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March 27, 2018 - Issue 1931


Ask Your Vet to Run This Test Annually After Age 7

feline hyperthyroidism

March 27, 2018

You can treat it with many natural remedies, but only if caught early. Since it's a common age-related condition that 10 percent of older pets suffer from, you'll want to start checking for it annually at age 7. But quiz your vet about these often misinterpreted results too.

Why You Can’t Nap With a Bulldog

Why You Can’t Nap With a Bulldog

March 27, 2018

This Bulldog is in his happy place, but he's snoring right in his favorite human's ear!

Rat Poison on Marijuana Farms Poses Lethal Threat to Spotted Owls

owls rat poison

March 27, 2018

Rare northern spotted owls are already threatened due to habitat deterioration, but another emerging threat has appeared in the form of anticoagulant rodenticides widely used on marijuana farms in California. A striking number of the birds are being affected by these poisons, likely by eating contaminated prey.