Posts Tagged ‘pet care’

Wildlife as pets…Baby Attacked…Sadly it Happens all too often!

Friday, November 5th, 2010

COVINGTON, GEORGIA — While law enforcement unravels the mystery of how a baby could be attacked inside her home by raccoons, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources reminds residents that it is against the law in Georgia to keep any native wildlife species as a pet…more…

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Women’s Hormone Creams Can Expose Others (and Pets) to Health Risks

Monday, November 1st, 2010

(NY TIMES) – Veterinarians around the country are reporting a strange phenomenon: spayed dogs and cats, even some puppies and kittens, are suddenly becoming hormonal. In female pets, the symptoms resemble…more…

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Canine House Training Tips

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

The pros and cons of using puppy pads…more

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Is Gulf fish being used in YOUR Pet Food and Products – post BP oil Spill?

Monday, October 4th, 2010

MOBILE, Alabama — For consumers, the health of the Gulf fish population influences more than the price of a fried shrimp basket or the availability of a buttery plate of grouper. In the wake of the BP oil spill, scientists are closely monitoring the unassuming menhaden more commonly known as pogy which has wound its way into a web of products on dry land. Millions of pounds of the shiny, oily fish are hauled from the Gulf each year, processed into..more…

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Obesity in Pets a growing concern!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

“The vet told me that they were so fat they were going to have hip dysplasia in their old age and coronary problems and all kinds of things,” …more…

Jeff here – from my experience with Butch I know that it is important to watch his weight as pets, like humans can suffer many health issues later in life from being overweight! Butch’s mother “Buttons” is prone to this problem and I have to keep an eye on what my Dad is feeding here and how much. This is a good article.

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