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  • The risk of tick disease is rising

    Q: I'm wondering if I should vaccinate my dog for Lyme disease. My veterinarian says it's not necessary. However, a friend I often go hiking with said his veterinarian recommends the vaccine, and his dogs are vaccinated. What do you think? -- C.G., Jackson, MI
  • My Pet World: Most dog and cat bites can be avoided

    Each year, more than 800,000 people receive medical attention for dog bites. At least half of them are children, according to the American Veterinary Medical Assn. While that sounds like a lot of people, it's small when you consider that there are 70...

    Obese and overweight pets need our help

    As our love for our pets has grown, so have the pets themselves. An estimated 52.6 percent of U.S. dogs are overweight or obese, and 57.6 percent of U.S. cats are overweight or obese, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). Many...

    New tactics could make taking pills fun for your pet

    Q: I read your recent column on pilling cats. What I need to know is how to give pills to my stubborn dog, who spits them out. I've tried rolling a pill inside peanut butter and lunch meat, to no avail. Is there a secret trick? -- D.N., Anchorage, AK A:...

    My Pet World: Microchip coding controversy could be putting pets' lives at risk

    Microchipping saves lives. This is an accepted fact among those in the veterinary and animal welfare community. However, some microchip companies may be compromising a system that has reunited countless numbers of pets and their owners. Microchipping...