. John Huy, a retired aviation engineer, was walking his 100-pound pit bull/Labrador mix,Taz, in the…

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    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in Companion Animals

    Apr 01 2012

    In February 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for Veterinary Medicine held a Webinar entitled, "Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs." The webinar, which is about half an hour…

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    Maintaining your Pet’s Health Through Wellness Examinations

    Apr 01 2012

    To keep your companion animals healthy, you should take them to your veterinarian at least once per year for a routine examination, often called a wellness exam. …

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    How long can you keep your pet’s medications?

    Mar 08 2012

    When you are given a prescription by your doctor, or your veterinarian prescribes medication for your pet, you are usually given a specific quantity of medication along with instructions on its proper…

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    Adult versus Senior Pets

    Mar 08 2012

    Lately we have been seeing more and more commercials on television and in print about lifestyle nutrition, including an emphasis on different diets for different ages of pets.

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    Diabetes and your pet

    Dec 01 2011

    Diabetes mellitus, commonly shortened to diabetes, is a disease that threatens both humans and pets. Paralleling the situation in humans, more and more cats and dogs are being diagnosed with diabetes…