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Have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving!

Just a reminder that many common Thanksgiving foods are not for pets... However, some Thanksgiving staples are OK to share in moderation, to a healthy animal:- Cooked Turkey Breast- Cooked Sweet Potatoes - Canned Pumpkin- Raw or Steamed VeggiesPlease keep in mind:- Portion Control! Do not overfeed your pets.- Avoid any significant departures from your pet’s usual diet. - Restrict the carbohydrates, particularly for the cats.- Do Not leave food unattended on tables or counters, secure or remove trash immediately Just in case, be sure to keep this number handy!PET POISON HELPLINE: 855-764-7661 ($39.00 per incident includes initial consultation and follow-up calls)Hotline staff are available to help with every poisoned pet, with all types of poisonings, 24-hours a day. The...

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Tear Stains and Your Pet - not just a cosmetic issue

We recently asked our readers what pet health and behavior problems they were most interested in learning more about, and “What causes tear stains in dogs and cats?” and “What’s the best way to remove tear stains?” were among the top questions we received. In my research for this article, I’ve discovered that tear staining is a more complicated issue than I had previously assumed. Here’s why:There are several possible contributing factors and underlying causes when it comes to tear stains in pets, each requiring a different treatment, and often several of these different factors are present in a single animal.  In the following paragraphs we will describe these, and suggest some tips for dealing with tear stains, but it...

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