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What You Need to Know About the Dog Flu Outbreak

Does your pup seem a bit under the weather? A new strain of a canine respiratory virus, H3N2, has been found in more than 30 states, with more than 400 cases reported in Illinois (particularly around Chicago) and more than 1,000 across the Midwest, according to the New York State …

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Are Cats or Dogs Better for Your Health?

Dogs are good for …1. Boosting your mood. More than 80 percent of new owners report feeling happier. 2. Making friends. British researchers found that owners who walk their dogs meet a lot of new people. 3. Losing weight. Dog walkers lose an average of 14 pounds in a year, …

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Drug

Courtesy of Microchips, Inc. By Anne Harding THURSDAY, February 16, 2012 (Health.com) — It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie: A patient visits a doctor’s office and, after a brief surgical procedure, walks away with a microchip under her skin that delivers medication in precisely timed and measured …

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Grumpy Cat Lifetime Movie? Best. News. Ever.

A Holly Jolly Christmas? Don’t count on it. Not content with merely being a successful recording artist, a commercial spokeskitty and a beloved American pop culture icon, Grumpy Cat is about to add another credit to her growing IMDb page: star of her very own holiday special, a live-action Lifetime …

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Is Your Dog A Pessimist?

Quick, what comes to mind when you think of a dog? Chances are you picture a big old grin, tongue hanging out, and a cheerful wag of the tail. But not every pup may fit that happy-go-lucky stereotype. A new study out of the University of Sydney found that some …

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Proof That Cats Are Two

Any cat lover will tell you that even though their furry friend doesn’t care too much about pleasing the likes of her human companions, she can be sweet when she wants to be. Meanwhile those on team dog go as far as insisting cats are untrustworthy, even flat-out wild. Well, a new study suggests they’re …

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Should You Leave the TV or Radio on for Your Pets?

Many pet owners will tell you their bundle of fur is like family. So there’s no shame in feeling just a little guilty when you have to leave yours behind, whether it be for a quick errand or night on the town. (The adorable drooping face and sad eyes don’t …

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Having a Dog Makes You Sexier, Study Says

Calling all single ladies (and fellas): if you’re looking to score a date, your furry friend may be the perfect wingman. That’s right, pets are not only proven to make you happier and healthier, but a recent study shows they may also boost your sex appeal. RELATED: 12 Ways Pets …

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