(ARA) - Obesity rates are dramatically higher than a decade ago. Twelve states now have obesity rates of 30 percent or higher, according to a recent report by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and...

Read more: Dogs encourage owners to get up, get out and get moving

Category: Pets
(ARA) - If you are a pet owner, your pet is a beloved member of your family. You buy treats and toys and sometimes even costumes to keep your pet happy and an integral part of the family. But, what...

Read more: Your pet's health: debunking common myths

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(ARA) - When Michele Sebesto, of Staten Island, N.Y., adopted JC 10 years ago, she said the chihuahua was an invaluable source of comfort. As a New Yorker, she'd just gone through the 9/11 attacks,...

Read more: U.S. pets getting sicker; decline in vet visits blamed

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(ARA) - The connection between pets and owners is hard to quantify, but for many pet owners it comes down to wanting their dog to live as good a life as they, themselves, are living.

To help you make...

Read more: The perfect balance: Your healthy lifestyle benefits your pet, too

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(ARA) - There are plenty of cliche things that people say about dogs: that they're man's best friend, that they love you unconditionally and that behind those cold noses, there are warm hearts. But...

Read more: Getting a dog? Consider these factors to make sure you're a match

Category: Pets