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Tip for Treats for Dogs with Bladder stones

Here is a tip from one of our users: My dog is presently on Hills Prescription s/d canned food due to a bladder stone problem. We are trying to dissolve the stones to avoid surgery. My vet advised that under no circumstances was Diesel to have any treats, not even celery which I thought might be okay because celery is 95% water.
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Vet qa parent

Home care for a stray cat with a bleeding bump

Our question this week was: There is a stray cat that lives outside my condo, who I've taken under my wing. I'm pretty allergic to cats, so I can't let him in, but I've been feeding him and brushing him regularly. Anyways, for the past 3-4 days, I've noticed he has a spot on his head that looks like scab or something.
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Vet qa parent

Cat eating newspaper

Our question this week was: My two-year-old cat has recently begun to eat and shred newspaper. Is this healthy and why would she do this all of a sudden? Cindy Schawalder Answer Hi - thanks for your email. Interesting problem! So your 2-year-old kitty has suddenly started to eat and shred newspaper. This is not a common problem!
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Pet care

Not So Dumb After All

Although they call it the Denver Dumb Friends League, The Humane Society of Denver, Inc. is not dumb at all. Founded in 1910, it was created to "to speak for those that could not speak for themselves, our companion animals." They also provide programs and services, which enhance the bond between people and animals.
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Pet care

Dog Hoarding: The Hidden Suffering

What is dog hoarding? It often goes something like this…. There is a house down the road that is filled with sadness and neglect. If you get close enough to this house, you can smell the stench of urine and feces and you can hear the sounds of canine cries for help. Peeking out the window are the pleading eyes of an emaciated dog, hungry for food and love.
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Hamster Baby Tips

If your hamster deposits her pups in different locations around the cage, don't pick them up. She will collect them in her mouth and carry them over to the nest after she has given birth to the whole litter. Although you may be curious, you must not disturb the mother and her pups for at least a week.
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