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    Pet Vet: With rabbits, it's all in the way they're fed

    Rabbits are becoming increasingly popular as companion pets and deservedly so. These fabulous creatures are highly intelligent, interactive animals that can live indoors and out and are quite adept at teaching their caretakers how they want to live their lives. That last remark is a bit "tongue-...

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    Jeff Kahler: With rabbits, it’s all in the way they’re fed

    Rabbits are becoming increasingly popular as companion pets and deservedly so. These fabulous creatures are highly intelligent, interactive animals that can live indoors and out and are quite adept at teaching their caretakers how they want to live their lives. That last remark is a bit “...

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    Pet Vet: Have fleas outsmarted most common treatment?

    Today were are going to discuss the frustration with fleas. Yes, those little blood-sucking parasites ravaging our companions and making their lives miserable.

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    Animal Island: How to introduce new baby to pets

    Q: My wife and I are having our first baby and the due date is next month. We have a Chihuahua, a Pomeranian and two cats, and we admit that we have spoiled them. We are wondering what we should do when we bring the baby home from the hospital. We have read that we should show the dogs a doll and...

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    Jeff Kahler: The frustration with fleas

    Today were are going to discuss the frustration with fleas. Yes, those little blood-sucking parasites ravaging our companions and making their lives miserable.

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    Lisa Moore: ‘Game’ has turned into intimidation for family dog

    Question: We have a 10-month-old shepherd mix, Gus. My husband has been playing “take away” games with Gus during feeding time for months, to make sure he is safe around our 4-year-old. What started as a game of take away the food bowl while Gus was eating, and then returning it once...

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    Jeff Kahler: Lab’s eye swelling could be an issue with dog’s teeth

    Dalia and George from Goleta have written in concerning their dog, Mica. Mica is a 6-year-old Labrador retriever that has been with them since puppyhood. Over the last few weeks, Mica has developed a swelling just in front of her left eye.

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    Jeff Kahler: Constant cough hard to diagnose

    Barley Boy was one of the lucky few older dogs at the local animal control facility. He was adopted. It was estimated that he was about 9 years old and the guess was he was a mixed breed terrier. His new family has been caring for him for almost four months and he fits in very well in his new digs...

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    Jeff Kahler: Cat’s inflamed lips could be allergy related

    Lacey was petting Tabitha, her cat a while back and felt something out of the ordinary on her face. More accurately, Lacey’s description reflects something wrong in the area along Tabitha’s lips.

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    Lisa Moore: Celebrate National Dog Day

    Dog lovers rejoice – it’s National Dog Day! This “Howliday” was started in 2004 to encourage the adoption of and bring attention to the ridiculously high number of dogs in shelters. If you’ve decided you’re ready for the responsibility of owning and caring...

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