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Thanksgiving for Your Pet

Heather Neal - Monday, November 19, 2012 - 5:25am

Thanksgiving dinner isn’t just for humans anymore. It turns out that the big meal can be pretty healthy for pets. With little to no extra prep, you can share a healthful, nutritious dinner with your dog, too. Turkey...

Dr. Sandy with her children and family pet Daisy on the <a href="www.gpb.org/health"><i>Your Health Matters</a></i> set

Ask Dr. Sandy: Do Pets Have Health Benefits for People?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 7:30am

Pets are great companions, and a new study says they are also good for your health. The study, published in the journal Circulation, says having a pet could lower your heart disease risk. Previous studies have also...

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Which "People Food" You Should be Giving Your Pet

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 14, 2014 - 10:05am

When it comes to our pets, our "fur-kids," most of us are cautious on what table food we give them, right? I'm sure you have heard of the common foods NOT to give your pets: chocolate, grapes and raisins can be...

Pet-Friendly Run to End Domestic Violence

Cheryl Wollner - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 5:51am

Attention all dog lovers, runners, and anyone supporting the cause of ending domestic violence, Ahimsa House’s Walk Wag ’N Run event may be for you. This annual 5k run will take place Saturday August 23rd at Lenox Park...

How to Help Pets During Emergencies and Disasters

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 3:13pm

September is National Preparedness month. Most people know how to handle a human emergency but they don’t know how to help animals in trouble. They are ill equipped to assist hurt stray animals when they encounter...

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