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Pet Smarts: Heat stroke a real risk for pets; know how to keep them safe this summer

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By Dr. Mara Wendel KyForward columnist   Summer is here, and whether you enjoy relaxing in the sun with your furry friend or taking your dog out to play or swim, this is a great season to enjoy time with …

Pet Smarts: Parasite prevention, good hygiene protect your family, as well as your family pet

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By Dr. Mara Wendel Sheabel Pet Care Center   Although your furry friend may seem like the furthest thing from a health risk to your family, dogs and cats can actually harbor parasites that are harmful to people. Many pets …

Pet Smarts: A Cat Friendly Practice enables more efficient, less stressful visits to vet

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By Dr. Michele Arnold KyForward columnist   The American Association of Feline Practitioners has created a program called the Cat Friendly Practice to assist veterinary practices in providing the highest quality of care for their feline patients. Feline visits to …

PetSmarts: Preparing family pet for new baby can make transition smoother for everyone

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By Dr. Michele Arnold KyForward columnist   Bringing home a new baby is an exciting time. Sometimes, however, our pets do not exactly share the excitement and can have trouble adjusting well to new additions to the family.   Here …