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Heart Murmurs in Dogs

Although dogs and humans differ in many respects, they also have a lot in common physiologically. A case in point is the heart. For both species, this vital muscle is what ensures that blood can flow throughout the body. Both people and canines can experience heart-related conditions that can sometimes be serious. One of these

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Dew Claws

When you’re a loving pet parent of a dog, you want to know everything about your fur baby. Why does he have whiskers? What’s the purpose of the tail? Why does your best buddy shake every time he gets up from a nap? The questions are endless and could take volumes of encyclopedias to answer.

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Spaying and Neutering

According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), over 6.5 million animals are accepted into the rescue and shelter system each year, with only 4.1 million being adopted. Spaying or neutering is the single most effective way of guarding against unplanned puppies and kittens, helping to ensure that those that

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Philadelphia Dog Licenses

All dogs who are aged four months old or older must be vaccinated for rabies and licensed by the City of Philadelphia. If you have recently moved into the area or are a new pet owner, it is important to learn all you can about the Philadelphia dog licensing policies and procedures to ensure that

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Kennel Cough in Dogs

If you have ever boarded your dog or taken them to a groomer, you have probably heard of a condition called kennel cough. However, you may be unclear about exactly what it is, whether it is serious, how to treat it and how to prevent it in the first place. Becoming a kennel cough expert

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Why do Dogs Lick their Wounds

Although humans and dogs have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship for thousands of years, we still don’t always understand each other. For instance, your pup probably can’t figure out why you fail to thoroughly gnaw the bones from your steak or why you get so upset when he rolls in unspeakable substances in the yard. By

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Fun Fall Activities to do with your Dog

Summer might be fading into your rear-view mirror, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have a great time with your pup. Whether the two of you relish those crisp outdoor days or prefer enjoying some cozy indoor activities, this time of year boasts an abundance of opportunities that both of you will love. Savor

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Preventative Cat Medicine

As the pet parent of a cat, you already know that your favorite feline is independent. Living life on their own terms is a hallmark of virtually every breed. While it is easy to think that your kitty has everything covered and does not need even the slightest bit of help from you, there actually