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Dr. Patrick Mahaney Talks Pet Allergies on DogCastRadio

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Does your pet suffer from allergies of the eyes, respiratory or digestive tract, skin, or other body system? Allergies are quite common and are great imitators for other ailments, so it’s important that suspect pet allergies are brought to the attention of your veterinarian. Living in southern California, I see allergies in my canine and […]

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Embrace Pet Insurance Podcast: Pet Poisoning Risks

Are you aware of the risks for poisoning your pets face from simply living their day-to-day lives in and around your home? One very common concerning toxicity is Xylitol, which is found in sugarless products for humans (even some peanut butters marketed toward diabetic patients) and animals (toothpastes, etc.). In this month’s Pet Place Podcast, […]

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Wildfire Safety and Preparedness for Your Pet

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This article originally appeared on PetMD as Wildfire Safety and Preparedness for Your Pet. Living in southern California, there are many natural disasters we Golden State dwellers face on a seemingly year-round basis, including wildfires, mudslides, and earthquakes. Events where nature one-ups man can occur randomly or may have a seasonal pattern to their destructive […]

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8 Ways To Make Your Pet Less Lonely

Are you concerned about your pet’s behavioral well being when you are absent from your home? Some pets aren’t comfortable being by themselves despite being in safe confines of their own home. As a result, separation anxiety and a host of abnormal behaviors and health problems can ensue. Learn more via my veterinary expert guest […]

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Do Some Breeds Age “Faster” Than Others?

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At what age is your pet considered to be senior?  There is no simple answer for every cat and dog, but the general principle practiced by many veterinarians (including myself) is that pets having achieved seven years of age have entered the senior phase of their lives. The conventional perspective that one pet year equals […]

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