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10 Facts About Canine Epilepsy Revealed

Monday, March 18th, 2019

People have a lot in common with dogs – the ability to express emotions, social behaviors, personal preferences — as well as over 80 percent of our DNA. Both species experience many similar diseases, including epilepsy.

How accurate are dog-activity trackers?

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

There are countless gadgets available these days for people to track everything from our heart rate to our stress levels. So perhaps it’s no surprise that there also are quite a few products that now claim to similarly monitor your dog’s activity and health, including tracking what your pet is up to all day at home while you’re at work.

Cooking Up Trouble: Common Home Cooking Mistakes

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Creating and maintaining a nutritionally complete home-cooked diet can be challenging and many pet owners inadvertently make mistakes that could lead to their pet not getting adequate nutrition. If you choose to feed your pet a homemade diet, it is important to watch out for these common errors.

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Groundhogs

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, shares the dirt on these important enormous, whistling, burrowing squirrels While many Americans would recognize famed Punxsutawney Phil as a groundhog, they may… Read More