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Pet owners buy organic, raid fridge to feed Fido

Organic kibble? All-natural chow? Fido and Fluffy don't know it, but their owners want them to eat better, and they are forking over big bucks to make it happen

October 29, 2013 11:40 am
Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

It may look like the dog is going nowhere. But pet owners with fat, old or misbehaving dogs say they measure the benefits of canine treadmills in pounds, years and sleep.

September 02, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

Chryses, a Belgian Malinois, walks the Jog-A-Dog treadmill as part of a demonstration in the enrichment center at LA Dog Works in Los Angeles. The Jog-A-Dog is an industrial model used for professional purposes, unlike the DogPacer, which is meant for home.  

August 26, 2012 12:00 am
Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

Trixie, 3, a pit bull, tries out an aquatic treadmill meant for dogs in need of lower impact exercise, during a demonstration at LA Dog Works in Los Angeles. The aquatic treadmill is one of three different types at LA Dog Works. LA Dog Works, a 24-hour dog care center, which includes boardin…

August 26, 2012 12:00 am
Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

Dog treadmill sales brisk as pets shape up

Chryses, a Belgian Malinois, walks the Jog-A-Dog treadmill as part of a demonstration in the enrichment center at LA Dog Works in Los Angeles. The Jog-A-Dog is an industrial model used for professional purposes, unlike the DogPacer, which is meant for home. 

August 26, 2012 12:00 am
Boarding a pet isn't limited to kennels anymore

Boarding a pet isn't limited to kennels anymore

You are spending Thanksgiving with Aunt Nellie in Kansas. Your dog will be staying in a hotel suite called Neiman Barcus with a flat-screen TV. There might be surf lessons, a massage, pawdicure, and photo shoot.

November 21, 2011 12:00 pm Photos

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Boarding a pet isn't limited to kennels anymore

Boarding a pet isn't limited to kennels anymore

You are spending Thanksgiving with Aunt Nellie in Kansas. Your dog will be staying in a hotel suite called Neiman Barcus with a flat-screen TV. There might be surf lessons, catered meals, a massage, pawdicure, spa bath and photo shoot.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Pet arthritis: No cure but meds, therapy can help

Pet arthritis: No cure but meds, therapy can help

Tahlula started life as a victim of bad breeding and will end it as a victim of arthritis.

August 28, 2011 12:00 am

Nowadays most US rabies cases come from wildlife

Rabies prevention in the United States is by and large a success story, with just one to four people dying of rabies each year in the U.S. thanks to widespread pet vaccinations and aggressive treatment for people bitten by potentially rabid animals.

August 09, 2011 1:05 pm
Several new flea treatments join pet care market

Several new flea treatments join pet care market

Veterinarian Kim Nicholas lost several patients because fleas sucked the blood out of them.

July 02, 2011 12:00 am
How to make your dog's days of summer safer

How to make your dog's days of summer safer

Ready for your dog's days of summer?

June 18, 2011 12:00 am
Dogs and water: How to play and exercise safely

Dogs and water: How to play and exercise safely

When you think of four-legged swimmers, Labrador retrievers might come to mind. But any dog can take to the water if enticed properly.

June 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Teens with dogs are more active

Teens with dogs are more active

Dog ownership appears to make teens more active, according to a new study. The teens in dog-owning families logged about 15 additional minutes of moderate-to-vigorous activity per week.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am

Hay fever season around corner, to hit pet allergy sufferers hard

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. | Allergy specialists are warning that hay fever season is about to begin and it could be hardest on people with pet allergies.

August 13, 2010 12:00 am
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