• What veterinarians wished you knew before euthanizing your pet

    At 14 years old, Barky, our family dog, had survived cancer and blood disease thanks to a combination of heroic veterinary efforts and just plain good luck. Then, she developed congestive heart failure. Congestive heart failure is a terrible condition. The dog’s heart can’t pump blood through the body very well. It leads to coughing, […]

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  • Dogs with Lyme disease may offer early warning for humans

    Each year, up to 30,000 confirmed cases of Lyme disease are reported to the U.S. government, and researchers estimate the true number of people diagnosed with the debilitating illness is at least 10 times that many. Still others go undiagnosed, as physicians have struggled to come up with a foolproof blood test for Lyme, which […]

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  • Let’s Fight Pet Cancer with Petco

    Through May 28, the @Petco Foundation is raising money in @Petco stores to #FightPetCancer. Make a donation of $10 or more and receive this reusable shopping bag featuring a few pet cancer survivors like Rico. Read Rico’s story: http://bit.ly/pca-rico

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  • CSU Veterinarians Help Bring Groundbreaking Cancer Drug to Market

    Through its clinical trials for animal patients, Colorado State University helped prove the usefulness of the first drug approved by the FDA for treatment of canine lymphoma, a breakthrough in veterinary oncology that promises new hope for pet dogs with this common type of cancer. “Across the board, we saw some positive activity in up […]

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  • Spirulina Helps with Pet Allergies

    FEED SPIRULINA TO YOUR PET FIRST AND THEN YOURSELF! Allergic reactions can come from an unbalanced immune system. In animal studies, spirulina has been shown to have very positive effects on the immune system therefore reducing the incidence of allergies. Similarly, a study conducted on cats found that Spirulina improves disease resistance and boosts the […]

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