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New Study Reports Fewer Homeless Dogs

This month, researchers at the College of Veterinary Medicine for Mississippi State University (MSU) revealed that the availability of dogs in animal shelters is at …

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Iqaluit Trip Contest Winner

In the February/March issue of Animal Wellness Magazine (AW), First Air, Frobisher Inn, Arctic Adventures and Redstone Media Group joined together to offer an incredible …

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Tips to Prevent Doggie Dehydration

Fun in the sun with your four-legged friend is one of life’s greatest pleasures. But it can be a recipe for disaster if you’re unprepared …

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5 ways you can reduce the feral cat population

Overpopulation of stray and feral cats is a problem in many communities. During the spring, otherwise known as “kitten season”, unwanted litters of kittens are …

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How one man is making a difference this “kitten” season

Feeding local birds is a common pastime for senior citizens. But 76-year-old Willie Ortiz of Hartford, Connecticut is breaking away from tradition by feeding stray …

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How to celebrate Earth Day with your pets

Every year on Earth Day, our ongoing quest to “go green” makes its way to the forefront of our minds. In the past decade, eco-conscious …

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It’s Tick Season — here’s how to prepare

April showers bring May flowers… and ticks. Experts are warning about the re-emergence of blacklegged ticks, otherwise known as deer ticks. As the snow melts …

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Toronto collar ban revoked

It’s been less than a month since the Toronto bylaw banned pet owners from using pronged collars, choke chains and similar devices (see original post …

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Microchipping Miracle: a modern “Homeward Bound” story

Four years ago in California, BooBoo the cat went missing. This week, he was found… in a different country. Traversing 3,000 kilometers, several states and …

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Canadian Veterinary Medical Association says declawing cats is “unacceptable”

Declawing cats is just like having your fingernails cut, right? Wrong! Cats’ claws grow directly from the last bone of the toe, meaning the entire …

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