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Common Feline Toxins

Because cats have an amazing sense of curiosity and dedication to cleanliness, your cat can get into trouble if he makes contact with a toxic substance. In 2014, the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) answered more than 167,000 phone calls about pets exposed to poisonous substances. Common Feline Toxins Human or Veterinary Drugs – …

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Six tips for providing the TLC your senior pet needs

From big, sleepy tabbies sunning in windows to gray-whiskered labs on leisurely walks, seniors are a fast-growing segment of America’s pet population. Veterinary and technological advances, along with pet owners’ strong commitments to their pets’ longevity, have made it possible for older pets to enjoy comfortable, happy lives. A few simple practices can help pet …

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Beginning the rainbow journey: Preparing to say goodbye to your pet.

When animal companions become “senior pets,” each trip to the vet may bring added uncertainty and anxiety. Whether you’re having a routine check-up or dealing with declining mobility or a serious health issue, the questions fill your heart. Will this be the visit when you’re told your time with your beloved pet is drawing to …

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Is your pet hurting? Here’s how to tell…and some ways to help!

As pet parents, our hearts break when we notice that something is just not right with our animal friends. We may suspect a pet is in pain, but because our furry friend can’t complain or describe the discomfort, it’s a struggle to understand what’s going on. Until the problem is diagnosed and treated, a pet’s …

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Six secrets to having a happy, healthy senior pet

From big, sleepy tabbies sunning in windows to gray-whiskered labs on leisurely walks, seniors are a fast-growing segment of America’s pet population. Veterinary and technological advances, along with pet owners’ strong commitments to their pets’ longevity, have made it possible for older pets to enjoy comfortable, happy lives. A few simple practices can help pet …

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AGING GENTLY

When I turned 50, I still considered myself young. However, it seemed like the whole world considered me a senior citizen. My AARP card arrived in the mail along with countless offers for senior insurance, phone and mobility products. I was both amused and amazed at all the attention I was getting. I also decided …

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