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Toxic foods – tantalizing flavors can spell trouble for our pets

March 2, 2017 Kelly Diehl, DVM, MS, ACVIM

Although it is tempting to share a tasty treat with our pet, many foods that are safe for humans can be toxic for our dogs and cats. As concerned pet parents, it’s important to know which ones are especially problematic.

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Buzz off! Protecting your pets from diseases spread by insects

July 26, 2016

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil just around the corner, concerns about the Zika virus have filled the news. But Zika is only one of many diseases, both mild and serious, spread by insects such as mosquitoes and ticks. These vector-borne diseases affect people all over the world, and our dog and cat companions are susceptible to many of these same infections. Pet owners need to be vigilant to keep their pets healthy and happy during the “biting” season.

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Cancer Affects Humans and Furkids Alike: Walk Program Helps You Fight Back

August 28, 2014

Friends and I were recently brought together to celebrate the life of a wonderful man. Though he had lived a full and loving life, it was cut short because of cancer. Looking around the room, I saw a friend who wept with tears because his mother is being treated for the same disease, and another friend who sat back sadly because her four-legged “child” had recently been diagnosed with this deadly disease...

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POSTED IN: Pet health


We’re Proud to Enter Charity Navigator’s Top 10%

July 2, 2013

What does Morris Animal Foundation have in common with the best charities in America? For the third consecutive year, we’ve been rated as a four-star charity by Charity Navigator.

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Keeping Your Pets Safe and Healthy During a Natural Disaster

June 12, 2013 MAF

With natural disasters seemingly popping up left and right, it’s important that all pet owners take the necessary precautions to keep their animals safe and healthy, especially in the case of an evacuation.

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Morris Animal Foundation Gets Surprise at BlogPaws 2012

June 28, 2012 MAF

Once a year, the nation’s leading online voices in pet health, advocacy, welfare and lifestyle come together at the BlogPaws annual conference, and Morris Animal Foundation staff was delighted to join this year’s event.

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Veterinarians that give back: Dr. Greg Perrault welcomes and educates

May 28, 2010 MAF

The waiting room at Cats & Dogs Animal Hospital in Long Beach, California, feels more like a friend’s living room than a hospital waiting room.

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Share Your Canine Cancer Memories and Stories

February 17, 2010 MAF

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2009: A Year of Animal Health Successes

December 14, 2009 Morris Animal Foundation

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Signs Your Dog May Have Arthritis*

August 30, 2009 MAF

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Signs Your Cat May Have Arthritis

August 19, 2009 MAF

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New Research Will Improve Life for Shelter Cats

August 14, 2009 MAF

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Exciting Potential Asthma Treatment for Cats

August 10, 2009 MAF

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