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Pet Travel Safety - 7 Tips For Safe Pet Travel

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We love our pets, and we love to have them with us - even when we’re traveling. Whether the extent of your pet’s travels includes simple, everyday car rides or longer road trips, there are some important tips to help ensure your pet’s safety - and your family’s. Cats should always be crated in the car. Most cats experience anxiety in a moving car, so confining them to a crate offers security for them, and a distraction-free environment for you, the driver. Dogs should be crated or harnessed; regardless of how well you drive, you cannot control other drivers, or...

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Joint Pain & Mobility Checklist for Cats

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How can you tell if your cat might have arthritis or joint pain?  This easy to use checklist from the International Cat Care Organization can help.  If there are signs that your cat is having mobility issues, take the completed checklist with you to your veterinarian. https://icatcare.org/sites/default/files/kcfinder/images/mobility_check-list.pdf          

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Do Cats Get Arthritis?

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Do Cats Get Arthritis?  As people get older, their joints are often affected by osteoarthritis which can make daily activities painful and difficult. You may also be aware that dogs and horses can suffer from arthritic joints as well. But you may be surprised to learn that 61% of cats over the age of 6 suffer from arthritis, while a whopping 90% of cats over the age of 12 are thought to have arthritis! Over their lifetimes, cats do a lot of jumping and climbing, which means their joints are repeatedly absorbing a great deal of impact, and this can...

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Ruby Is Doing Great On Technyflex!

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We are pleased to announce that Ruby from The Daily Pip is feeling great since she's been taking Technyflex® Canine!  You can read more about her experience here.       

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Can glucosamine relieve arthritis pain & stiffness?

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By Herb Weisman, KOMONews.com, November 15, 2016 Millions of people take glucosamine or glucosamine with chondroitin to reduce the stiffness and pain caused by arthritis. And they swear by it. But despite years of testing, there is no scientific proof that these supplements really work any better than taking a placebo. Dr. John Swartzberg, head of the editorial board at the UC Berkeley Letter says these supplements may appear to help because arthritis pain comes and goes. "So if you start glucosamine when your knee is really bad, it's likely going to get better whether you took it or not,”...

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