Pet health

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PetSmart veterinarian shares tips to keep pets safe from insect-borne diseases

May 16, 2019

Phoenix, Arizona (PRNewswire) — Springtime means warmer weather but also a rise in fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, illnesses from fleas, ticks and mosquitoes have tripled in the United States over the past 13 years, spreading diseases like Lyme. Parasites are problematic for dogs and […]

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Dear Tabby to offer expert advice to cat parents

May 14, 2019

(PetPr.com) In order to give cat parents expert advice on their pet’s most puzzling behavior, Kristen Levine and World’s Best Cat Litter have partnered to launch the Dear Tabby Program. Cat lovers can now submit their cat questions anonymously on the World’s Best Cat Litter website. World’s Best Cat Litter will feature answers to chosen […]

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Vetericyn giveway features an animal wellness pack and grooming tools

April 21, 2019

PetPR—Starting April 19, 2019, Vetericyn® is sponsoring a giveaway featuring an animal wellness pack from Vetericyn® as well as some innovative grooming tools. Pet parents interested in learning more about this care and treatment program and the giveaway can find details on the Kristen Levine Pet Living website. Pet living expert and consumer influencer, Kristen […]

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Antibiotics aren’t always the best cure: Better housing for cats in shelters can prevent illness and help promote adoptions

April 18, 2019

The power of shelter housing improvements to save cats’ lives can’t be overstated. When Calgary Humane Society upgraded their cat housing by installing porthole-like passages known as “portals” between two cat cages, doubling the space for each cat and allowing them to sleep and eat in a separate space from the litter boxes, they saw […]

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Wow, my pet needs a bath! E-commerce site sells ‘skunk ready kit’ pet owners can have on hand in case their dog has a close encounter with one of these critters and their strong-smelling spray

April 12, 2019

WALNUT CREEK, California (24-7PressRelease) — Skunk Ready Kit announces the launch of their new e-commerce website, skunkreadykit.com. Cassia Adler and Gary Platt, the co-owners and co-founders of Skunk Ready Kit, believe that dog owners will be grateful to have a kit at the ready in the event Fido meets up with a skunk. Skunk Ready […]

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Happy Paws, A Guide To Your Dog And Cat’s Best Life, Debuts On Newsstands

April 10, 2019

DES MOINES, Iowa (PRNewswire) — Happy Paws is a new publication launched as “a guide to your dog and cat’s best life.” Written by veterinary and pet professional experts, including board-certified veterinary behaviorists, Happy Paws is available on newsstands nationwide beginning today and through Meredith’s Magazine Store. “Together we’ll celebrate, protect and nurture that special […]

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Learning pet CPR and First Aid for pet safety month

April 3, 2019

BROOKLYN, New York (PRNewswire) — Just like a human, a dog or a cat can have an emergency from bleeding, choking and yes, even a heart attack. For a human, call 911. But, for your pet, it might be up to you. Follow Brooklyn Bark’s commitment to Pet Safety with a tip a day on […]

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Product Review: Pretty Litter

February 26, 2019

    As we mentioned in a previous post, we recently got our first bag of Pretty Litter in the mail. Our cat, Jingles, has been using it for a few days, so we decided to do a review. In the interest of disclosure, we should mention that we are an affiliate for Pretty Kitty, […]

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Wow! Someone’s cat did THAT! ARL tallies first cat rescue of 2019

February 1, 2019

Press release originally posted on Jan. 4, 2019 on https://www.arlboston.org/press-release-arl-tallies-first-cat-rescue-of-2019/ by Michael DeFina Feline trapped on rooftop three stories up in Dorchester The Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Rescue Services Department tallied its first cat rescue of 2019 in early January as a three-year-old male cat named Gadget managed to sneak out of his […]

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Tips for outdoor cats in cold weather

January 31, 2019

BETHESDA, Maryland (PRNewswire) — With temperatures across the country dropping due to the polar vortex, many people find themselves concerned about how to care for outdoor cats. “Cats live and thrive outdoors in all kinds of climates,” said Becky Robinson, president and founder of Alley Cat Allies. “But a little extra help during the cold […]

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The ultimate comparison guide for every major flea, tick and worming treatment on the market

January 28, 2019

PORTLAND, Oregon (PRLog) — With a growing number of flea, tick and worming treatments for pets released each year, it’s difficult to know how to provide your pet with the best cover, most efficiently, at the best price. Luckily for pet owners, PetBucket has listened to customers’ queries and spent the last 18 months outlining […]

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