The Pet Diversity Paradox

Apr 30, 2021 by

Dogs are one of the most diverse species on the planet. We've bred their incredible variety, but underneath they are all the same species. How does that work? And could the same be done with cats?

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How to Have Better Playtime Wi...

Apr 23, 2021 by

An active cat is a happy cat! Cats need more than cuddling; they need play to remain active throughout their lives. Pet owners often purchase toys and expect their cat to play with the toy on its own. The owner becomes disappointed when the cat doesn’t play with toys. Instead of waiting around for your cat to initiate play, make play a two-sided experience by turning toys into prey. Both you and your cat will be happy.

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In The News: Training Dogs to ...

Apr 15, 2021 by

For years dogs have been used for their exceptional sense of smell to locate drugs, weapons and explosives. Now science is honing in on that skill to sniff out Covid-19.

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Ask the Vet: Are Dogs Color Bl...

Feb 11, 2021 by

We spend so much time and money trying to take good, proper care of our pets. We take them to the veterinarian; we make sure they’re getting the best food. As owners, we try to see the world through our pets’ eyes to help us understand them better. But have you ever stopped to think about whether dogs can see colors like us humans?

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3 Reasons You Really Shouldn&#...

Dec 4, 2020 by

There are few things that leave you with more of a warm and fuzzy feeling than sharing a new, wriggly puppy or tiny kitten -- or any other pet -- with someone for Christmas. The sheer joy and excitement on their face is enough to tell you that you made the right decision in getting your friend or loved one a pet . . . or did you? It's a sad reality that your local veterinarian often sees pets brought to shelters or abandoned after the glitter of the holidays is worn off. Here are a few reasons why you should consider carefully before buying a new pet for someone over the holidays.

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