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    Veterinary Medicine ranks as one of the top 50 Best Careers in 2011

    Sep 06 2011

    US News and World Report recently named veterinary medicine as one of the top 50 career choices. The outlook for the profession as a whole continues to be strong, and the demand for veterinarians is…

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    Where should your pet sleep?

    Sep 06 2011

    Recently, a lot of media attention has been focused on the increased risk of catching an infectious disease from your pets if you allow them to sleep on your bed. The media reports were based on…

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    Beware of Dog Breath

    Sep 06 2011

    February is National Pet Dental Health Month. The purpose of Pet Dental Health Month is to raise the awareness that pets need dental care. The American Veterinary Medical Association estimates that…

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    The Midnight Crazies

    Sep 06 2011

    By their nature, cats are nocturnal animals and cats in the wild hunt during the night, when their natural prey is active. Our housecats, even the most pampered and well-fed ones, often retain this…

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    Top 10 Household Pet Poisons Of 2009

    Sep 06 2011

    In 2009, the ASPCA's Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) in Urbana, IL, handled more than 140,000 cases of pets exposed to toxic substances, many of which included everyday household products. …

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    Keeping your Indoor Cat Happy

    Sep 06 2011

    Over the past number of years, cats have become the most popular pets in North America, with over 70 million pet cats in the United States alone. The lifestyle of the average pet cat has also changed,…

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    Poisoning associated with Xylitol: More dangerous than chocolate

    Sep 06 2011

    Xylitol is a sugar substitute sweetener that is used in many products. Its use in North America has increased rapidly in the past few years, and it is widely found in sugar-free gum, candy,…