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Fear not, advice about pet anxiety is available for free!

July 20, 2019

DENVER (PRNewswire) —  Now, becoming a Fear Free member won’t cost a penny. FearFreeHappyHomes.com, a website for pet owners, features articles, courses, and other content created by board certified veterinary behaviorists and other top pet care experts. Its focus is helping pet owners prevent and reduce fear, anxiety, and stress for their pets at home […]

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Tips for moving with a pet

July 2, 2019

MISSION, Kansas (PRNewswire/Family Features) — Whether it’s across the street or across the country, moving can be a stressful and chaotic time for your family, including your four-legged family members, who don’t understand what’s happening. “Moving with a pet requires careful planning to help ensure a smooth transition for the whole family,” said Dave Bradey, […]

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Harper, a Newfoundland, has arthritic elbows treated with VetStem Regenerative Cell Therapy

June 20, 2019

POWAY, California (PRWEB) — Harper was three years old when her owners took her to the veterinarian because she was limping. X-rays revealed severe elbow dysplasia, which caused painful osteoarthritis in the joints. Her parents were heartbroken. She was referred to a veterinary specialist to perform “salvage surgery” on her elbows. The surgical specialist, Dr. […]

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ASPCA announces $45 million commitment to help animal cruelty victims and low-income pet owners

June 18, 2019

NEW YORK (PRNewswire) — The The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ® is announcing a groundbreaking, multi-year initiative to significantly improve the quality of life for New York City’s most vulnerable animals. The ASPCA’s new initiative will increase the organization’s capacity to care for victims of animal cruelty and expand vital […]

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JustFoodForDogs to give away natural calming supplement before Fourth of July

June 14, 2019

More than 100,000 owners and their dogs will have the chance to remain “Calm” during the retailer’s sizable giveaway IRVINE, California (PRNewswire) — JustFoodForDogs®, the first pet food brand to create fresh, human-grade food for pets in open-to-the-public kitchens,  announced today that they will be giving away more than 100,000 samples of their all-natural Calm […]

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Pet owners encouraged to text a vet, not check the net

June 6, 2019

(PRNewswire)—With a new survey revealing people increasingly turn to the internet for pet health guidance, the nation’s largest general veterinary practice teams up with celebrity Jane Lynch to encourage pet owners to ‘Nix the Net, Text a Vet.’ Banfield Pet Hospital® announced its new telehealth service, Vet Chat™, that offers its more than two million […]

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Sure Petcare’s state-of-the-art activity and behavior monitor for dogs learns and reports the unique activity and behavior patterns of your pet

June 3, 2019

(Businesswire.com)—Pet product specialist Sure Petcare has launched Animo, the lifelong activity and behavior monitor, which learns and accurately interprets the unique behavior and activity patterns of a dog. Animo delivers insights into a dog’s activity and sleep, as well problem behaviors such as shaking, scratching and barking, helping owners to understand the changing needs of […]

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Summer brings special considerations for care of pets: PetSmart offers some tips to keep tips healthy when indulging in summer fun

June 3, 2019

PHOENIX (PetSmart Press Release)—The dog days of summer are the perfect time to indulge pets in some outdoor fun. Too much time in the heat, sun or water, however, can pose health and safety risks for pets. PetSmart offers some easy suggestions to help make this a safe and memory-filled season for pet parents and […]

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Man’s best friend is protecting people against lyme disease research shows

May 24, 2019

“CAPC Lyme prevalence maps gives monthly updates to show residents, travelers and health care providers what’s happening in every county, including areas where ten years ago there may not have been a risk.” (PRWeb.com) — New research from the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) gives people and their health care providers a way to assess […]

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Helping pets stay calm during thunderstorms and fireworks is goal of June campaign

May 22, 2019

Education is critical because an estimated 50 percent of dogs and cats suffer from (fear, anxiety or stress), yet these conditions are often undiagnosed. TAMPA, Florida (PRNewswire) — The summer months can be a difficult time for pets due to loud noises like fireworks and thunder that can trigger dogs and cats affected by noise […]

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How to avoid common mistakes when bringing your pet to work

May 17, 2019

(Petplan Press Release) — Mark your calendars and fetch your lint rollers: This year, June 17 is Pet Sitters Take Your Cat to Work Day and June 21 is Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog to Work Day®. But, while companies may roll out the red carpet to welcome employee pets during these annual events, […]

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