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    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in Companion Animals

    Apr 01 2012

    In February 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for Veterinary Medicine held a Webinar entitled, "Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs." The webinar, which is about half an hour…

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    Maintaining your Pet’s Health Through Wellness Examinations

    Apr 01 2012

    To keep your companion animals healthy, you should take them to your veterinarian at least once per year for a routine examination, often called a wellness exam. …

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    How long can you keep your pet’s medications?

    Mar 08 2012

    When you are given a prescription by your doctor, or your veterinarian prescribes medication for your pet, you are usually given a specific quantity of medication along with instructions on its proper…

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    Adult versus Senior Pets

    Mar 08 2012

    Lately we have been seeing more and more commercials on television and in print about lifestyle nutrition, including an emphasis on different diets for different ages of pets.

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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…

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    Cats and their litter boxes

    Nov 01 2011

    Cat owners often become stressed because their cats do not use the litter box properly. In fact, inappropriate elimination, which means urinating and/or defecating in an unacceptable place is one of…

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    Halloween and the family pet

    Oct 07 2011

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…