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Cancer in Dogs: Early Signs and Breeds as Risk

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Cancer in Dogs: Early Signs and Breeds as Risk

Cancer in Dogs As in humans and many animals, cancer is possible for your canine companion.  It starts with cell development going wrong, and often a healthy immune system can detect and eliminate these cells right away.  Make sure to feed your pup a healthy diet, always offer clean water, make sure they can get regular exercise, and ask your vet about supplements that can help.  Some veterinary companies offer over the counter supplements for general wellness, and mushroom complexes can be a good place to start. What to Watch For As with humans, unexplained weight loss is always something to get checked...

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Monday is National Respect Your Cat Day

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Monday is National Respect Your Cat Day

Celebrating Cat Day We couldn't report on National Puppy Day and then skip this one!  How do you respect your cat?  According to the National Day Calendar, 81% of American cat owners pay respect by petting, 78% by verbal praise, 65% give treats, 62% pick up or hold them, and 16% give their cats gifts. People Really Love their Cats According to the same site, people have been keeping cats as pets for a very long time.  The oldest remains of a cat buried with a person date back 9,500 years in Cypress.  Today there are over 2 million cat...

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National Puppy Day is Coming Up!

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National Puppy Day is Coming Up!

Here's What You Need to Know National Puppy Day is coming up this Wednesday, March 23, 2022.  This day commemorates our love for puppies, and their unconditional love for us!  It is also a reminder to help fight unhealthy dog breeding culture, and to check shelters for possible new pets.  Of the 3.3 million dogs that enter shelters every year according to the ASPCA, many of them come with puppies.   They Learn from their Mom According to many trainers and dog behavior experts, puppies that live with their mothers for enough of their young life learn good manners.  Some problems...

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Pawsome Apps for Pet People Part 2

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Pawsome Apps for Pet People Part 2

Last week we started exploring pet friendly apps in the health and safety category.  Let's see what else we can find! Social Apps BringFido is a great app for when you're traveling, moving to a new area, or just trying to broaden your pup's world.  It helps you find dog friendly businesses like hotels and restaurants.  It can also filter results based on price and dog size, as well as send you alerts about upcoming events. BarkHappy is similar to BringFido, and also has a feature letting you find other dog owners in your area.  This can help you find doggie...

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Pawsome Apps for Dog Lovers: Health and Safety

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Pawsome Apps for Dog Lovers: Health and Safety

Here at Epsilon we are working hard behind the scenes to improve the lives of our customers and their animal companions.  This week we're bringing you info about great apps for dog owners.  Due credit to some sites that have paved the way such as Neater Pets, and The American Kennel Club.   There are so many apps out there!  Let us know if you have a favorite by contacting us!  For this installment we focus on Health and Safety.  Keep an eye on us for more recommendations! Pet First Aid by American Red Cross: This app can help you figure out...

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