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Can Dogs Sense Pregnancy?

August 02, 2018 | Source: American Kennel Club

Because of their keen sense of smell, it’s believed by many that a dog can detect a change in a woman even before she does — but it’s mostly conjecture. “I suspect that dogs can smell something we cannot in a pregnant woman,” says Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, DVM, a staff doctor at New York City’s … Continue reading Can Dogs Sense Pregnancy?

Central Park raccoons dying

July 23, 2018 | Source: Fox 5 New York

In the last month, officials have found 26 dead raccoons in Central Park. A number of them were infected with the highly contagious distemper virus. Humans can’t contract it but dogs can.

NJ dog travels to Japan for heart surgery

July 16, 2018 | Source: Fox 5 New York

In September, Remy was diagnosed with mitral valve disease, a form of degenerative heart failure common in small dogs. Her doctors in Howell, New Jersey, discovered she had a severely enlarged heart and a heart murmur. They said she likely would not have much longer to live.

How Much Should I Feed My Cat?

July 06, 2018 | Source: Catster

According to the Animal Medical Center in New York, a healthy, active 8-pound adult cat requires about 30 calories per pound per day. So, the average 8-pound cat requires about 240 calories per day.

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