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8 Tips for Cutting Pet Care Costs

May 29, 2009

It’s a sad sign of the recession: according to a recent survey, more than 80% of animal shelters and rescue groups say they have taken in pets that were given up because of job losses…

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Traveling with pets? Car safety tips

May 28, 2009

It’s nearly summer. Time for a vacation. Every year around this time a strange, beautiful sound, like a choir of angels, fills the air. It beckons me out of the house and, strangely, into my…

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Pet Insurance Scams? Are You Being Cheated?

May 22, 2009

When it comes to my dog, I’m pretty devoted. I always want the best for him. But, like most people, I’m not an expert. I learn a lot by talking to various people; my vet,…

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How will the economic recession affect your pets?

May 19, 2009

Unless you live in a cave someplace, the economy affects almost every aspect of your life, including your family pets: your beloved dog or cat.…

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Is my dog overweight? What should I do?

May 14, 2009

It was my dog’s groomer that brought it to my attention: my Labradoodle, Murphy, had just gotten a sleek trim for summer when the groomer and I were chatting. “He sure is a big boy,”…

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