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Change is hard; be patient Among the innumerable consequences of the nation sheltering in place during the pandemic, perhaps one of the nicest was the surge in pet adoptions. But, as first-time pet owners returned…
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[Zucca goes to the vet]

Cats Need Yearly Checkups, Year-round Enrichment

August 13, 2018

Find Out All That Cats Need Cats have a reputation for being low-maintenance, independent creatures, especially in comparison with dogs. But the truth is that providing a healthy, happy life for your cat involves a…
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Top Five Pet Health Columns from 2017

January 02, 2018

Enjoy the Most-Read Columns from 2017 What topics did pet owners find most fascinating last year? We checked our website analytics, and discovered that fungal disease, behavioral issues, and cutting-edge treatments offered only at our…
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[barking dog looking out window]

Decoding Your Dog’s Excessive Barking

June 05, 2017

Barking May Be Exacerbated by Boredom If you’re using a quick fix to stifle your dog’s excessive barking, you’re probably barking up the wrong tree. An expert from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary…
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Dominance Is Not the Answer

January 02, 2017

Domestic dogs are not wolves If only our pets could talk! Then we would know for sure why they are acting a certain way. Instead, we resort to books, word-of-mouth, and TV shows to decipher…
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