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Senior Pets Looking for Loving Homes

Senior Pets Looking for Loving Homes

Someone thinking of adding a pet to the family should consider adopting a senior pet. Lisa Chelenza has this edition of Pet Pointers. 08/30/2014 05:00 AM

Standard Poodles

Standard Poodles

While they are thought of as the peacock of dogs by many people, the Standard Poodle is more athlete than accessory. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza has more about these dogs. Updated 08/27/2014 05:00 AM

Cat Scratch Fever is a Common Disease

Cat Scratch Fever is a Common Disease

You have probably heard of cat scratch fever and thought it was a clever song or an old wive’s tale, but it is a real disease. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza has more about the symptoms of and treatment for this fairly common disease. Updated 08/23/2014 05:00 AM

Some Human Traits Not Suitable for Pets

Some Human Traits Not Suitable for Pets

Pet owners who believe pets love them unconditionally should think again. Humans do lots of things that annoy pets. Lisa Chelenza has more on you can be less annoying to your pets in this edition of Pet Pointers. 08/20/2014 05:00 AM

Growing Number of People Adding Goats as a Pet

Growing Number of People Adding Goats as a Pet

Most of the animals kept as pets in the U.S. are dogs, cats, birds, fish or reptiles. But a growing number of people are adding goats to their families. Today we’ll learn more about goats and how to care for them in this edition of Pet Pointers. Updated 08/16/2014 05:00 AM

Magnets Can Be Harmful to Pets if Swallowed

Magnets Can Be Harmful to Pets if Swallowed

Pets swallow all kinds of strange things, but what happens if they swallow a magnet? Find out in this edition of Pet Pointers with Lisa Chelenza. Updated 07/30/2014 07:25 AM

Prosthetic Legs More Common for Animals

Prosthetic Legs More Common for Animals

Sometimes due to an unfortunate accident or illness our pets need our help getting around.
We meet an animal getting along very well with help from her humans in this edition of Pet Pointers. Updated 07/26/2014 05:00 AM

Alligators Should Not Be Kept As Pets

Alligators Should Not Be Kept As Pets

There are many animals that are easy to acquire, but can be difficult to manage and shouldn’t be kept as pets. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza talks alligators. Updated 07/16/2014 05:00 AM

Why Trail Mix is Bad for Dogs

Why Trail Mix is Bad for Dogs

People are always asking what human foods are bad for dogs and recently I was asked about trail mix and nuts. So Lisa Chelenza talks about why this seemingly innocent human snack is bad for dogs in this edition of Pet Pointers. 07/12/2014 05:00 AM

Flea Control Important For You and Your Pet

Flea Control Important For You and Your Pet

We all know that preventing flea infestation in our pets is important to their health, but did you also know that it is just as important for yours as well? In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza looks at the human benefits to flea control. Updated 07/09/2014 05:00 AM

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