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Bone Cancer: Two Years Later


I’ll be honest, I never thought I’d be writing a two-year-update but it happened. August was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in August of 2016. Survival rates vary but most experts will tell you six months is really good, one year is extremely lucky, and beyond that, well, it’s a shot in the dark. August is now two years and ...

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The V Foundation Announces Canine Comparative Oncology Grant Program

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The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research funder, is excited to announce an innovative grant-making program to accelerate research in the field of comparative oncology. Canine comparative oncology is an evolving field of study, which enables researchers from human and veterinary medicine to explore new cancer therapies anticipating better efficacy and less toxicity for humans and man’s ...

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Keeping Your New Puppy Safe, Healthy, and Comfortable

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When you get a new pet puppy, it can be one of the most exciting times in life. Puppies make excellent companions for all members of the family, and they can provide tons of fun and laughs. When you first bring your puppy home, though, it can take some preparation. Preparing for your pup can ensure that your puppy is ...

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Discover Dog-Friendly Pittsburgh AND Save a Shelter Pet


Discover Pittsburgh and Bring Home A New Four-Legged Friend In Need Shadyside Inn All Suites Hotel, one of Pittsburgh’s most pet-friendly hotels, has announced a program to allow hotel guests to receive a free pet adoption after completing a five night stay at the property. Starting on April 30th, National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day, guests signed up for the ...

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Get Fit with your Pup!


More than 1 in 10 have made a goal to lose weight in 2018. Why should getting in shape be limited to the two-legged members of a household? Healthy Paws Pet Insurance has identified ways pet owners can incorporate their furry friends into their fitness routine in the new year. Wall Sits + Fetch Lean with your back against the ...

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Celebrate the Year of the Dog

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The Chinese New Year is celebrated with parades, fireworks and dragon dancers but you need not be Chinese to celebrate 2018’s Year of the Dog. Carlyn Montes De Oca, an author, animal advocate and human health expert, says each Chinese year is devoted to a different zodiac animal. 2018 is the year of the Earth Dog and people who are ...

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New Dating App for Dog Lovers

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There’s a dating app for everyone these days and now that includes dog lovers! Dig is a new mobile dating app designed specifically for fans of four-legged friends. The goal is to connect people through the one thing that’s already crucial to them – their love for dogs. “Our overall goal with Dig is to provide an easy, fun way ...

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