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16 August, 2018

The Science of Cuteness: Why People Can’t Resist Cute Puppies

Cute puppies, you either love them, crave them or adore them, right? No matter who you are, how old you are, where you live or the language you speak, pictures of cute puppy dogs always provoke the same response. Ready, set, Awwwwwww! It doesn’t need to be National Puppy Day for a little puppy appreciation. Keep reading to discover the …

16 August, 2018

Brachycephalic Syndrome: A Look Inside a Pug Skull!

Do you have a flat-faced or snub-nosed dog or cat, or thinking about getting one? Get to know a little about Brachycephalic Syndrome. In short, for dog and cat breeds with these features, it can affect their ability to breathe. If symptoms are not picked up and managed, the outcome can be fatal. To learn more about what this syndrome …

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15 August, 2018

Inside Look into Value Vet: An Affordable Pet Care Service

If you’re located in Tennessee, Georgia or Virginia, and looking for friendly, affordable veterinary care, Value Vet may be just what you’re looking for. This family-owned veterinary business prides itself on first-rate facilities, service with a smile, and happy pets! Table of Contents What is Value Vet Afforable Pet Care?From Dogs to Horses! Services Offered at Value VetCheap Vets Near …

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15 August, 2018

The Original Cheshire Cat: The British Shorthair Cat Breed

The British Shorthair is a refined, reserved, and undemanding cat that is just so… British. You may be familiar with this breed of cat from Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland or Shrek. The Cheshire Cat and Puss in Boots were both famously British Shorthairs. This breed of cat is dignified but easy going. They are dog-friendly cats that don’t mind well-behaved …

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15 August, 2018

Can Dogs Get Pimples? Dog Acne Causes, Treatment, and More!

  Dog Acne is as real a problem for adolescent doggies as it is for human teens. The upside is that it does not bother dogs as much as it does teens, and it is really only present until they reach adulthood. Of course, that’s not nearly as long a time as it is in their human counterparts. Table of …

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15 August, 2018

Southwest Airlines Restricts ESAs to Only Dogs and Cats

Announced Tuesday, August 14th, Southwest Airlines placed a new restriction on their emotional support animal policy that inhibits exotic, non-cat/dog ESAs from traveling in the air. That’s right. Beginning September 17th, you will no longer be allowed to bring aboard your emotional support snake, kangaroo, horse, or any other animal that is not a cat or dog. Southwest follows suit of …