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Dog’s Nose Print Is Unique

Dog’s Nose Print Is Unique

We all know that fingerprints are unique to each individual human.   Did you know that your dog’s nose print is also unique? Your dog’s nose print can be used as legal identification in case of owner discrepancy. Perhaps best of all, there is no mess and no invasive procedure. Nose printing does not require […]

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Tips On Safe Cat Travel

Tips On Safe Cat Travel

Carol writes, “My daughter is taking her cat by car from New York City to Florida. What does she need to know to make this a smooth trip? Might a sedative be appropriate?” Great questions, Carol, and ones that are frequently asked. You hit on an important point. Sedatives are indicated for any pet who […]

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Warning Signs When Buying A New Puppy

Warning Signs When Buying A New Puppy

I’ve seen it again and again. A new puppy comes in for its first examination, and it’s a train wreck.  A “train wreck” is defined as a patient with so many problems the doctor doesn’t know where to start. Usually there are warning signs a potential new owner should have seen, but sometimes love clouds […]

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Microchips Are Safe During Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Microchips Are Safe During Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Microchip use in dogs and cats is now widespread and growing every day. It is our opinion at MyPetsDoctor.com that every dog and cat have a microchip, simply because we never know when that escape, natural disaster or man-made accident is going to result in our separation from them. Even people who say, “But my […]

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Sit N Stay Pet Cafe

Sit N Stay Pet Cafe

Veterinary techniciansare a very devoted group. It is not unusual for them to work all day at a veterinary hospital, then spend more of their day volunteering to help animals. Or, as in the case of Lauren Hicks, incorporating animal care into a second job. Lauren’s dog has allergies, and rather than purchase hypoallergenic treats, […]

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Dispose Of Unwanted Medicine Properly

Dispose Of Unwanted Medicine Properly

“And, please, Mrs. Jones, give Fluffy the tablets until all are gone.” Everyone who has ever been dispensed medication has heard that admonition. Still, we see pet owners all the time who say, “I had some of Rover’s medicine left over from that cough you treated last year, so I gave it to Harry when […]

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Will There Be Pets In Heaven?

Will There Be Pets In Heaven?

Will there be pets in Heaven?  There are as many answers to this question as there are philosophies, with and without religion. So I don’t anticipate a total resolution of the question today. However, I would like to explore the concept from the philosophy of the ancient Hebrews, God’s Chosen People who were delivered from slavery […]

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FurCode Pet ID Tags

FurCode Pet ID Tags

FurCode was good while it lasted, but, a reader tells us, “It would appear that Furcode.com has gone out of business and PetHub.com purchased their domain. They are offering a free replacement of the old Furcode tag with a PetHub tag but it ends on December 31[, 2017] . Just go to the old Furcode.com […]

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New Breeds Admitted To Westminster Dog Show

New Breeds Admitted To Westminster Dog Show

The 2012 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will open February 13 at Madison Square Garden, hosting six new dog breeds.  American Kennel Club (AKC) authorities have specific rules for allowing new breed entries to competition. Two among them are a substantial number of members of the breed in the United States, and a breed club […]

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