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Cat Allergies Driving You Nuts? There Might Be A Vaccine For That Soon

Your sneezing and watery eyes, and mild to severe cases of anaphylactic shock, may soon be at an end. As much as 1 in every 10 humans has an allergy to cats, which makes this breakthrough perfectly timed. A Swiss company called HypoPet has come up with a brilliant way to stop cats from causing people to be so allergic to them. They have tackled a number of maladies that affect our fury companions, in the form of vaccines, instead of steroids or pills, they are focusing on trying to solve the problem instead of reducing the symptoms. 

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New Study Shows Owners Who Sleep With Their Dogs Are More Well Rested

Sleeping in the same bed with your pets. is it a good idea or a bad one? Well, according to this study, published in the journal Anthrozoös, it depends on what type of pet. 


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Want To Live Longer? Get a Dog

Good news for animal lovers: having a dog can actually lower your risk of dying from certain diseases.






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Why Scratching is Vital for Your Cat’s Health And Well Being

Scratching is a completely normal and healthy behavior that most cats engage in, and it serves many purposes. In order to peacefully cohabitate with our cats, it's necessary to understand why they may engage in what we consider to be a negative activity and then provide them with an alternative that is acceptable to us and our furniture. Cats are born with the instinct to scratch objects for a variety of reasons.

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10 Foods You Should Never Give Your Dog

As far as canine food, the best thing is to stick with the dog food your veterinarian recommends for your pet, but it's natural to want to give treats every now and then. That's well and fine, as long as you avoid using these foods.

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8 Ways Pets Improve Your Health

A growing body of research shows that having a pet could improve your overall health.
When you come home to a purr or wagging tail at the end of a stressful day, the sudden wave of calm you feel isn't just your imagination. Research suggests that your fluffy friend truly is good for your physical and mental health. Read on to learn the surprising ways your pet can boost your health.

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San Diego Zoo's Two-Toed Sloth Baby Gets Its First Health Check Up

Via the Zoo: "A baby Linné's two-toed sloth received its first health check at the San Diego Zoo this week. The baby, born Oct. 12, 2016, now weighs 1.43 pounds (.65 kilograms), and staff saw four teeth during the exam. A hair sample was sent to a lab for analysis to determine if the baby is male or female, since it is difficult to determine the sex of a sloth at this age." Awww!

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PitPat knows your dog is your best friend, and you want the best for them. Since guaging how healthy their habits are is hard, they created PitPat, "An easy and affordable way for you to understand what your dog is doing throughout the day." The project has 2 weeks left on Kickstarter, plenty of time to support it if you want to get yourself a FitBit for your dog.





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A vet technician with a huge heart rescued an obese dachshund and helped it lose the weight it needed to live a healthy productive life!