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May 26, 2014 by Modern Pets

We are so pleased to announce that our free Animal Health Clinics that serve homeless and low income pet guardians in Vancouver and New Westminster has received from the College of Veterinarians of BC approval to operate.

We are in the process of planning a fall Clinic in Vancouver, in partnership with

May 9, 2014 by Modern Pets

Alley Cat Rescue (ACR) will be hosting its Fifth Annual Feral Cat Spay Day to encourage the veterinary community and the public to decrease shelter euthanasia rates by practicing trap-neuter-return (TNR).

So far over 700 veterinary clinics from 45 states joined ACR in the fight to prevent cat homelessness. Together, over 5,100 community cats have been spayed or neutered. And thanks to our compassionate friends in South Africa and Canada, FCSD has become an international campaign! 

May 7, 2014 by Modern Pets

While home-office workers are toiling away at their laptops, their feline friends are left to find ways to entertain themselves—and often, that means plopping right down on the middle of a toasty warm keyboard! But now, Hao Ruan of China-based architectural design company LYCS Architecture has come up with a solution that's taken social media by storm: the

May 1, 2014 by Modern Pets

Do you know a veterinary clinic, veterinary staff member, shelter/rescue, community outreach organization, volunteer or pet owner who is championing pet+owner happiness?

Let them know how much you appreciate them by nominating them for a Pets Plus Us Champion Award! http://ow.ly/uhKj2 ‪#‎ChampAwards2014

April 8, 2014 by Modern Pets

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At Trupanion we are extremely concerned for the well-being and health of our four legged companions. As a pet-passionate community, we are committed to not only providing a way for pet owners

April 3, 2014 by Modern Pets

With Easter only a few weeks away, the veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) remind pet owners that Easter lilies are highly toxic to cats, and may cause kidney failure. All parts of the plant are considered poisonous, so lilies should be kept away from cats at all times.

Lilies dangerous to cats include:
• Easter lily
• Tiger lily

March 21, 2014 by Modern Pets

3M Petcare Scratch Protection Films are for cat owners who want to protect their their door & window frames, window sills, & other trim pieces from pet scratches. The films offer excellent protection from the damage that your cat’s nails can cause in your home. The films are strong & durable yet conformable enough that they can be used on many different

March 21, 2014 by Modern Pets

At the Global Pet Expo, Innovacyn Inc. launched a new addition to its Vetericyn line of products – a four-ounce Feline Hydrogel Wound & Skin Care spray. The immediate-acting, one-step product is non-toxic, steroid-free, antibiotic-free, and does not contain alcohol or tea tree oils. The hydrogel can be used to clean wounds and manage cuts, minor burns, scratches, hot spots and skin

March 17, 2014 by Modern Pets

Response Products, manufacturers of the Cetyl M® brand, announced that Advanced Cetyl M® Joint Action Formula for Cats won an Industry Recognition Award from Pet Business, a respected publisher and trusted source for pet industry retailers for 40 years. Pet Business recognizes the role manufacturers play in keeping the pet care category vibrant and engaging for consumers.  With this in mind and after searching the

March 6, 2014 by Modern Pets

Kittyscoop performed a national survey asking cat owners what was they thought to be the most frustrating part of owning a cat. The number one answer they received was cleaning the litter box with traditional litter scoopers and keeping the surrounding area clean. Kittyscoop was developed to offer cat owners an easier and healthier alternative to cleaning the litter box. Using the all in once Kittyscoop reduces



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