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9 Out of 10 Pet Owners Don’t Realize This About Their Pet

By Dr. Becker Sadly, the majority of pet cats in the U.S. are either overweight or obese. According to the most recent research by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 58 percent of American kitties are overweight, and 28 percent are considered obese.1 Even more discouraging is that an astonishing 90 percent of cat…

Shelter Saturday: August 13

As athletes from around the globe go for the gold in the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio, homeless dogs in shelters across America are hoping to win the love of a forever pet parent with a heart of gold. Each year approximately 3.9 million dogs find themselves in U.S. shelters. One way to help…
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What’s Causing These Itchy Irritating Lesions on So Many Pets and People?

By Dr. Becker Atopic dermatitis (AD), also called atopic eczema, is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes itching, redness, swelling, and cracks in the skin. Estimates are that about 10 percent of the U.S. human population, and 10 percent of the dog population as well, suffers from the disorder. Interestingly, atopic dermatitis is much more…