Common Eye Infections in Cats

Have you ever wondered why cats’ eyes are so unique? Instead of having circular pupils like humans, dogs, and many other animals, they have vertical pupils shaped like slits. When a cat becomes excited or is ready to pounce, its pupils become large and round. Cats also have an inner…

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Pet Owner’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to think about the future and positive changes we want to make for ourselves and our family – pets included. This year, consider making your New Year’s resolutions with your furry companion in mind. The following New Year’s resolution ideas are…

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Ask Dr. Jenn: Facts about Santa's Reindeer

Reindeer are a species of deer that live in the colder climates of the arctic tundra and surrounding boreal forests. They can be found in Russia, Scandinavia, Greenland, Canada, Alaska, and the North Pole. Some live in the wild and migrate thousands of miles every year; others are domesticated and…

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Pet obesity rate and tracking affected by pandemic

Quarantine 15. COVID 15. Whatever the term used, some people emerged from the initial pandemic lockdowns in 2020 having put on weight, due to lower activity, overeating to alleviate stress or boredom, or all of the above. As of late 2020, U.S. pet owners were reporting they saw similar weight…

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Are You Ready To Foster a Pet in Your Home?

If you’re thinking of fostering a dog or cat, you’re about to embark on one of the most rewarding journeys of your life. But first, you need to make sure you’re up for all the challenges that come along with fostering a needy dog or cat. Are You Ready to…

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Ask Dr. Jenn: Pet Food Recalls

Pet food recalls can be scary. You do all you can to keep your furry family member healthy only to find out his food may make him sick. However, for the most part, recalls are a good thing. They show us that our pets’ food is being closely monitored to…

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Ask Dr. Jenn: Does my Dog have Dementia?

First, good for you for managing your aging dog’s arthritis pain and recognizing her behavior change. Aging can create pain, confusion, and anxiety in our pets, but they often hide it. It takes an attentive pet parent to pick up on the cues our pets give us. What you are…

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Petfood Forum 2021 another sign of industry’s resilience

If the U.S. pet industry were a country, its US$100 billion in 2020 sales would make it the 65th largest economy in the world, said Michael Johnson, CEO of Finn Cady, during a Petfood Forum 2021 presentation on September 23 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Johnson’s presentation and main message…

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