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PETCO Pet Health with Natural Neighborhood Festival at stores nationwide

Posted by Taxi dog on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, In : Events 

April 6 - As part of its commitment to pet health, PETCO now provides the largest selection of natural and organic foods of any national pet store. To help educate pet parents on the best natural options for their pet's unique needs, PETCO will host pet parents at Natural Neighborhood Festivals taking place Saturday, April 10 in PETCO stores nationwide.



Festival attendees will receive a free one-on-one nutrition consultation with a certified nutrition expert to determine the natural food opt...


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Medications for Your Pet: 10 Questions to Ask Your Vet

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, In : Critter care 
FDA Consumer Health Information www.fda.gov/consumer - SILVER SPRING, Md., March 30

Knowing the right questions to ask can help you treat your pet properly when medication is prescribed.


To prevent or treat an illness in your pet, your veterinarian may prescribe a medication.

Understanding important information about the medication and how to treat your pet can help your animal’s recovery or continued good health.

“Just as you would talk to your doctor about a medicine prescribed for y...


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Pet-A-Paloosa in the Sun Dome

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, In : Events 
It's an ADOPTATHON... 60,000 square feet of dog goings on - respect!

What could be better than all the "Dogs in the House" as we get ready for Pet-A-Paloosa in the USF Sun Dome Feb. 28th.



All the best dogs will be there showing off their rescue groups, some of our favorites: Big Cat Rescue, Humane Society of Tampa and Suncoast Basset Rescue to name a few and lots of vendors too.

We'll be there for our Tampa debut. For Paws Hospice will be on hand with loads of give aways, a petwheels demonstrat...
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FDA issues pet food alert

Posted by Taxi dog on Friday, January 15, 2010, In : Media 

FDA health alert for Merrick Beef Filet Squares Dog Treats packaged and distributed by Merrick Pet Care

Products may be contaminated with Salmonella

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14 The U. S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Merrick Beef Filet Squares for dogs distributed by Merrick Pet Care with a package date of "Best By 111911" because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella.

The product was distributed nationwide through retail stores and Internet sales.

Al...


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On the road

Posted by Taxi dog on Friday, October 2, 2009, In : Events 
Like that classic duo from the 'On The Road' movies Bing and Bob, Taxi d and Metro will be center stage for the Gulf Coast Dog Magazine's  Pet Extravaganza Oct 17 at the Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center.



We'll be meeting and greeting all the pet folk and answering your questions on subjects ranging from Best Pet Grooming Tips to Home Cooking for your furry friends. Stop by our booth and sign up or just to meet the crew. It promises to be a great day for the whole family.

An...


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Compassionate veterinary hospice

Posted by Taxi dog on Monday, August 31, 2009, In : Critter care 

It happens to every pet owner; at some point in your relationship you have to make the decision to end a companion’s suffering. It’s never an easy decision or one that you make with any degree of surety and the questions always remain, did I do the right thing? Was it necessary now?



The compassionate act of veterinary euthanasia is wrought with angst, second guessing and self recrimination all because there is no readily available alternative. A companion animal’s quality of life is a ...


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Mobile dog heart health tour

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, In : Critter care 

Providing free heart exams

Mobile exam room to visit St. Louis and Chicago this monthST. JOSEPH, Mo., Aug. 17 -- Later this month, dog owners in the Midwest will find that getting their pets' hearts checked is a walk in the park. Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will make stops with a sound-proof medical unit at local parks in St. Louis on August 28 and in Chicago on August 30 to perform free dog heart examinations.


 

In addition to providing free heart health sc...


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National Dog Bloggers Carnival

Posted by Taxi dog on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, In : Events 



Welcome to the fifth National Dog Bloggers Carnival sponsored by Nancy Houser and Way Cool Dogs. This month the carnival is brought to you by Taxi dog (that’s me) and For Paws Hospice so sit back and enjoy the ride ... we’ll have you there in no time!

 

Step right up. Step just in!

One look to see is all it takes.

Dawwgie, dawwgie.

C’mon in, you’ll see, you’ll win.

They say first impressions last forever so we’ll get this out of the way first off.

Dealing with bad breath in do...


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Pet Rx, a companion's guide

Posted by Taxi dog on Wednesday, July 8, 2009, In : Critter care 

For millions of health-conscious Americans, the annual checkup has become a routine practice. Like people, dogs and cats can benefit from routine wellness exams too. But with one important difference – pets age faster than people.

On average, most dogs and cats reach adulthood by age two.  By age four, many pets are entering middle age. And by age seven, most dogs, particularly larger breeds, are entering their senior years

Because dogs and cats age seven times faster, on average, than pe...


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