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    Preservatives in Pet Food

    Sep 06 2011

    The main energy sources in pet foods are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. All of these ingredients must be preserved against spoilage from organisms such as bacteria and molds, and from spoilage by…

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    Five signs that your animal might be in pain

    Sep 06 2011

    In a world of ‘kill or be killed', even predatory animals have evolved to hide signs of pain. This sometimes makes it very difficult for us to tell when our furry or feathered companions are in…

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    Rabies as a human health threat

    Sep 06 2011

    In August 2010, the Peruvian Health Ministry reported an outbreak of rabies in humans caused by bites from vampire bats. Vampire bats normally feed on blood from livestock or other animals, attacking…

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    Ten Common Dog Myths

    Sep 01 2011

    1. Dogs don't need to be housebroken - they naturally know where to go. If they make a mess in the house, they should be punished. …

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    Chocolate Poisoning

    Apr 01 2011

    With Easter arriving this month, your pet may get into the treats left behind by the Easter Bunny. With their sensitive noses, dogs can easily sniff out chocolate goodies from the best hiding spots!…

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    What's in a pet food label?

    Apr 01 2011

    Pet food labels contain a lot of information, some of which is easily misunderstood. Government regulations dictate the minimum information that will be found on a label, and this information varies…