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Portrait of frightened Chihuahua puppy against blue
June 17, 2019

3 Signs a Puppy’s Behavior is Abnormal

How do you recognize abnormal behavior early enough that you can educate puppy owners on how to help the newest member of the family grow into a pet who will truly be their best friend?
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June 17, 2019

Parasites, Diseases to Consider When Examining Imported Dogs

Dogs entering the U.S. can spread parasites or new strains of diseases to which resident dogs have no immunity. Here's what to look for when examining them.
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June 10, 2019

A Kitten or Cat Care Clinic Provides Client Education Outside Office Hours

A wonderful way to educate clients and potentially help local pet adoption groups is to hold a kitten or cat care clinic.
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Man and dog in woods
June 6, 2019

Walking the Line: Preventing Lyme Disease for Fear Free Clinics

Balancing the importance of necessary care with the emotional care of pets in the Fear Free clinic can be challenging.
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June 3, 2019

17 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress in Shelter Cats

Some simple changes can help ease stress in shelter cats. Experts share ways to help them feel safe and become more adoptable.
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May 27, 2019

Opioid Options: Ways to Manage Pet Pain When There’s a Drug Shortage

Pets who need surgery or treatment for acute pain from trauma benefit from the same pain-relieving medications used in humans, but a shortage of injectable opioids means the drugs are less available for veterinary use. Experts share ways to provide good pain relief.
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May 20, 2019

Study Shows Brief “Sleepover” Breaks from the Shelter Are Good for Dogs

Are sleepovers for shelter dogs stressful or successful? Here's what a multi-shelter study found.
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May 13, 2019

Preparing Birds and Other Exotics for Fear Free Visits

Exotic animals are often uncomfortable or fearful during veterinary visits. Lay a foundation for calm, positive experiences with Fear Free fun visits.
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