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Go Green with Your Pet This Spring

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Are you doing any spring cleaning?  If so, have you taken your pet’s health and safety into consideration before you start spraying, scrubbing, and rinsing?  Chemical agents used in cleaners can cause short and long term toxicity for our pets. Learn more in this article for PetSafe: Go Green with Your Pet This Spring. (Click the hyperlinked […]

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Can Your Pet Get SARS?

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Can Your Pet Get SARS? I’m fascinated with public health, especially the correlations between infectious organisms that can potentially affect both people and pets. Therefore, I’ve been following a compelling news stream about human fatalities associated with a SARS-like virus. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, […]

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The Health Benefits Pumpkin Provides for Our Pets

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This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. Last year, for my 2011 petMD Daily VetThanksgiving column (see Wishbones, Candles, and Schedule Changes Pose Thanksgiving Pet Dangers), I wrote about Thanksgiving pet safety. This year, I’m taking a different route to discuss the health benefits of one of the most ubiquitous Thanksgiving Day foods: […]

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Pet Food Ingredients: The Questionable

This article originally appeared on my ongoing series of articles for Flexcin International, Inc as Pet Food Labels: Questionable Pet Food Ingredients As part of our “Reading Pet Food Labels” series, we covered the basics along with the ‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ ingredients. Now it’s time to cover the ‘Questionable’ ingredients you may find in your pet’s food or treats. The questionable nature of these […]

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Pet Food Ingredients: The Good

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This article originally appeared on my blog for Flexcin International, Inc as Pet Food Labels: Good Ingredients- Proteins, Grains, Vegetables, Vitamins Do you read the labels on your pet’s food and treats? You should! Understanding what is actually in your pet’s food is important to ensure your pet is receiving proper nutrition. The FDA regulates all commercially […]

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