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Cruciate Ligament Ruptures in Cats

January 30, 2020

Cats have a reputation for always landing on their feet. One cat, in fact, fell 32 stories, suffering only a minor lung puncture and a chipped tooth. It was released from the hospital in two days, according to the Animal Medical Center of New York City. What makes cats so lucky? They have an innate …

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Does My Pet Need Supplements?

January 9, 2020

These days, people are all about health, wellness and prevention. So much so, in fact, that consumers in the United States will spend an estimated $32 billion on vitamin and nutritional supplements in 2019. You may have wondered if your dog or cat could benefit from supplements, too. Many pet owners have already decided: About …

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Ancient Grains in Pet Food: Focus on Sorghum

January 2, 2020

In the last few years, few pet food ingredients have been as misunderstood as grains. Some folks wondered if grains were necessary at all, or suspected they could have a negative impact on pet health. But as it turns out, grains such as corn, rice, barley, oats — and sorghum — can play a significant …

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Holiday Survival Tactics for Anxious Pets

December 5, 2019

‘Tis the season when your typically calm household is transformed into a carnival of twinkling lights, choruses of “O Tannenbaum” and scents of baking gingersnaps, not to mention the onslaught of relatives from near and far. That includes Uncle George, who will undoubtedly slip your pet barbecued wienies under the table again this year. While …

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