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Spend Less on Your Pets…and Still Keep Them Happy and Healthy
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Spend Less on Your Pets…and Still Keep Them Happy and Healthy

Natalie Marks, DVM, CVJ | February 9, 2024

You can give your beloved pets everything they need without going overboard. Here’s how… Health care. Most veterinarians are trained…

Rover Rx
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Rover Rx

Carrie Nydick Finch, LCSW | July 1, 2023

What’s one of the strongest prescriptions for better health? According to decades of scientific research, it may be owning a…

Choosing a Vet for Your Best Friend
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Choosing a Vet for Your Best Friend

Nancy Kerns | June 25, 2022

Fido feeling feverish? Getting him help might be harder than you expect these days, as the lingering aftereffects of the…

Nutritious Treats for Dogs and Cats
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Nutritious Treats for Dogs and Cats

Nancy Kerns | May 12, 2022

To our pets, food means love, security and reinforcement…and delicious treats can be a great tool for training our furry…

Is Your Pet’s Skin Problem Really an Allergy?
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Is Your Pet’s Skin Problem Really an Allergy?

Natalie Marks, DVM, CVJ | May 11, 2022

Patchy fur and itchy red skin often are the first and most obvious clues that a dog or cat has…

Road Tripping with Your Best Buddy
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Road Tripping with Your Best Buddy

Nancy Kerns | April 5, 2022

Most dog owners are eager to take their pets on vacation with them. It is fun to travel with Fido,…

What Is Your Dog or Cat Trying to Tell You?
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What Is Your Dog or Cat Trying to Tell You?

Nicholas Dodman, DVM | March 1, 2022

When cats and dogs feel happy or afraid, it clearly shows in their body language. That can help you understand what your pet is thinking and feeling.

Go Fish: Creating A Unique Aquarium
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Go Fish: Creating A Unique Aquarium

Bill Wymard | January 20, 2022

Gaze into the typical home aquarium, and you’ll likely see some familiar fish—the bright colors of neon tetras…the orange glint…

What’s New in Pet Insurance?
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What’s New in Pet Insurance?

Doug Kenney, DVM | December 19, 2021

Until recently, pet insurance had more drawbacks than advantages. But now, insurers are improving benefits and making pet insurance more affordable for pet owners.

How to… Lower the Cost of Your Pets’ Meds
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How to… Lower the Cost of Your Pets’ Meds

Louise Murray, DVM | December 3, 2021

Did your last veterinary bill make you want to chew the upholstered furniture? One area where you can save money…

What You Need to Know Before Adopting a Cat
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What You Need to Know Before Adopting a Cat

Jackson Galaxy | July 15, 2021

If you’re thinking of adopting a cat, cat-behavior expert Jackson Galaxy has answers to all of your questions.

Proper Care and Feeding of Senior Pets
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Proper Care and Feeding of Senior Pets

Natalie Marks, DVM, CVJ | March 24, 2021

Older pet dogs and cats can develop a variety of health problems—heart disease, kidney disease, senility and more. Here’s what to watch and watch out for as your pet ages…

How to Adopt a Rescue Dog
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How to Adopt a Rescue Dog

Rachael Rudman | July 15, 2020

You may think you’re ready to adopt a rescue pet, but are you sure? Important questions to ask (and answer) before you head to the shelter.

Choose the Right Dog Food—Without Overspending
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Choose the Right Dog Food—Without Overspending

Lisa P. Weeth, DVM | April 29, 2020

The right and wrong about the way we feed our dogs: The low-down on high-cost foods, senior formulas, table scraps and snacks

6 Secrets to Finding the Perfect Pet Dog for Retirement
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6 Secrets to Finding the Perfect Pet Dog for Retirement

July 8, 2019

Retirement is the perfect time to get a pet companion. Play the match game and find the dog that’s just right for your life now