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December 7, 2022

The Deadly Dog-Walking Hazards No One Expects to Find
A dog collapsed unexpectedly while on a walk with his owner, and in another incident, more than 14 dogs became sick - and one died - after consuming treats left behind on a beach. You can't be too careful with your dog's safety - be aware of these hidden hazards outdoors, and in your own home.

Scared, Bullied Senior Dog Finds a Home
An older dog that local kids had bullied was too terrified to respond to his rescuers.


December 6, 2022

Cats and Milk: A Wives’ Tale or Good Practice?
Since the 19th century, artists have drawn cats drinking from bowls of milk, but is it a good idea in real life? Should you give your kitty milk, even if she enjoys it? Here is what you need to know about a myth that just won't go away - feeding cow's milk to cats.

Cop Makes Sure Duck Family Makes It Home
Crossing streets and train tracks, a kind cop protected a duck family all the way home.


December 5, 2022

Why Your Pet's 'Stinky Dog' Smell Won't Go Away
If your dog has a persistent unpleasant or strong smell, he may have an issue with his skin. More common in dogs with unbalanced immune systems, this opportunistic infection can grow uncontrollably. Know the signs of infection and the No. 1 treatment to control it.

Can You Feed Quinoa to Your Pet?
Cultivated since ancient times, this food has become a worldwide sensation thanks to its nutrients. But can your pet benefit from it, too? Read here to learn if it's good for your pet.


December 4, 2022

8 Quick Fixes for Everyday Emergencies
Did you know that not every minor injury or illness requires a trip to the veterinarian? With the right tools on hand, you can help your pet overcome digestive issues, a low blood sugar attack, cuts and scrapes, bee stings, nail injuries and even the occasion when she ingests something she shouldn't.

New Kittens Help Pit Bull Recover From a Broken Heart
When a couple adopted a sweet pit bull, he was eager to befriend their two older cats.


December 3, 2022

Bringing the Gift of Integrative Care Into the Home
What's even better than a local veterinary clinic that provides alternative modalities such as acupuncture, Chinese medicine and laser therapy? House calls! That's what our newest Game Changer, Dr. Peggy LaCombe, is doing - giving her patients the gift of in-home integrative care.

Lost, Freezing Dog Is Carried 6 Miles Down a Mountain
Hikers put a coat on this lost, freezing dog, then carried it 6 miles down a mountain.


December 2, 2022

The Unique Personality Traits of Ultra-Smart Dogs
People who are more skillful at solving problems tend to also be more playful. Could that be true for 'genius dogs' too? This group of researchers decided to put smart dogs to the test to see how their personalities compare to those of other dogs.

Antisocial Cat Becomes 'Dad' to a Playful Kitten
Left behind by his owners at an apartment building, Phoenix lived on his own for a year.


December 1, 2022

Penguin in Boots: A Renewed Lease on Life
Birds are susceptible to a degenerative foot condition called bumblefoot, and if not treated, can lead to system-wide infection and ultimately, death. The care specialists at San Diego Zoo hopped into action when they diagnosed the condition in Lucus, an African penguin, resulting in a heartwarming outcome.

'Dog Person's' View of Cats Has Completely Changed
A dog person, Andrea was never into cats until she met Paquito. Now she's obsessed!