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Inflation for pet expenses grew at twice the rate of other consumer products last year

Pet owners are feeling inflationary pressures more than non-pet owners. eTailPet examined the causes and how pet owners are dealing with rising costs.  
Cats with diabetes have a needle-free treatment option

(BPT) - Approximately 600 thousand cats in the U.S. will be diagnosed with diabetes in their lifetime. A simple way to remember the signs of feline diabetes is to think MEOW:More drinking and …

5 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe from Warm Weather Hazards

(Family Features) Enjoying the great outdoors is a common pastime for many, and that includes those with furry companions. To help keep your pets safe and enjoy all the season has to offer, consider these tips.

Keep Pets' Health Top-of-Mind This Back-To-School Season

(Family Features) With kids back in school, many families experience a dramatic shift in their daily routines, and, for some pets, this sudden change in routine can impact their overall well-being.
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Breeders meet with sheriff over illegal activity

Legitimate breeders on board with cleaning up black market mills BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY - Four area licensed breeders joined six law enforcement officers Thursday evening to talk …

P.A.W. hopes to break ground on new shelter this summer

Anonymous benefactor pushes fundraising campaign ahead of schedule on $5 million center BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON - A large benefactor has put a $5 …

Attempt to save a baby fox - Empty Nest by Curt Swarm

Lorrilee McCall-Miller heard something outside their door as she was getting ready for bed.  It sounded like a baby crying.  She opened the door and looked.  There was a baby fox, a kit, looking …

4 Ways to Keep Your Cat's Cool in Check
(Family Features) Cat lovers know that cats are cool - sometimes too cool. They can be hard to impress, and snuggles might have to be on their terms.
6 Tips for Traveling with Your Furry Friend
(Family Features) Because traveling with your furry friend requires additional planning to ensure it's a safe, comfortable experience for everyone, consider these tips. 
The major US cities with the most animal lovers
Which city loves animals the most? Stacker calculated which major metro areas have the highest share of pet owners using data from the Census Bureau.
How your dog's nutritional needs change as they age
Ollie curated a guide to help you understand your dog's nutritional needs at different stages of life, consulting with veterinary experts and using leading pet health resources.
6 tips to enjoy stress-free summer travel with pets
(BPT) - Mars, Incorporated and its family of brands for people and pets is in the business of helping create long-term happiness for you and your furry friends. From packing your pet’s favorite …

5 Tips for Keeping Pets Pest-Free

(Family Features) Though prevention is the best approach, treatment is sometimes required. Consider these tips to help prevent parasites in your pets.

The Paw-tential Benefits of Canine Colleagues at Work

(Family Features) Check out these stats to see the "paw-tential" benefits of welcoming canine colleagues into the workplace.