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Tucker

TUCKER After seeing a video of a blue nosed pit bull puppy posted in the Facebook page of CARES (Center for Animal Rescue and Education in Solano), a kind and compassionate woman Corinne contacted the rescue group and offered to foster Tucker on August 2015. Tucker was taken from an unfit family by a Bay Area shelter, found severely neglected and needed an urgent
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Bella’s Journey

Bella’s Journey Therapeutic plasma exchange has made headway in veterinary medicine over the past few years as a state-of-the-art blood purification procedure, joining the ranks of hemodialysis and hemoperfusion. See how this newer process saved Bella, a 5-year-old pit bull with immune-mediated hemolytic anemia. “Case of the Month” – February 2017 Bella, a 5-year-old female pit bull terrier, was acting lethargic a few months
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How to Handle Pet Separation Anxiety

Jordan Walker wants to help pet owners in many ways. Hence, he decided to share his passion for animals by writing regularly for Coops and Cages and other blogs. In this article, he shares some tips on how to handle pet separation anxiety. If your pet appears worried whenever you reach for the door, ruins stuff when you head out of the house, goes insane when
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Dog Lovers, Furry Friends Fight Cancer with Bark For Life

Dog Lovers, Furry Friends Fight Cancer with Bark For Life Event is part of American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement Benicia, CA – SATURDAY May 20, 2017 – Families and their furry friends will celebrate the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer patients at the American Cancer Society Bark For Life event on May 20, 2017 at First Street Green in Benicia,
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Dog Insurance Protects Pets and Budgets

By Mark R Gittelman Dog insurance coverage is a hard thing to spend money on. You may feel like taking a chance that your pet may never need medical care. Before you make your final decision on this subject you owe it to your family to investigate veterinary pet insurance. Although dog insurance is something that has been on the market for about two
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Logical Reasons Why One Should Adopt Instead of Buying a Pet

By Radhika Dadhich We all hear of the noble cause of adopting an animal. Have you recently decided to bring home a new pet? Then, you must have browsed the Internet for the best breed and the best shop to but the pet from. Ever wondered if adopting a pet could be a better option for you? Have a read: Adopted Pets Cost Less:
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How to Help Stray Animals

At Best Friends Animal Society, we care for thousands of animals each year. Many are dogs and cats who were separated from their families somehow and were brought to a shelter, where they remained unclaimed. Cats and dogs can become lost quickly for a variety of reasons, and even the most careful, thoughtful pet lovers can lose track of their pets. Cats are especially prone
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Stop Animal Abuse

It is a tragic reality that many dogs and cats around the world are suffering from cruelty and abuse. In becoming involved with a humane organization, I have come to realize how deeply spread animal abuse is. Cats in particular, have been the subjects of especially unjustified cruelty over the centuries. This cruelty unfortunately is worldwide and is still taking place today. The problems
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Canine Influenza: Pet Owners’ Guide

By AVMA Canine influenza (CI, or dog flu) in the U.S. is caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), an influenza A virus. It  is highly contagious and easily spread from infected dogs to other dogs through direct contact, nasal secretions (through barking, coughing or sneezing), contaminated objects (kennel surfaces, food and water bowls, collars and leashes), and by people moving between infected and
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Celebrating Another Milestone

It’s been a big year for big anniversaries. December 1st kicks off the 20th year of the wildly popular Meyer Outlet Sale, when the cookware kings open their doors to the public to shop for incredible bargains right from the warehouse. They’ve been wonderful friends to the Humane Society of the North Bay, where we’ve been celebrating our 30th anniversary, by matching up to
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