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Pets
 

Should you ‘winterize’ your pet?

The arrival of autumn signals many changes in the household, from switching from salads to soups to pulling sweaters out of storage to changing furnace filters. With pets, however, you may need to think as much about what you d...
 
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Bow wow chow: How to make easy, healthy treats for your dog at home

Sixty-two percent of U.S. households include a pet, and 78.2 million of those pets are dogs, according to the American Pet Products Association’s most recent survey. Dog lovers want good nutrition and flavor to ensure hap...

 
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Working like a dog: Study confirms benefits of bringing pets to work

Harvey is no ordinary canine. The 3-year-old boxer has a full-time job, working almost every day at Greensboro, N.C.-based Replacements, Ltd. “Every morning he’s standing by the front door, waiting to go to work,...
 
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If cats could talk, what would they tell us?

In 2005, a group of French archaeologists discovered the remains of an 8-month-old cat buried with its human owner at a Neolithic site in Cyprus, leading some to believe cats may have been domesticated as far back as 10,000 yea...
 
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Look what the dog dragged in: How routine grooming can keep ticks and fleas at bay this summer

As the weather grows warmer, so grows the abundance of ticks and fleas that can cause havoc for pets and households. Not only are these pesky parasites responsible for spreading Lyme disease and other harmful bacteria, but this...