Author Archives: Hadley Rush

New development in animal health: Scientists say they could be right or left “handed”

May 5, 2010

Perhaps you’ve noticed Fido tends to favor one paw over the other, or maybe Pumpkin seems more apt to bat at her catnip mouse with her left paw instead of her right. Are you just…

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New risk in pet health— veterinarians seeing rise in dementia

May 4, 2010

Dog and cat health care is something owners constantly worry about, but now veterinarians say dementia is another fret to add to the list. Thanks to better nutrition and technology, dogs and cats are living…

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Lucky little brown dog

April 29, 2010

By: Chryssa Rich Pets Best Insurance Marketing Associate Every time spring rolls around, I toy with the idea of getting a small dog. But I’ve always been concerned about how my cats would get along…

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Your fat cat or portly pup could be destined for diabetes

April 28, 2010

Dr. Kristen Yee is growing concerned about the pets she’s seeing coming into her practice. Yee, a veterinarian at California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles said more and more pets are not only a little…

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FDA says no to dog bones

April 26, 2010

Pet owners may find it hard to resist throwing their salivating pal a bone from the dinner scraps, but the Food and Drug Administration says it’s bad for pets’ health— and a potentially life-threatening treat.…

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How green is that doggy in the window?

April 23, 2010

In the past few years, the nation as a whole has worked adamantly to reduce its carbon footprint—but many have overlooked the carbon pawprint of their pet. ABC News reported that pets may have a…

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