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As we humans face a pandemic of our own, the world’s rabbits face a similar danger (read about Rabbit Hemorrhagic Virus here). A slim saving grace, rabbits kept inside homes have a lower risk … more
REGION — As humans cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, rabbits are dying of their own devastating plague. Highly contagious, Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease, virus type 2 (RHDV2), has mainly been … more
Ownerless cats may look the same, but there is a difference between a stray and a feral cat. A feral cat is one that is born and raised in the wild with little or no human contact. A stray cat is one … more
Everyone is suffering from COVID-hair, including our pets! If you are going to partake in any home grooming of your dog or cat, it is important that you follow a couple key tips. If you are ever in … more
The empty shelves are hard to miss. No, not the ones in the paper products aisle—I mean the pet food.  The canned food Wombat likes isn’t there. Beauregard’s bag … more
(NORTH AMERICAN PRECIS SYNDICATE, INC.) — The lives of nearly 733,000 cats and dogs could be saved with the help of caring humans and an innovative web-based platform introduced recently by … more
In the past few weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has flooded newsfeeds and shaken the world’s economy. We are seeing the continued ripple effects of the virus as it spreads here in the United … more
Animals age much faster than people do; because of that, their joints can certainly sustain some severe damages and stresses. One of the many struggles with the aging process is that the mind is … more
Inappropriate ingestion of marijuana in animals is becoming a more common occurrence in veterinary medicine. With the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in some states, plus the … more
During the holidays, pet parents and house guests appear more susceptible to the alluring look on the face of the family cat or dog as they gaze at your leftovers. All too often, people try … more
It is Friday night and your dog comes in from its evening walk, and all of a sudden your dog is limping on its back right leg. You take a closer look, thinking maybe something is stuck in its pads. … more
Nearly two weeks ago, there was a stray kitten that had tested positive for rabies after biting its foster owner in Sullivan County, NY. Rabies is a devastating viral disease that affects mammals, … more
Emergencies are serious, unexpected and often dangerous situations that require immediate attention. When a pet becomes ill, pet owners are rarely prepared. The possibility is certainly something … more
My only experience with pet rats was when my uncle would bring his furry friends along for holiday visits. I was amazed watching the rats climb on his arm or perch on … more
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