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Do We Really Know That Cats Kill By The Billions? Not So Fast : NPR

Do We Really Know That Cats Kill By The Billions? Not So Fast : NPR | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Murderous cats are in the headlines this week. Commentator and cat-rescuer Barbara J. King questions the reliability of the new, extreme cat-killer statistics, which appear in a "meta-study" that she says makes some questionable assumptions.

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AVMA Pod Cast - Anesthesia for Pets

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"What happens when we don't do anything?"

"What happens when we don't do anything?" | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
This is a natural question to ask when presented with an abundance of treatment options for a pet recently diagnosed with cancer. It’s easy to understand how, regardless of tumor type, in order to ...

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Making a Specialist Visit Special | Fur the Love of Pets

Making a Specialist Visit Special | Fur the Love of Pets | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
How can you make this nerve-wracking experience efficient and affect the best possible outcome for you and your pet? Look at a consultation with a veterinary specialist at The Animal Medical Center or another specialty ...
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Feline Heartworm | CAPC Vet

Feline Heartworm | CAPC Vet | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Harder to diagnose #heartworm in cats than dogs. Lower worm burden, 1-sex infections, & infrequency of microfilaremia http://t.co/MRxUhKh7FI
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Making Peace with Aggressive Cats

Making Peace with Aggressive Cats | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Is there a cat fight going on in your home? Are the cats either obviously not getting along, or maybe more infrequently their relationship is on and again and off again, kind of like the U.S. and Russia?
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11 Weird Facts about Golden Retrievers

11 Weird Facts about Golden Retrievers | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
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Burgess Pet Care's curator insight, March 12, 11:50 AM

Beautiful Golden Retrievers are one of the UK’s favourite breeds.  It is not difficult to see why.  These dogs are always happy and ready to play with their packs (human and canine).  They are terrific additions to family life, especially as they are known to be extremely loving and gentle with small children.


But, while many people know all about the delightful personalities of Golden Retrievers, there are some weird and wonderful facts that you may not know about the breed.

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Protein-Losing Enteropathy (PLE) in Dogs

Protein-Losing Enteropathy (PLE) in Dogs | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Does your small dog sometimes have diarrhea? This blog is a must-read. Protein-losing enteropathy: What is it? Signs, symptoms, related disease, diagnoses and treatment.

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Common conditions in veterinary medicine may go unnoticed

Common conditions in veterinary medicine may go unnoticed | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Our pets are an important part of our families and we treat them as our children.
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5 Common Dog Tooth Problems: Animal Planet

5 Common Dog Tooth Problems: Animal Planet | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Learn about five common dental problems dogs face (and five ways the two of you can prevent them) in Animal Planet's Dog Dental Health Guide.

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Zoonotic Diseases and the Importance of Picking up Dog Poop

Zoonotic Diseases and the Importance of Picking up Dog Poop | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
The best way to protect people from hookworms and roundworms is for all of us to pick up pet feces immediately when in a public environment and on a daily basis in our own yards, and to follow a veterinarian’s recommendation regarding fecal...

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Vets give music therapy to pets

Vets give music therapy to pets | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it

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Socializing Your Puppy – The Right Way

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7 Great Reasons to Adopt a Senior Cat

7 Great Reasons to Adopt a Senior Cat | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Find out why senior cats can be the perfect pet to adopt and how these sweeties provide years of love.
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What you need to know about your pet's pain

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April: Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April: Pet First Aid Awareness Month | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
April Is Pet First Aid Awareness Month (RT @NCVMA: April is the American Red Cross’s National Pet First Aid Awareness Month!
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Retirement planning? Don't forget your pets.

Retirement planning? Don't forget your pets. | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Retirement planning and pet expenses are topics that are rarely discussed together, but that needs to change. 'Pet parenting' can take a big bite out of an overall retirement budget.
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Ticks 101

Ticks 101 | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
As the weather around the country gets warmer, our pets spend more time outside. However, being in the great outdoors can expose them to ticks and tick-borne illnesses. (Spring is coming. Watch out for ticks!
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Paw Print Genetics - Who’s on First: Congenital, Adult-Onset, and Progressive Conditions

Paw Print Genetics - Who’s on First: Congenital, Adult-Onset, and Progressive Conditions | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
When it comes to diagnosing genetic conditions in dogs (or in humans), doctors use a variety of clues. One of those clues may not necessarily be what the physical symptoms are, but when did the physical symptoms start happening. Today’s blog focuses on the when, not the what, of genetic...

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Flea, tick myths you need to know

Flea, tick myths you need to know | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Anyone who has suffered through an infestation of fleas knows these parasites are programmed for survival. In ideal conditions, fleas can complete the
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How minor injuries can lead to chronic pain for your dog. It’s avoidable!

How minor injuries can lead to chronic pain for your dog. It’s avoidable! | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it

When your dog has any kind of soft tissue injury, those injured tissues must follow a complex healing process with hundreds of steps at the cellular and chemical level. Once your dog has a soft tissue injury, even for the most minor micro-trauma, their body must go through the ENTIRE process of tissue wound healing.


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Be careful with frisbees and running through deep snow!

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Some of the procedures at UI's veterinary teaching hospital | News-Gazette.com

The University of Illinois’ veterinary teaching hospital offers 2,000-plus different procedures.
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Preventing dental disease in your pet | Companion Animal Health ...

Preventing dental disease in your pet | Companion Animal Health ... | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
“Many pet owners think that their dogs' bad breath is normal — but “doggie breath” actually signifies that there's more going on with your pet's dental health than you may realize. “Animals can have bad breath without having ...”
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More to Learn About SARDS in Dogs

More to Learn About SARDS in Dogs | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome (SARDS) is a baffling disease. It’s most dramatic symptom is the sudden onset of blindness, which sometimes seems to develop over the course of just a day or so.

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Pet-proofing prior to holidays can prevent unexpected trips to veterinarian

Pet-proofing prior to holidays can prevent unexpected trips to veterinarian InsideHalton.com Though it's never a desired thing to do, an unexpected trip with your pet to your veterinarian or the emergency veterinary clinic during this time of year...
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Can animals be affected by MRSA?

Can animals be affected by MRSA? | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Q:  Can animals be affected by MRSA?
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