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  • Finding Qualified Professional Animal Trainers
    Finding a professional trainer to entrust your dog with can be challenging. While many well-qualified trainers give excellent, scientifically-validated advice, there are currently no required credentialing or licensing programs for professional animal trainers. ... read more
  • Finding Qualified Professional Animal Trainers
    Finding a professional trainer to entrust your dog with can be challenging. While many well-qualified trainers give excellent, scientifically-validated advice, there are currently no required credentialing or licensing programs for professional animal trainers. ... read more
  • Staying Safe with Your Pet Who has Behavioral Issues
    Pets typically bring joy to their companion families, but behavior problems can take their toll and can cause pet owners to get discouraged. Whether it’s inappropriate elimination, anxiety or aggression, it’s important to know that many behavior problems can be managed effectively or even resolved with the help of a ... read more
  • Dear Doctor: Ruining the furniture
    Q. My cat is driving me crazy with the scratching. She has ruined not just upholstered furniture but also the wooden legs on my piano. Would it really be inhumane to have her declawed? She’s a house cat and doesn’t need her nails to defend herself outside. Penelope Ebbing Kansas City, ... read more
  • Warm, spring weather means tick season is here
    Dr. Michael Stone spoke with Boston 25 News (Fox affiliate) on the start of tick season and prevention/protection for pets. ... read more
  • Tips for Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Healthy and Clean
    Take note of these simple steps to prevent your pet from getting dental disease. A healthy pet is a happy pet! ... read more
  • Temple Grandin on Looking through the Eyes of Animals
    The importance of first impressions, why “draconian leash laws” are hurting dogs, and more insights from the renowned animal behaviorist, Temple Grandin ... read more
  • Are essential oils dangerous to pets?
    Essential oils can be very dangerous for pets, particularly in their 100 percent concentrated form. And with essential oils’ growing popularity and the use of diffusors and warmers, which release the oils into a home’s air, pets’ risk of exposure increases. Birds are especially sensitive and should never be exposed ... read more
  • Thanksgiving Day Tips: Gobble This Up
  • When Dogs Meet Edibles
    As marijuana becomes legal in many parts of the U.S., here’s what you need to know about keeping your dog safe. ... read more
  • Nutrition Websites: The Best of the Best
    Pet Nutrition: General Information vetnutrition.tufts.edu/petfoodology — visit Tufts’ Cummings School’s Petfoodology site, with information on everything from whether you should give fish oil to your cat to what to feed your kitten if she has a health problem to diets for certain disease conditions. You can look for any nutrition topic ... read more
  • Which Nutrition Websites to Trust
    Nutrition Websites: The Best of the Best Which Nutrition Websites to Trust Here are eight questions to ask before relying on information found on a pet nutrition website — and the sites that we find to be the most reliable. ... read more
  • How To Make Your Own Dried Chews
    Interested in a healthy natural chew for your dog? Dehydrating your own fruit and vegetable treats can be a healthy and low calorie way to provide tasty chew options for your pet. ... read more
  • Radiation Oncology Service Reopens for Care with New, State-of-the-Art Equipment
    Cancer has become one of the leading causes of death for dogs and cats, who are living longer than ever thanks to progression in veterinary care. But, because more pets are receiving treatment for cancer, those treatments are improving. ... read more
  • Is My Cat a Teenager?
    Experts now have guidelines that will help your cat be treated at the right lifestage. ... read more
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