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Pets+Us

Weekly half-hour program, Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. on WXXI Reachout Radio

Pets+Us is a weekly program of information and stories about the companions in our lives – our pets.  The program includes feature articles about the relationship between pets and their humans; useful tools and new products for pets; a “Don’t Eat That” segment that includes things that can be hazardous to your pet’s health; and stories from listeners about their own pets.

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https://valetvet.com/how-to-keep-your-pets-safe-this-saint-patricks-day/

We'll learn what it takes to adopt a special needs pet, find out what a DNA test can reveal about your dog, and we'll get Pet-Safety / Tips for St. Patrick’s Day!

https://barkingroyalty.com/dog-adoption-checklist/

We'll learn tips on how to teach your dog different tricks and the benefits those tricks have for your dog and you. And if you're planning to adopt a dog, we'll have a dog adoption checklist for you.


https://www.mypawsitivelypets.com/

Adopt a rescued guinea pig month, pet grooming tips, exciting stories about miracle mutts and hero dogs, and should you give your dog a bone?


How to stop a cat from meowing too much, winter activities, alternative medicine for pets, and much more.


Help for dogs with separation anxiety, winter tips and myths, kitten teething, cat weight loss. And we'll answer the burning question why dogs' feet smell like Fritos.

www.dogster.com

Help for dogs with separation anxiety, winter tips and myths, kitten teething, cat weight loss. And we'll answer the burning question why dogs' feet smell like Fritos.


We'll learn from veterinarians and pet experts how to interpret pet food labels, how to prepare our pets for vet visits, we'll get grooming tips, read a book review, and find out what are the best first pets.

 

todaysveterinarybusiness.com

We'll learn from veterinarians and pet experts how to interpret pet food labels, how to prepare our pets for vet visits, we'll get grooming tips, read a book review, and find out what are the best first pets.


Pets+Us #2001: Pet Birds, 01/02/20

Dec 30, 2019
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January 5th is National Bird Day - we'll learn about some of the best pet birds, how to select the right pet bird for your family, and a special Don't Eat That just for birds. And we'll hear some heartwarming real-life stories about dogs and cats.


CBS News

On Monday, July 1, 2019 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a list of sixteen brands of dog food that may be associated with a heightened risk of heart failure in dogs. The FDA isn't suggesting that pet owners stop feeding their dogs the particular brands yet, but some vets are already advising against "grain free" foods.

Dog Food RECALL: Brands & UPC Codes impacted

Mar 1, 2018
The Dogington Post

Feb. 16, 2018 -- The FDA on Friday warned pet owners that several popular brands of dog food have been found to include small amounts of a drug used to euthanize animals. 

The agency says it is investigating how pentobarbital wound up in certain shipments of Gravy Train, Kibbles 'N Bits, Ol’ Roy, and Skippy canned wet dog food.

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