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Animal Dermatology Clinic Portland Poised to Expand Operation at New State-of-the-Art Clinic

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Animal Dermatology Clinic Portland Poised to Expand Operation at New State-of-the-Art Clinic

PORTLAND, Ore., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Animal Dermatology Clinic (ADC) Portland is pleased to announce the expansion of a new state-of-the-art dermatology specialty practice in Portland, OR. The 3,200 square foot facility will be home to five spacious exam rooms, designated cat and dog only spaces, and a special procedures room to perform biopsies,…

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‘Dognosticism’ Explained

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‘Dognosticism’ Explained

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A new book that examines how we can live better lives by understanding how dogs think was released last week. The book’s author, Sanjay Gupta, a serial entrepreneur and advisor to Fortune 100 CEOs and Forbes 50 billionaires, started his first company after graduating with a degree in…

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Corvallis Man Charged With Animal Neglect

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Corvallis Man Charged With Animal Neglect

  CORVALLIS —  29-year-old Corvallis man, Mark Weber was arrested after ­police found his dog suffering from open and bleeding sores and severe hair loss. The white Staffordshire ­terrier was unable to stand and police immediately brought the dog to a veterinary hospital. In addition to the hairloss and sores, the hospital reported that the dog’s temperature was…

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Multnomah County Animal Services Bolsters Canine Enrichment Through Playgroups

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Multnomah County Animal Services Bolsters Canine Enrichment Through Playgroups

by Jay LeVitre   Building on the success of consistently high live-release rates each year, including 95.5% for dogs and 89.3% for cats in 2015, Multnomah County Animal Services (MCAS) is focused on providing personalized care, enrichment programs, and increased medical care for animals at the shelter.  2016 saw two major milestones for dogs- a dog…

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The New Teachers Pet is Stealing Childrens Hearts

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The New Teachers Pet is Stealing Childrens Hearts

by Robert Hudson   Hillside Elementary School in Eagle Point School district- the heart of Jackson County, Oregon has a new teachers aid assisting teacher Sean Dugan-Strout in his fifth-grade classroom. The new teachers pet is a four legged, furry one year old terrier mix named Dallas who came to the Southern Oregon Humane Society from…

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Relieving Holiday Stress For Your Dog

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Relieving Holiday Stress For Your Dog

by Healey Lockett   From Halloween to New Year’s Eve we get so busy with parties, decorating and entertaining it’s easy to forget about our dogs and how this time of year affects them. If you’re stressed out over your party, how much worse is it for your furry friend?   Take just a few…

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Which Feeding Routine is Ideal for My Dog?

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Which Feeding Routine is Ideal for My Dog?

by Brenda Leary   Similar to feeding children, finding the right food for your dog is essential in fostering health and proper development. While many tips on how to choose the best feeding method for a dog abound, the choice depends on what works for your pet. This article discusses the two primary methods of…

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The Goldendoodle is the best of two breeds

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The Goldendoodle is the best of two breeds

by Elizabeth Prater   According to Life Magazine, the Goldendoodle is arguably the perfect pet. This designer dog, part Poodle, part Golden Retriever, is great for people with allergies since it has little to no shedding. It is also great for families because its temperament is friendly, sweet, and fun. This dog is great for…

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How To Succeed At Housetraining a Dog Where Others Have Failed

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How To Succeed At Housetraining a Dog Where Others Have Failed

by Healey Lockett   House training, or house manners are critically important. Soiling the house is the number one reason people surrender pets to shelters. No one wants a dog that constantly makes a mess in the house.   If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard a dog owner say:  “He’s doing it…

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Book Review Unlikely Companions

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Book Review Unlikely Companions

Title: Unlikely Companions Author: Laurie Hess, DVM Genre: pets Publisher: De Capo Press Release Date: 2016 Format: hardcover Pages: 272 If you’ve ever wondered how to clean a ferrets’ GI tract or remove corneal ulcers from a pot-bellied pig, you’ll soon learn much more than that. Beyond the clinical side of Dr. Hess’s experience as…

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