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    Hairballs in Cats

    Feb 01 2012

    Hairballs are an inevitable part of life for many cats. For some cats, hairballs may only be a problem during the shedding seasons of spring and fall. For others, especially long haired cats or cats…

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    Cabin Fever and Pets

    Jan 01 2012

    During the cold winter months in much of the country, people often develop the winter blues due to cabin fever. It is also common for pets to get cabin fever, and they may develop behavior problems as…

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    Managing Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats

    Jan 01 2012

    Arthritis is a complex condition involving inflammation of one or more joints. There are many causes of arthritis in pets, but the most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis (or bony arthritis),…

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    Cabin Fever and Pets

    Dec 19 2011

    During the cold winter months in much of the country, people often develop the winter blues due to cabin fever. It is also common for pets to get cabin fever, and they may develop behavior problems as…

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    Diabetes and your pet

    Dec 01 2011

    Diabetes mellitus, commonly shortened to diabetes, is a disease that threatens both humans and pets. Paralleling the situation in humans, more and more cats and dogs are being diagnosed with diabetes…

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    Choosing Cat Toys

    Dec 01 2011

    With the approaching holiday season, many cat owners purchase toys as gifts for their furry family members. It is important to make sure that any toys are safe – avoid toys with small pieces that…

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    Ringworm, Pets and People

    Nov 01 2011

    Ringworm, also called dermatophytosis, is a fungal infection that occurs in the skin, hair and nails. The fungi feed on the keratin that is found in the outer layers of these structures. Ringworm…