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U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings

U.S. Postal Service Releases Annual Dog Attack City Rankings

SAN DIEGO — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide reached 6,244 in 2017 — more than 500 fewer than 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is showcasing technology that alerts mail carriers of potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities where

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Pet Therapy Can Combat Homesickness

Pet Therapy Can Combat Homesickness

The expression “dog is man’s best friend” might have more weight in the case of first-year university students suffering from homesickness, according to a new UBC study. The study shows that animal-assisted therapy can help students combat homesickness and could be a useful tool in lowering post-secondary drop-out

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Does My Pet Need Probiotics?

Does My Pet Need Probiotics?

By Shelly Allen Does your pet need probiotics? To answer that, I’ll need to tell you a story. I once had a cat named, Mystique. It was the perfect name for her as she was full of mystery and quite a hard nut to crack. I had

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Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Whether your dog is cuddly and cute or tough, steadfast and stoic, most American canines have one thing in common: Chemicals in dogs are now detected at alarming levels, sometimes at levels 20+ times higher than what we’re seeing in humans. So what are the biggest threats

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Five Couples Who Met Because of Their Pets

Five Couples Who Met Because of Their Pets

People meet in all sorts of ways, but these couples have their pets to thank for their love connection! These stories of love, and how pets can bring people together, will truly warm your heart: Dog Portrait Dawn Maslar and her partner Ed Biggie of Davie, Florida

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Cat Grass: How To Create The Purrfect Garden For Your Cat

Cat Grass: How To Create The Purrfect Garden For Your Cat

Even though they are carnivores, cats seem to like a bit of greenery in their diets. Most cat owners are aware of their pets’ propensity for eating grass or houseplants. Cats in the wild usually eat their herbivorous prey’s intestines first and seem to get their “green

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RESOLUTIONS: Americans Want More QT With Pets

RESOLUTIONS: Americans Want More QT With Pets

According to the 2016 Milk-Bone Canine Resolutions Survey — an original survey of 3,000 U.S. “pet parents” by Milk-Bone brand dog treats (in conjunction with Learndipity Data Insights) — more Americans than ever before have dog-related resolutions for the new year. TOP 10 MOST POPULAR NEW YEAR’S

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The Power of Energy in Health and Healing

The Power of Energy in Health and Healing

By Bill Piechocki Maintaining our pets’ health often seems like a very complex issue. First we have veterinary medicine, with its’ approach that drugs and procedures are necessary to be healthy which makes this even more confusing and complicated. In addition, factor in our hectic lifestyles and

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Top 10 Holistic Home Remedies for Pets

Top 10 Holistic Home Remedies for Pets

By: Dr Carol Falck Top 10 Holistic Home Remedies for Pets In a pinch with your pooch or kitty? You may not need to look any further than your own pantry to treat your pets ailments. Consider these top 10 common items: I advise you to work

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FDA and AAFCO Approved Foods…What is really in them?

FDA and AAFCO Approved Foods… What is really in them? Many pet owners are under the misconception that pet food is highly regulated under FDA food safety regulations. In reality, most have been under the discretion of Association of Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) and major food manufacturers. AAFCO

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