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Let’s be honest! Most of us have dealt with frustration and anger toward our pets. You know…the white, hot fury that hits when you see the shredded remains of your expensive new window treatment; or when you look out your kitchen window and discover Rover digging away in the herb garden you spent all morning putting in.

Most of us know those feelings of, “When I get my hands on you, Fluffy, you will be one sorry cat!”

Fortunately, it is no longer acceptable to hit your dog or cat, and you and I recognize that other means of discipline must be found. …


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Most dog owners have dealt with the cleanup of green dog vomit at some point. You know…that slimy, goopy mess that erupted from Rover an hour after he grabbed a clump of grass on his walk. Is he ill? Is it normal?

My bulldog, Maggie, got into a patch of grass at a dog park when I wasn’t watching her closely. Later, she barfed up pieces of green grass all around the living room floor.

Next day, we noticed her trying to poop in the back yard with no success. Maggie’s efforts continued throughout the afternoon until we took a closer look. There is no polite way to describe what was going on except to say we held plastic grocery bags to her rear end and pulled out the remaining results of her grazing the day before. …


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You just left the doctor’s office after a diagnosis of allergies. Among those allergies was a severe reaction to cat dander. The doctor’s solution? Get rid of your cat!

“But…Fluffy is my family. I can’t give her away! Sorry, Doc! That’s not going to happen.”

Trust me, you are not alone…

According to the ASPCA, roughly 15–20% of the population is allergic to animals. …

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