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The impacts of neonicotinoids on honeybees: a large-scale field experiment

The impacts of neonicotinoids on honeybees: a large-scale field experiment | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Information on CEH's large-scale field experiment looking at impacts of neonicotinoids on honeybees (2014-2015)
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If You Need Scientific Proof For Why You Shouldn't Leave Your Dog In The Car, Here It Is

If You Need Scientific Proof For Why You Shouldn't Leave Your Dog In The Car, Here It Is | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
If you love your pet, don't leave him unattended in the car. That's the message from the American Veterinary Medical Association, which reports persistent tragedies resulting from pets left alone in vehicles. In one recent case, a California man left...
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A dog does wonders for your mental health - and I should know

A dog does wonders for your mental health - and I should know | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Clare Allan: A recent study found that pet owners tended to be less lonely, less fearful, more extrovert and less preoccupied than non owners
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Low blood cell counts in wild Japanese monkeys after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group

Low blood cell counts in wild Japanese monkeys after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group | Food for Pets | Scoop.it

"In April 2012 we carried out a 1-year hematological study on a population of wild Japanese monkeys inhabiting the forest area of Fukushima City..."

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Even cats can sometimes use some therapy

Even cats can sometimes use some therapy | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Even cats could use a little therapy. Lately the headlines have been littered with fickle felines, like the Portland case where a family called 911 on their 22-pound puss, Lux, after the hissy Himalayan trapped them in a bedroom.
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13 Reasons Why A Dog Will Make Your Life So Much Better

13 Reasons Why A Dog Will Make Your Life So Much Better | Food for Pets | Scoop.it

When alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn found out she would have to miss the Sochi Winter Olympics in order to get knee surgery, she was naturally super bummed out. So what did she do to make herself feel better? She adopted a dog...

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Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome: Dementia in Pets - Huffington Post

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome: Dementia in Pets - Huffington Post | Food for Pets | Scoop.it

Meet "Harry": a spunky 12-year-old male cat that overtly looks like he is in good health and my physical examination confirms this.

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Halloween Safety Tips for Your Dog and/or Cat

Halloween Safety Tips for Your Dog and/or Cat | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Let’s face it. What’s not to love about Halloween? As adults, we get to put our maturity aside and pretend to be something or someone we’re not, even if just for the length of a Halloween party. And what kid can’t resist all those treats?
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Many of those dangers lie in those very treats that your kids love so much...

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Pet Depression Therapy - How Pets Can Affect Your Mood And Health

Pet Depression Therapy - How Pets Can Affect Your Mood And Health | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
One of the ways to help your depression is through pet depression therapy. A pet such as a dog, cat, rabbit or fish can provide many therapeutic benefits and he(...)
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Healthy food, healthy pet - New York Daily News

Just as with humans, diet and nutrition can contribute majorly to overall health and well-being.

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Farm To Fido: Dog Food Goes Local : NPR

Farm To Fido: Dog Food Goes Local : NPR | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Feeding your pooch with locally sourced meats and vegetables may seem like the culinary equivalent of a Versace pet bowl. But producers of this posh-sounding pet food say it can cut down on food waste and help farmers.
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Producers of farm-to-dog-bowl food say the concept is more about locavorism and sustainability than about pampering pooches...

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Vegan Dog Lives to 189 Years

Vegan Dog Lives to 189 Years | Food for Pets | Scoop.it

Have you heard about the veggie-eating dog who lived to the ripe age of 27? That’s 189 dog years!

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Bramble, a blue merle Collie, lived in the UK and held the Guinness World Record for being the oldest living dog at the time...

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What's Really in My Pet's Food?

What's Really in My Pet's Food? | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Here's something to chew on: According to research conducted by Euromonitor and the American Pet Products Association, worldwide sales of dog and cat food have
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives

Dogs: Their Secret Lives | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Channel 4 finds out how happy and healthy the UK’s dogs really are with former RSPCA chief vet Mark Evans.
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The Joy of Becoming a Veterinarian

The Joy of Becoming a Veterinarian | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Veterinary schools are using poetry and literature to inspire student and help vets remember why they went into the profession.
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7 Ways Pets Improve Your Health

7 Ways Pets Improve Your Health | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
When you come home to a purr or wagging tail at the end of a stressful day, the sudden wave of calm you feel isn't just your imagination. Research suggests that your fluffy friend truly is good for your physical and mental health.
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Orthopets! More vets turn to prosthetics to help legless dogs and cats

Orthopets! More vets turn to prosthetics to help legless dogs and cats | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
More veterinarians are using wheelchairs, orthotics and prosthetics to improve the lives of dogs that have lost limbs to deformity, infection or accident, experts say.
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6 Picnic Foods That Could Poison Your Pup | Rodale News

6 Picnic Foods That Could Poison Your Pup | Rodale News | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Simple tips to keep your dog safe during holiday picnics.
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Dolphin Virus Outbreak Is Deadliest Ever : DNews

Dolphin Virus Outbreak Is Deadliest Ever : DNews | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
A measles-like virus has killed 10 times the number of dolphins than typically seen.
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Prozac for Pets – Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Prozac for Pets – Should You or Shouldn’t You? | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
Are drugs such as Prozac and Xanax used too often and/or for the wrong reasons in dogs?
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I recently came across this article on My Fox NY about using drugs such as Prozac and/or Xanax for your pet.
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Chicken Owners Scramble When Their Pet Feels Foul - Wall Street Journal

Chicken Owners Scramble When Their Pet Feels Foul - Wall Street Journal | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
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As a growing number of suburbanites and weekend farmers raise poultry for fun, not just food, they are learning that top health care is hard to find.
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Seeking medical help for chickens...

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No further FDA extensions allowed on FSMA deadlines, judge rules

No further FDA extensions allowed on FSMA deadlines, judge rules | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
The US Food and Drug Administration can no longer extend deadlines on releasing policies mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act, according to a judge's ruling in the US District Court of Northern California.
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The Horrors of Commercial Pet Food

The Horrors of Commercial Pet Food | Food for Pets | Scoop.it

The global commercial pet food industry is astonishingly profitable and continues to grow (sadly) by leaps and bounds...

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How can we trust the feeding of our beloved companions to an industry driven by profit?

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As Dogs Waste Away, Owners Seek Answers

As Dogs Waste Away, Owners Seek Answers | Food for Pets | Scoop.it
For a growing number of pets there is a diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, or E.P.I., a mysterious illness that fortunately can be treated.
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felicia's comment, December 29, 2012 1:46 AM
good