Health & Science

Pet Obesity Expands in U.S.

Pet Obesity Expands in U.S.

Vladimir Negron
Feb 24, 2009

A new study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) reveals that more than 57 percent of cats and 44 percent of dogs are estimated to be overweight or obese in the United States. Conducted in October by 95 U.S. veterinary clinics,...
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Pet Cloning Goes Commercial

Pet Cloning Goes Commercial

Cecilia de Cardenas
Feb 10, 2009

Do you love your pet so much that you couldn’t bear the thought of living life without your four-legged friend? For all those who wish they could live their lives in dog years in hopes of never parting with their canine or kitty companions,...
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Pet Insurance: Makes Sense, Saves Cents

Pet Insurance: Makes Sense, Saves Cents

Vladimir Negron
Jan 29, 2009

If you’ve ever taken your animal to a veterinarian, you know how astronomical the costs can be. In the past five years, veterinary costs have jumped by over 70 percent, reaching a high of about $19 billion last year, according to Pet Insurance...
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