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Cat feeling off laying on the couch Cat Checkups & Preventive Care
What To Do if Your Cat Just Seems Off
There is a term, ADR, that vets like to use when a pet comes in with vague signs or symptoms. The term means, "Ain't Doin' Right." Learn more about this "medical" term and what it means to your vet.
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Hairball Horror Stories from a Veterinarians Vault A Vet's Life
Hairball Horror Stories from a Veterinarian's Vault
Of course veterinarians would have the most amazing hairball stories! Here are two that will make you cringe.
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What Causes a Feline Hairball? Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
What Causes a Feline Hairball?
Cats are not the only animals to have hairballs, but they sure are the most famous for it. Learn where the balls of hair come from and how you can put a stop to it.
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Stud Tail in Cats Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Stud Tail in Cats
Stud tail is only one of many names for this unexpected discoloration or odor around your cat's tail. If your cat is suffering from it, learn how to take proactive steps.
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Why Does My Dog Have Tear Stains? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Why Does My Dog Have Tear Stains?
Have you ever noticed how many dogs have reddish brown staining of their fur? It occurs most commonly where tears moisten the fur around the dog’s eyes. This discoloration is caused by a chemical called porphyrin.
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Cat Hair Dye: Is it Safe to Dye Cat Fur? Cat Grooming
Cat Hair Dye: Is it Safe to Dye Cat Fur?
The pink cat that "dyed." Rumors of the pink cat's demise seem to be a hoax, but learn how dye actually could harm a feline.
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Entropion in Dogs: What's Wrong With My Dog's Eyes? Dog Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Entropion in Dogs: What's Wrong With My Dog's Eyes?
If your dogs eyes are watering he could be in pain. Find out how skin can rub against the cornea.
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Dog Grooming
Train Your Pet to Love Grooming and Nail Trims

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Depigmentation Disorders in Cats: Changing Skin Color Cat Diseases & Conditions A-Z
Depigmentation Disorders in Cats: Changing Skin Color
You may ask yourself one day, “Why is my cat changing color?” Don’t panic, there are several reasons. Skin and hair color is determined by melanocyte cells in the skin and hair follicles. Those cells produce melanin which in turn produce the color -- like a suntan. But what can cause the opposite result -- especially in your cat? Let's learn more about depigmentation and how it impacts your cat's health.
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Scruffy’s Story: Too Much Hair A Vet's Life
Amazing Dog Makeover Photos: Too Much Hair Is Painful
The story of a dog lost in his own hair.
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