They Ate What? When Your Pet Swallows a Foreign Object

  Dogs and cats love to eat things that they shouldn’t, and fortunately after doing so, they often vomit them up or pass them in their feces. However, this isn’t always the case. Many dogs and cats come to the ER because they are sick from swallowing something they shouldn’t, and the foreign object has gotten stuck in their stomach or intestines. This may not sound…

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Pet Identification: Increase the Chance of Reuniting with Lost Pets

  According to the American Humane Society, approximately 10 million pets are lost each year in the United States. Most commonly, this occurs when a pet gets out of their collar, off leash, or out of their home, crate, or yard. These situations can occur at any time and to anyone; even the most vigilant pet owners and pet professionals. Fortunately, you can increase…

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Preventing Dog Bites - Tips for Protecting Your Loved Ones

  According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), there are 77 million dogs in the United States and approximately 38% of US households own at least one dog. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) collected information indicating 4.7 million dog bites occur per year (this is an approximate ratio of 1 out of 73 people). Half of…

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