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Hike or Walk You and Your Dog Into a Healthier New Year

The first part of the year is a great time to reflect on goals, recommit to the ones you made last year, or make new ones. If you’re not already doing it, something that should be on everyone’s list is walking regularly with your dog. Walking doesn’t take any special equipment, can be done anywhere,…

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Discovering Freshwater Puffers With the Pet Works

By Tammy Dore Even before my husband and I started our aquarist hobby, I had always been fascinated with the puffer fish species. Since we had never seriously considered setting up a saltwater tank due to the initial set up cost and time requirements, I assumed that we wouldn’t be owners of my favorite fish…

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Seattle DogSpot: My Heart Dog

By Cristine Dahl Note from Seattle DogSpot: I’m happy to announce that Cristine Dahl, founder of the Northwest School for Canine Studies (NWSCS), will write a monthly piece for the Seattle DogSpot blog. Cristine also has a private dog training business and is one of the most respected canine behavior experts in the country. I…

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Ask the ER Vet With AES: Resolutions For Our Animals?

Ask the ER Vet! By Mark O’Hanlon, DVM – Animal Emergency & Specialty (AES)  Dear AES: Every year, I make New Year’s Resolutions for myself. Are there any resolutions that I can make to keep my pets happier and healthier year-round, too (and maybe also help me with my motivation)? ~ Resolute in Renton Dear…

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Five Resolutions Fido Would Make For You…If He Could

What resolutions would your dog make for you if he or she could?  Continue to learn new things – and teach me new things, too, by introducing enriching new foods, toys, and activities into my life! I don’t know who it was that said an old dog can’t learn new tricks, but it’s just not true.…

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Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine

By: Charlie Powell At 117 years old, Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine (WSU-CVM) is the fifth oldest in the U.S., the sixth oldest in North America, and among the best equipped veterinary colleges in the world. Dollar for dollar, WSU is among the best values among the nation’s veterinary colleges. Each year, approximately…

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Behind the Scenes: Pet Connection Magazine’s 2016 Year in Review

Ever wonder what it’s like behind the scenes at Pet Connection Magazine? Here’s our candid (and often funny) year in review! January/February Animal behavior and communication North Cover: Temple Grandin South Cover: Valentine’s Day cover contest! Feature articles: Found in Translation (Dr. Temple Grandin), Connections: Jeff Burnside, Demystifying Animal Behavior with Dr. Jim Ha. Behind-the-Scenes…

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