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Pet Therapy For Emotional Support

This post is inspired by the Emotional Support Animal Center, a leading provider of prescriptive animal accommodation letters for both housing and flying. Who could dispute that animals can have a positive effect on emotional well-being? With research being conducted into the field of alternative medicine on an on-going basis, more and more people are […]

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Poodle Stuffed Animals & Facts

by djtansey The Poodle Dog is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Poodles of all sizes, are some of the most popular dogs in many countries, including the United Sates. It’s no surprise then, that poodle stuffed animals are equally as popular. With their curl-like plush fur and alert, friendly […]

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Domesticated animals provide vital link to emergence of new diseases

Research at the University of Liverpool suggests pets and other domesticated animals could provide new clues into the emergence of infections that can spread between animals and humans. The study showed that the number of parasites and pathogens shared by humans and animals is related to how long animals have been domesticated. The findings suggest […]

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Humans and companion animals harbor the same types of MRSA infections

shared population of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria circulates both in humans and companion animals, according to a study published this week in mBio(R), the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. “Our study demonstrates that humans and companion animals readily exchange and share MRSA bacteria from the same population,” says senior author […]

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Little Gifts Basset Hound Magnet Charm

Little Gifts Basset Hound Magnet Charm The Little Gifts Magnet Charm lets you show off your love for animals. These magnetized charms are great for adding a fun touch to a photo frame. Show off your love for animals in a fun way with the Little Gifts Magnet Charm. These fun and stylish charms let […]

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Stress research in therapy dogs reveals animals’ needs

Animals exert positive effects on humans. This fact has been proven scientifically and is used increasingly often for specific therapeutic purposes. Scientists at the Vetmeduni Vienna investigated how therapy dogs feel in a therapy setting and how one can create a largely stress-free situation for the animals. The current study shows that, during group therapy, […]

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Can animals really help people in hospitals, aged care?

While many people have an opinion on whether animals can help to improve wellbeing and care for patients in hospitals, does anyone really know whether there are benefits both for the patients and the animals themselves? Not according to a team of researchers from the University of Adelaide, which has conducted a worldwide review of […]

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Grooming Sedated Dogs

By Kathy Salzberg, NCMG | Posted: January 3, 2011, 9 a.m. EST Q. I am just venturing into the grooming profession, alongside studying to become a dog behavior counselor and trainer. I live in Cyprus where a frequent practice of vets is to sedate dogs for grooming sessions, thus […]

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Which breed of dog has the most animals?

by pwallace81 Question by Mac: Which breed of dog has the most animals? I was wondering which breeds of dogs have the most individuals. I am aware of which breeds have the most *registrations,* but I am looking for something TOTALLY different. If you could do top 10 or something, that would be awesome! Best […]

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Katie Puff Bed

1. Plush Companion Katie Puff Bed Price: $179.00 Plush Companion Katie Puff Bed by Animals Matter. Treat your companion like a star! The Katie Puff dog bed brings luxury to the next level. This bed is generously overstuffed, not only to cushion, but also to completely surround your pup. Article: How to choose the best […]

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