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Great Dane Eats 43.5 Socks And Only Wins 3rd Place

I read an article on the BBC news website about the “They Ate WHAT?” contest run by Veterinary Practice News and I had to share!

Kitten abducts alien

Third place went to a Great Dane who ate 43.5 socks. Honorable mentions include a bearded dragon who ate a Barbie’s banana, a golden retriever who . . . → Read More: Great Dane Eats 43.5 Socks And Only Wins 3rd Place

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The Last Slipper (Choosing Euthanasia & Planning End-Of-Life Indulgences)

I believe that one of the greatest gifts I can give my companions is a peaceful, dignified, pain-free end to their suffering.

Andy in 2010

This is why I recently called on Dr. Blair Burggren at Peaceful Transitions, our regional in-home euthanasia veterinarian to help Andy die comfortably at home in my arms. The . . . → Read More: The Last Slipper (Choosing Euthanasia & Planning End-Of-Life Indulgences)

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That’s Sickening (Signs Of Nausea in Cats and Dogs)

Many people mistakenly think that if dogs or cats are nauseous they will vomit and/or stop eating. But there are signs that I’ve seen far more often than vomiting in the hundreds of animals I’ve cared for through the years. If your pet shows any of the signs below, please consult your veterinarian so they . . . → Read More: That’s Sickening (Signs Of Nausea in Cats and Dogs)

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From Super Shy To Super Fly (Helping Shy Pets Be More Comfy When You’re Away)

Through years of fostering extremely timid cats from the Feline Friends shelter, I’ve learned some useful techniques for gaining the trust of shy and fearful cats. I’ve also tried dozens of products that claim to help shy animals and have a list of some products that actually do help. I also know how reassuring it . . . → Read More: From Super Shy To Super Fly (Helping Shy Pets Be More Comfy When You’re Away)

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Miss Communication’s Tips For Understanding Dog And Cat Body Language

Dogs and cats rely heavily on nonverbal signals to communicate their moods. Their facial expressions, ear position, tail position and movement, and overall body stance convey their intentions. Ideally, we take all of these components into consideration because the same detail can convey different meanings when other details are also considered. For example, dogs wag . . . → Read More: Miss Communication’s Tips For Understanding Dog And Cat Body Language

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