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    Pet Ownership Has Dipped Slightly in the USA

    Jan 25 2013

    From the Chicago Tribune, an excellent article by noted pet expert/writer Steve Dale. Pet Ownership Has Dipped Slightly in the USA Steve Dale My Pet World, Tribune Media Services 4:30…

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    The Danger of Cat Bites to Humans

    Jan 22 2013

    Having been in the veterinary field for many years I have suffered my share of cat bites. Mostly there is no complications, but sometimes the next day you can have…

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    Vermont is the state with the highest percentage of pet owners.

    Jan 21 2013

    From the AVMA Pet Health SmartBrief:   Vermont goes to the dogs (and cats) Saturday January 19, 2013 DAWSON RASPUZZI Staff Writer  BENNINGTON — Virginia is for lovers, Vegas is…

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    Your Pet Choice Shows Your Politics!

    Jan 18 2013

    STUDY: Republicans Are Dog People, While Democrats Prefer Cats Lucas Kawa | Jan. 16, 2013, 6:31 PM Bo Obama, the First Canine Republicans and Democrats tend to disagree about everything,…

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    Ice Melting Products Can Injure Pets

    Jan 15 2013

    Ice Melting Products Can Injure Pets From the AVMA Pet Health SmartBrief SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – During cold winter months, our pets can come into close contact with a variety…

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    Purina, Milo’s Kitchen Pulling Some Dog Treats

    Jan 11 2013

    Purina, Milo’s Kitchen pulling some dog treats January 9, 2013 04:30 PM EST | NEW YORK — Two makers of pet treats are pulling products from the market because they…

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    Song Birds Learn Their Songs During Sleep

    Jan 08 2013

    In conjunction with the previous post about song birds, a study about birds learning songs while they sleep.   Songbirds Learn Their Songs During Sleep June 20, 2010 — When…

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    How Do Song Birds Sing?

    Jan 08 2013

    How Do Songbirds Sing? In 3-D! Jan. 8, 2013 — The question ‘How do songbirds sing?’ is addressed in a study published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Biology.…

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    Be More Like Your Dog

    Jan 07 2013

    Maybe we could learn something from our dogs. They always greet us enthusiastically even if we were only gone for a few minutes. They love us without reservation. There is…

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    Chicken Warns Family About Fire – Saves Them

    Jan 02 2013

    I guess this chicken was channeling “Chicken Little” (of the ‘sky is falling fame’). Chickens are actually very intelligent animals and do make great companion pets. I know most people…