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2013-11-27 23:32:31

Clear Conscience Pet founder Anthony Bennie offers advice and resources to make Thanksgiving and Christmas worry-free for pet owners and safe for pets. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Many pet guardians are troubled by mixed messages from government and the media this holiday season, as reports of pet illnesses from Chinese pet jerky treats are resurfacing. Though the FDA’s most recent response to these unsolved “mystery illnesses” includes a statement that pet treats are not a...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the alarming fact that the health of our pets is at risk, a unique alliance of professional veterinary associations and leaders in the animal health industry today officially announced the establishment of the Partnership for Preventive Pet Healthcare. This new Partnership has specifically been created to address the decline in our pets' health due to an increase in the prevalence of some preventable health conditions including a...

2011-03-11 00:00:29

Northwest Animal Hospital and Pet Care Center in Colorado Springs has announced the release of their newly improved interactive and educational veterinary website. Colorado Springs, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) March 10, 2011 Northwest Animal Hospital and Pet Care Center in Colorado Springs has recently created a new website. The website, http://www.nwanimalhospital.com, is a tool for Dr. John H. Sudduth and his team at the vet to provide pet owners with information about the hospital's services,...

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2011-02-24 07:30:00

Pets are suffering from an increasing multitude of health issues including diabetes, kidney failure, and cancer, claims a recent study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) and reported by the Huffington Post. Twenty percent of dogs and cats weigh 30 percent over a healthy weight. Pet owners with one insurance company paid vets $25 million last year to treat obesity-related conditions in their pets. Continuing to expand in both pets and people, obesity is becoming more...

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2010-08-09 08:30:00

Pet food could be making young kids sick, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report investigating a salmonella outbreak that started in 2006. The study, which was the subject of both a report in Monday's edition of the journal Pediatrics and an article by AP Medical Writer Lindsey Tanner, looked at a two-year outbreak that left 79 people in 21 states sick between 2006 and 2008. "Almost half of the victims were children aged 2 and younger," and their illnesses...

2010-08-01 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the record number of pets filing into shelters and increasing need along the Gulf coast, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) has partnered with Hill's Pet Nutrition and Merial to support veterinary clinics and shelters affected by struggling pet owners who are unable to provide food and medical care for their pets. The Gulf Coast Pet Relief Program is part of AVMF's Animal Disaster Relief and Response Fund (ADRR), a fund...


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