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Dog of the Week: Meet Ash

Dog of the Week: Meet Ash

Ash is a 7-year-old Boxer mix with a fun-loving personality. She gets along with everyone, including children and other dogs. She is housebrok…

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Shopping for reasonably priced drugs for pets

Dear Dr. Fox • I have an 8-year-old teacup Yorkshire terrier who was diagnosed with encephalitis over four years ago.

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Dog of the Week: Meet Coltrane (adopted)

Dog of the Week: Meet Coltrane (adopted)

Coltrane is a 2-year-old English Coonhound mix. He is all hound! He loves sniffing, snorting, smelling, and letting his nose lead the way. He …

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Pet of the Week: Zoey, a 2-year-old beagle

Pet of the Week: Zoey, a 2-year-old beagle

Zoey is a 2-year-old beagle mix who loves following her nose. In fact, when Zoey is on the trail of a scent, she has been known to escape a ba…

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New Jersey cop investigating burglary report kills dog at wrong address

New Jersey cop investigating burglary report kills dog at wrong address

The family had had their pet German shepherd for five years. 

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Swimming cat delivers a surprise

Dear Dr. Fox • I just reread your book “Understanding Your Cat.” In it, you talked about domestic cats not swimming. Yes, most domestic cats d…

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Hospira Recalls Single Lot of Bupivacaine HCl Injection

Hospira Recalls Single Lot of Bupivacaine HCl Injection

Hospira, Inc., a provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies located in Lake Forest, Ill., has issued a voluntary recall of one lot…

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Nylabone Recalls Select Puppy Starter Kit Dog Chews

Nylabone Recalls Select Puppy Starter Kit Dog Chews

TFH Publications, Inc./Nylabone Products, a New Jersey-based company, has recalled a single lot of its Puppy Starter Kit dog chews because of …

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Scenes from the National Clydesdale Sale

Scenes from the National Clydesdale Sale

The 2015 National Clydesdale Sale in Lake St. Louis marked the first time the sale was in the St. Louis area, and it was a sight to see.

April 26, 2015 1:00 am Photos

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Would you like to bid on a Clydesdale?

Would you like to bid on a Clydesdale?

Hear the sounds of the auctioneer from the world's largest Clydesdale show.

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Is the Powassan Virus a Threat to Pets?

Is the Powassan Virus a Threat to Pets?

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

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Watch: White Sox and Royals bench-clearing brawl

Watch: White Sox and Royals bench-clearing brawl

White Sox and Royals bench-clearing brawl at a game on April 23, 2015. (WGN TV)

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Hear from students who witnessed the stage collapse

Hear from students who witnessed the stage collapse

A student's cellphone camera captured the moment that a stage collapsed during the end of a high school performance in central Indiana. More …

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Raw: Cellphone cam catches stage collapse

Raw: Cellphone cam catches stage collapse

A student's cellphone camera captured the moment that a stage collapsed during the end of a high school performance in central Indiana. More …

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"Rosie the Riveter" model dead at 92

"Rosie the Riveter" model dead at 92

"Rosie the Riveter" Model Dead at 92: Mary Doyle Keefe Posed for Iconic World War II Image Mary Ellen Keefe, who served as the model for Norma…

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Clumping litter and a cat's upset stomach

Dear Dr. Fox • In your article about the safety of clumping litter, you said you had “no evidence that cats get blocked or impacted internally…

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Video: New frog species looks a lot like Kermit

Video: New frog species looks a lot like Kermit

A new species of frog found in Costa Rica looks a lot like another certain frog, Jason DeRusha, Jamie Yuccas, Kim Johnson and Matt Brickman r…

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Dog of the Week: Meet Ashby (adopted)

Dog of the Week: Meet Ashby (adopted)

Ashby is a 1-year-old Labrador retriever mix with a beautiful black coat. True to his breed, Ashby is energetic, affectionate, playful and fun…

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5 Ways to Make Every Day Green With Your Dog

5 Ways to Make Every Day Green With Your Dog

Living the Green Life

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More of What You Need to Know About the Current Canine Flu Outbreak

More of What You Need to Know About the Current Canine Flu Outbreak

Last week we talked about an outbreak of canine influenza that has been hitting the Chicago area hard in recent weeks. Some new information ha…

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How many vaccines do a dog need?

Dear Dr. Fox • My wife and I have three dogs: two 7-year-old Shih Tzu sisters and a 10-year-old male Maltese. All are presently healthy, thoug…

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Volunteer pilots help doomed dogs land new chance at life

LOS ANGELES • For some dogs, a chance at the good life takes off when the pilots do.

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Dog of the Week: Meet Comet (adopted)

Dog of the Week: Meet Comet (adopted)

Comet is a 6-year-old Wheaten terrier mix with a loveably scruffy coat. Comet can be very shy around new people and situations, so he needs a …

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Is Songbird Fever a Threat to Your Cat?

Is Songbird Fever a Threat to Your Cat?

I visited a farm this week and had the opportunity to watch their “barn cat” hunt. The object of her attention was a bird. Despite this little…

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Dog flu bites Midwest, causing concern among local vets

Dog flu bites Midwest, causing concern among local vets

Chicago outbreak has kennels and experts urging pets to get vaccinated for the disease, which is preventable. 

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Younger cat provides a 4 a.m. wakeup call

Dear Dr. Fox • I have two cats, adopted simultaneously from a shelter at 8 months and 4 months old. They are now about 3 years old and very pl…

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Viral Video:  Chimp 1, drone 0

Viral Video: Chimp 1, drone 0

Camera-shy Chimp Swats at Drone With Stick A skillful chimpanzee at Royal Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands used a stick to send a drone tumblin…

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As the Canine Flu Outbreak Worsens, What Should You Do?

As the Canine Flu Outbreak Worsens, What Should You Do?

The Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control is reporting that there have been more than 1,000 cases of canine influenza in the Chi…

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