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Senior pets need special care during their golden years

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Pets are living longer thanks to better veterinary care, and just like humans, these aging cats and dogs need special care, says a Purdue University veterinarian. “Improvements in veterinary care, diagnostics and earlier intervention make it possible for us to enjoy our pets longer, but key to that enjoyment is helping […]

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Veterinarian offers top 10 Christmas gifts for pets

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As you shop for Christmas gifts for your pets or for pet owners, keep the pet’s health in mind, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here are her top 10 holiday gift ideas for pets: 1. Chew toys. Chew toys prevent pets from chewing […]

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Good dental health in pets essential to overall health

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University veterinarian wants people to become more aware of how poor dental care can affect other aspects of their pet’s health, especially since studies show that proper dental care can extend a pet’s life by as much as five years. In February, several veterinary groups, including the American Veterinary […]

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 October 2020