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January 3, 2014 - Issue 493


Declawing: Harmless Procedure to Owners, But Severe Torture to Cats

Declawing

January 3, 2014

For many years, this procedure was performed almost as routinely as spaying or neutering. Today, many owners still believe it's harmless and nearly 1 in 4 American cats have been 'wounded' by this barbaric procedure. If it's so benign, why is it illegal in the EU, Australia, Brazil, and Japan?

Dogs Who Love Water

Dogs Who Love Water

January 3, 2014

Everybody in the pool!

Keep Your Pet Away from Wild Mushrooms

Wild Mushrooms

January 3, 2014

Of the thousands of varieties of mushrooms in North America, only about 100 are toxic to pets. The trick is determining which are poisonous… and not even mushroom experts can tell the difference in every instance.