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Shed Happens: Tips for Controlling Pet Hair in Your Home

For anyone with a pet, hair accumulating on your clothes, furniture and corners of every room in your house is a reality of life. Ok, maybe not quite everyone. According to the American Kennel Club, there are 13 breeds of non-shedding dogs, and there is also a hairless cat breed, the Sphynx. This unusual cat has very little to

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Protecting Your Pet Against Winter Weather

After a balmy Christmas and New Year’s where many New Yorker’s turned on their air conditioning, winter finally seems to be here. With the arrival of winter, we get out our warmer clothing, the lip balm and the electric blanket. Pets, too, need special provisions in the winter months to be comfortable and safe.  Here are just

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Veterinary Research: A Year in Review

Veterinary research results in new treatments, procedures and tests leading to improved pet healthcare. For the first blog of 2016, Fur the Love of Pets will review some of the research published in 2015 which has had a positive impact on the care of dogs and cats. Rabies Vaccination While it is important to keep both

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Moo’s Christmas Wish

The holiday season is all about family – special dinners, gifts, visits from far away relatives and a sense of belonging. Moo never had a family.  Through the windows of the houses in his neighborhood, he could see families in their cozy homes and longed to be part of a family. The closest he came to a family of his

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