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Annual Vaccinations

Should all dogs and cats receive booster vaccinations every year for their whole lives? I have heard people talking about so-called titre tests that vets can do to determine if a pet really needs a booster vaccination. Are these readily ...

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Traveling Requirements

If you are planning to travel with your pet by plane, make sure you take your best friend in a travel crate that complies to the following requirements: Accepted materials for construction of travel boxes: Fibre Glass Metal Rigid Plastic ...

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Essential Amino Acids

The truth is dogs and cats do not need any protein in a healthy state at all. What they do need is the building blocks of protein. Even if animals ingested their exact daily requirements of protein, their alimentary tract ...

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April is AnimalTalk’s National Pet Month

During the month of April, Animaltalk magazine is putting the spotlight on responsible pet ownership and issues regarding the welfare of pets. Please support National Pet Month by using our click-to-feed campaign! Before you make the decision to become a pet owner, ...

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Breed profile: The Devon Rex

Natural mutation The first Devon Rex arose out of a completely natural mutation. In 1960, Miss Beryl Cox witnessed the birth of the first of this breed in the English county of Devon. The mother was a normal-coated stray who ...

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Nine ways to keep the peace between cats

So you want a second cat, but you are a little worried about the possibility of having cat fights in your home. More than one cat in a home may lead to jealousy and stress, but there are ways to ...

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Diabetes in pets

Diabetes in pets can be controlled through veterinary care and by following a strict diet, much like humans need. The causes and resultant symptoms of diabetes are similar, although not the same, in humans and pets. Dogs usually have type 1 ...

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Dealing with a cat bite

Cats have sharp teeth and will bite when upset. Statistics show that up to 80% of cat bite wounds become infected. This is because cats have sharp, needle-like teeth that can cause deep puncture wounds which are not always easy ...

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Food for older cats

Dietary proteins are needed to help maintain muscle mass and a good immune system to fight infections. It is therefore imperative that a senior cat’s diet contains a high percentage of a good quality protein that is easy to digest. ...

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Wildcats

A subspecies of the wildcat, the European wildcat is found across Europe and in some parts of Asia Minor. They resemble domestic cats and are closely related to the African wildcat, the Asian wildcat and the Chinese Mountain cat. Genetic ...

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52 happy mondays from Montego

Montego Pet Nutrition is celebrating the launch of their new packaging with a promotion to brighten anyone’s day – especially their Mondays! Montego will be delivering 52 Happy Mondays to one loyal consumer, who stands in line to win 52 ...

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