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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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Obedience training can keep your puppy off Santa’s “naughty list”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It might be cute to watch a puppy chew up a holiday stocking on Christmas morning, but pet owners might want to consider the gift of behavior training to ensure a happy life with their pet, says a Purdue University veterinarian. “Millions of pets are given up to shelters because of […]

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Ten New Year’s resolutions to make your pets happier

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — When drawing up a list of New Year’s resolutions, be sure to include your pets, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here’s her top 10 list of pet related New Year’s resolutions: 1. Spay or neuter your pets, adding more years to their lives […]

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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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