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Petco Announces Top Hero Dogs

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These helping heroes safeguard our military, rescue people impacted by disasters, give independence, comfort the sick, and help children learn to read. The Petco Foundation has invested more than $10 million to support this life-changing work. Throughout the campaign, the Petco Foundation will share stories about the transformative impact these animals have …

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California First State to Ban Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs in Pet Stores

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  Local and national animal welfare organizations today commend CA Governor Jerry Brown for signing into law legislation that will prevent the sale of commercially raised dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores across the state of California. The law also encourages partnerships that promote the adoption of homeless pets. Authored by Assembly …

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Tips for Digestive Health from a Vet

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Pets can suffer from situational stomach irregularities just like their humans. “The balance of our pet’s digestive system can be upset by many different factors – such as diet changes, stress, and medication,” says Jim Lowe, DVM, technical services veterinarian for Tomlyn pet health products. Loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, …

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Service Dogs Get FREE Health Screening

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MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets is providing complimentary eye exams the entire month of May to service dogs during the 10th Annual ACVO®/StokesRx™ National Service Dog Eye Exam Event. Four of MedVet’s medical centers are providing these screenings – Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton, Ohio plus Lexington, Kentucky. These …

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Surf Dog Helps Veterans Combat PTSD

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Surf Dog Ricochet’s Waves of Empowerment is a collaborative, all-inclusive mentorship and comradeship program made up of military and civilian volunteers. It focuses on the human-canine bond while creating unique surfing and empowerment building activities that unite kids with special needs, people with disabilities, wounded warriors and military with PTSD. …

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Nominate Your Vet for Petplan’s Veterinary Excellence Award

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Behind every well-loved pet, there’s a praise-worthy vet. Petplan pet insurance is celebrating best-in-show veterinarians by accepting nominations for its 2018 Veterinary Excellence Awards. As the name implies, the awards recognize excellence in the field of pet health and celebrate outstanding veterinary professionals from across North America who make it …

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Dog Easter Egg Hunt: How To

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Who says Easter isn’t also for doggies!? If you’re missing out on seeing the joy on a child’s face on Easter morning, create the same day for your dog! He will be so excited to hunt around your home searching for new treats and toys!   Dog Easter Egg Hunt: …

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