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    Dog Wedding For Charity Sets a New World Record

    Aug 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Animals in the News

    In one extravagant, over-the-top affair held in New York City on July 12th two dogs said “I do” and broke the Guinness World Record for the most expensive pet wedding…

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    A Tick-Free Pet is a Healthier Pet

    Aug 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    The recent growth of the deer population in Massachusetts has shown to be correlated with high densities of ticks. Ticks are excellent vectors for disease transmission and can pose a…

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    Pet Product Safety

    Jun 29 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to caution consumers about a potential connection between illness in dogs and the consumption of chicken jerky products imported from China. These dried…

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    Fourth of July Tips for Cats

    Jun 29 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    While Independence Day is a meaningful and fun-filled holiday for many of us, it is oftentimes a very traumatic day for our feline friends. Unless you live far away from…

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    Celebrating Dogs This Independence Day!

    Jun 29 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Dogs have aided soldiers in every major war in America’s history, beginning with the Revolutionary War where dogs oftentimes accompanied their owners into battle. They provided companionship, protection against wild…

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    Warm Weather Safety

    Jun 29 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Spending time outdoors with your pet on warm summer days can be fun and relaxing. However, it is important to keep in mind that high temperatures can be dangerous for…

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    Dog Park Safety

    Jun 29 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    As the warm, balmy days of summer approach, pet owners are more likely to frequent dog parks where their four-legged friends can play and socialize with their peers. Studies have…

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    Thinking of Adopting a Cat?

    Jun 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    The addition of a cat to your home as a family pet is a wise choice. Cats are loving, devoted, charming pets, and are an endless source of companionship, fun,…

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    Dog Risks Life To Save Unconscious Owner

    Jun 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Animals in the News

    May 4, 2012—Shirley, Massachusetts Lilly, an 8 year old pit bull, was walking with her owner, Christine Spain, when Spain fell unconscious onto the train tracks. According to witnesses, Lily…

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    Inappropriate Urination

    Jun 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Inappropriate urination is the most common behavioral problem reported by cat owners. This behavior includes urination and/or defecation outside of the litter box, as well as urine spraying. Both male…