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Recent Headlines

Wednesday 01/21/2015
Fascinating felines: The surprising truths about 5 common cat myths
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 3:30 am

(BPT) - Americans’ love affair with pets continues to grow with approximately 69 million households owning a pet, according to American Veterinary Medical Association. In fact, pet ownership has tripled since the 1970s, and today there are 74.1 million owned cats alone. Felines are great companion animals, but there is still a surprising amount of widely accepted misinformation about cats – and it’s causing a multitude of issues.

Tips for determining pet food quality
Updated: January 25, 2015 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Because pets are such beloved members of the family, it isn’t a surprise that pet parents want what is right for the health of their furry friends. In fact, nearly four out of five pet owners say they choose a pet food based on how nutritious or how healthy they think it will be for their pet, while only 10 percent say they make a selection based on how their pets may like the taste, according to the Buying & Choosing Pet Food survey recently conducted by PetMD and Pet360.

Tuesday 01/13/2015
Winston Deserves An Active Life!
Updated: January 14, 2015 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—There’s good news for pet parents looking for a way to soothe their pet’s aches and pains. For over 20 years, pet parents have relied on ArthriSoothe-Gold Advanced Joint Formula to help keep their pets healthy and active. But NaturVet has taken ArthriSoothe-Gold to the next level by conducting a double-blind, clinical trial to ensure pet parents that ArthriSoothe-Gold is the best solution for their pet.

Thursday 01/08/2015
Live and let live: Americans favor a kinder approach for managing cat populations
Updated: January 15, 2015 - 3:31 am

(BPT) - Shocking statistics show that nearly three-quarters of the cats who enter our nation’s animal shelters each year, most of whom are free-roaming and un-owned, are killed. Fortunately, Americans’ love of animals doesn’t end with the pets that live in their homes; their care extends to the millions of cats who do not have owners and simply live throughout towns and cities. Across the country a growing number of communities are adopting humane ways to manage these populations and reduce the number killed in shelters.

Thursday 12/18/2014
German shepherds to gerbils: How to choose the best pet for your family
Updated: December 25, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Whether a loyal pal like Lassie is what you’re looking for, or a Garfield–like couch potato is more your speed, a pet can make a wonderful addition to your family. But there is more to choosing a new pet than simply falling in love with a cute face. Making an informed and well-researched decision can lead to a happy home life for both you and your pet.

Tuesday 12/09/2014
Supporting Your Pet's Liver Health
Updated: December 10, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Many may be surprised to learn that a disease commonly associated with humans can also put your dog or cat at risk. Fortunately, there are management options.

Thursday 12/04/2014
Give Your Dog Comfort And Security
Updated: December 05, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—At holiday time or any time you and your family are busy, it’s important to remember that pets can get stressed out, especially if they spend a lot more time alone than normal.

Thursday 11/06/2014
A New Kind Of Love Story
Updated: November 07, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Your adopted pet could be named in an upcoming novel, thanks to a unique contest.