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Dr. Andrew W Cleland
Highland Park Animal Hospital
Feb 20, 2019
My Dog Ate Chocolate – Should I Be Worried?
In most cases, the more bitter and darker the chocolate a dog has ingested, the greater the risk of him getting poisoned. The amount of chocolate a dog can ingest without serious adverse effects is relative to the size of the ...
The Dogington Post
This Human Food Could Kill Your Pet Before You Arrive Home
Sadly, I continue to run across new items about dogs made sick or worse after being fed peanut butter containing xylitol. I’ve addressed ...
Healthy Pets
How to make your living space more cat-friendly
Cats are simple creatures, but that doesn't mean they don't care about their environment! Here's how to make your living space more appealing to your feline. ...
Animal Wellness
Boarding available
During the fall and winter months, it may be convenient for you to consider boarding your dog or cat with us for brief periods of time while you are vacationing or otherwise occupied with holiday activities. Please call the office for details.
Study finds passive restraint of cats during exams may ease fear
Full-body restraint of cats during veterinary examinations and procedures appears to increase feline stress and fear, while passive ...
Smart Brief
Can Dogs Eat Apples?
Wondering if your dog can safely eat apples? While your pup may be interested in anything you're preparing in the kitchen, it's good ...
Bark Post
14 Smart Ways People Got Their Pets Ready For A New Baby
"We played crying baby videos from YouTube for our dog so he'd get used to the sound." We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to ...
Buzz Feed
Pet ownership trends: Rise in renting, multiple pets
Larger economic trends and altered perceptions of pets as companions are causing shifts in the demographics of pet ownership. Owning a ...
How an army of volunteers helped a dumped puppy start a new life
As I write this, there's a puppy sleeping in my office, cuddled in a baby blanket, sighing every once in a while and thumping her tail ...
Mother Nature Network
Vets Can Do More To Reduce The Suffering Of Flat-Faced Dog Breeds
Veterinarians have a professional and moral obligation to reduce or prevent any negative health impacts of disorders in animals. But ...
The Bark
A Strong Case for Having More Than One Pet
A recent study conducted in Sweden adds to a growing body of evidence that exposure to pets in infancy may have a protective effect against ...
Healthy Pets
Fruits For Dogs: Research Says Feed Them!
There are a lot of raw feeders who say "Fruits for dogs? Carnivores don't need them!" But it doesn't matter if you feed raw, kibble or ...
Dogs Naturally
"You can have a nice carpet, or you can have a dog. But try to get a carpet to lick your face when you've had a bad day!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Is a zebra black with white stripes or white with black stripes?
See the answer below.
12 Important Rules of Dog Park Etiquette
In addition to regular rules, usually posted at your local park – rules such as, dogs must be up-to-date on vaccines, dogs must not be ...
The Dogington Post
What Year Was It?
U.S. Hockey Team Miracle On Ice
What Year
In one of the most dramatic upsets in Olympic history, the underdog U.S. hockey team defeats the four-time defending gold-medal winning Soviet team at the XIII Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York.
The day was Feb 22. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened."
Anatole France
Trivia Answer
Is a zebra black with white stripes or white with black stripes?
Answer: White with black stripes.
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