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A Brief History Nowadays, as a pet owner, you probably want to know everything you can about your dog, but for many people, the process of fully understanding the age of their dog in ‘pet years’ is tough and confusing. It does not need to be though. We are here to clear up the confusion and let you know about how to know the age of your pet in ‘pet years’, as well as much else besides. Digging Deeper The Golden Rule The rule you have probably heard about how to work out your dog’s age in ‘pet years’. The…

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A Brief History On December 29, 1997, the frightening specter of Avian Influenza crossing over the species barrier to affect humans necessitated the killing of about 1.25 million chickens on the island of Hong Kong, accounting for every chicken on the island!  This Hong Kong Avian Flu epidemic had started in the Northern part of Hong Kong, known as the New Territories, and the possibility of spreading to create a medical catastrophe mandated the drastic action of slaughtering the entire population of fowl on the island. Digging Deeper The cross-over of disease from animals to humans creates a nightmare scenario…

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A Brief History Our relationship with our pets has changed significantly over the years. There was a time when pet owners would accept that their pet’s symptoms have become too severe beyond the point of treatment. When the time came, they would accept the stop treatment point and choose to euthanize their pets. Today, many people think of their pets as their own children, and they’d go to extreme measures to treat them. On the other hand, veterinary medicine has also evolved significantly during the years. These changes have played a main role in the improved quality of life our…

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A Brief History Since their domestication several thousand years ago, cats have gone through a few changes in their behavior and anatomy throughout the years.  In the earliest centuries, cats were wild, yet attracted to human settlements. They were later domesticated as pets, and the development of cat breeds appeared in the mid-19th century. This date in history is important to many of us, who now consider this fluffy pet an important family member.  Whether you are considering bringing a new cat home or you already own one, accommodating to your pet’s needs and organizing a safe space for them…

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A Brief History Nowadays, it seems that humans rarely agree on anything, and we are constantly divided and somehow find a million reasons to argue about pretty much everything. If there is one thing most people agree on, though, it is dogs. How can you not love them? Their loyalty and unconditional love towards their owners is unlike any you could ever experience –– even a parent’s affection is conditional for the most part. You are their whole world, and if you feed and love them, they will never stop caring as long as they live. There is a reason…

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