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Can Grass Kill Your Dog?

Grass seems like such a harmless, integral part of nature that appears to dogs, cats, and humans alike. Yet, there can be negative health associated with contact with or consumption of grass. Learn more about grass and your pet’s health via my contributions to this article for PetMD: Can Grass Kill Your Dog? When it […]

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Honest Kitchen Blog: Honest Kitchen’s Pet Holiday Gift Guide 2015

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Should you get your pet any gifts this holiday season? Personally, I am more of a fan of taking the money one would spend on gifts that a pet may not truly need and instead investing it in veterinary care or training. Learn about my top suggestions for pet winter holiday gift giving via Honest […]

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Weight Management for the Overweight and Obese Pet

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  You may not be aware, but pet obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S.  In 2014, the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP)conducted it’s annual National Pet Obesity Awareness Day Survey by partnering with veterinarians and establishing that 52.7 percent of dogs and 57.9 percent of cats are overweight or obese. That’s nearly nearly […]

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Tips to Protect Your Dog As the Seasons Change

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Make Pet Safety a Priority This Fall Fall is my favorite season, as I always look forward to cooler temperatures, changing leaf colors, and the sense that Southern California might actually get some rain sometime soon. Having grown up in New Jersey, my perspective of fall is very East Coast traditional.  Now that I am […]

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What We Do When There Are Tumors On the Inside and On the Outside

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Before Cardiff became sick with his cancer reoccurrence, a plan to address several superficial skin masses that had gradually developed on the surface of Cardiff’s skin was in the works.   Despite the fact that his teeth appeared quite clean from my nightly brushing endeavors, my plan was to anesthetize him for a dental cleaning […]

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