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How to save a baby bird you found out of its nest

How to Save a Baby Bird and how to know when to leave it be. -By Shon Arieh-Lerer and Anne Marie Lindemann Slate.com Felix, Berthold, and Felix II are the names I gave the three baby birds that I’ve attempted to save at different points in...

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A Royal Report

A Royal Report Here is our annual newsletter!  You'll find great information about news pertaining to ARAC, as well as tips on how to keep your pet healthy! Click the arrows to the left or right to continue on to the next page of the...

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Pet Poison Hotline

Pet Poison Hotline If you have questions about what it poisonous to your dog or cat, or your animal has ingested something and you are worried. Here is an important website to visit - for a comprehensive list of Pet Poisons & Toxins for Dogs and...

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Dateline: NEW YORK CITY

Dateline: NEW YORK CITY BREAKING NEWS! Pup reporter Madison Murray is on the case in New York City.  Did you ever wonder what it‛s like being a dog in NYC? Well, I am a dog in NYC! Instead of "Sex in the City", it's "Puppy Paws in the City"! Let‛s talk...

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News from CAT: Fat Cats Aren’t Healthy Cats

News from CAT: Fat Cats Aren't Healthy Cats My family and friends asked me recently why my two cats have sagging fat belly pouches? What am I doing wrong to cause my own cats to look like that? My answer was: "I don't know". Recently I attended two...

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Dogs, Cats Caught in Obesity Epidemic

Dogs, cats caught in obesity epidemic Garfield is not the only fat cat around. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, more than 50 percent of the nation's cats and dogs are overweight. And just as concerning, more than 90 percent of their...

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Human Meds Trigger Calls to Pet Poison Hotlines

Human Meds Trigger Calls to Pet Poison Hotlines By SUE MANNING, Associated Press – Fri Jan 28, 4:13 pm ET LOS ANGELES – Human medications including dropped pills sickened more pets in the United States last year than any other toxin. It's...

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Faux – A Different Kind of Volunteer

It was 14 years ago on March 17 that a marvelous litter of Australian Shepherds was born in our neighborhood. Six weeks later while walking my cantankerous Border Collie Chauncey, I saw the litter and immediately spotted one out of the dozen...

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Cat Litter Box Choices

Your cat's nose knows.  It's time for humans to learn.  Published with Permission, "Cat Fancy" Magazine As told to Marty Becker, DVM, and Janice Willard, DVM  Let me give you humans a glimpse of the average cat john (or “powder room,” for...

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Things I must remember as a dog

The garbage collector is not stealing our stuff. I do not need to suddenly stand straight up when I'm lying under the coffee table.  I will not roll my toys behind the fridge, behind the sofa or under the bed.  I must shake the rainwater out...

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How Much Do Cats Sleep?

How Much Do Cats Sleep? If you’ve spent any time with cats, you’ve probably noticed that they spend a lot of quality time snoozing. In fact, cats sleep anywhere from 13 to 16 hours per day. In other words, your friendly companion feline...

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