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PetPace News

New High Tech Collar Monitors Pet Health and Behavior 24/7

Pet Radio Show Boston, MA. – A new smart collar that allows owners and veterinarians to monitor dogs and cats health 24-hours-a-day became available to the public Tuesday. The tech collar will be initially available in Florida & Massachusetts and later this summer in...

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Do Animals Feel Pain?

When I was a first year vet student our anatomy lab was just next door to the medical school anatomy lab. One day we had a visit from our fellow Med students while we happened to dissect a dog’s brain. I recall that one of the visitors commented in genuine surprise –...

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Even Chronic Diseases Appear Acutely

Not everything we learn in school remains with us for life, but sometimes a random comment made by a teacher can make a lifelong impression. Such is the case with the title of this blog. I guess I remembered it because it represents a fundamental truth of veterinary...

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My Dog Snores, So What?

Some dogs are purposely bred to have cute, short noses. Breeds like Bulldog, Shih-Tzu, Pug, Boston Terrier, French Bulldog and the like, are becoming increasingly popular according to the American Kennel Club list of popular breeds. Most owners of these dogs know that...

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Well-being in Animals

Well-being is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “the state of being happy, healthy, or prosperous”. Well, I guess the meaning is clear when it comes to people but how does well-being translates to the animal world? Can Fluffy be happy in the same way a...

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