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    Military Care Packages

    Nov 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    In honor of Veterans Day, we will be collecting donations for our deployed troops so they know they are not forgotten. Each hospital within the McGrath Network has selected a…

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    Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

    Nov 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Thanksgiving is a happy time full of family, food and giving. Sometimes, however, this holiday can lead to illness for our pets. “Veterinarians experience an increased number of office calls…

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    Rescue Dog Saves Baby’s Life

    Nov 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Animals in the News

    A Portland, Connecticut dog has repaid the couple who rescued him from a shelter six years ago. Duke, who was taken in by the Brousseau family as a rescue, is…

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    Adopting a New Pet

    Nov 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Adopting and caring for a companion animal goes far beyond providing food, water and shelter. It takes research and careful planning to bring the right pet into your home, and…

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    8 Great Reasons to Adopt a Pet

    Nov 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    1. You’ll save a life (or two) The ASPCA estimates that approximately 7 million dogs and cats enter animal shelters nationwide every year. Due to the limited space at shelters,…

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    Soldier and Dog Bond on the Battlefield

    Nov 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    The shrapnel tore into his midsection and his right leg was bleeding profusely. Marine Cpl. Joseph Singer was severely wounded on the field in Afghanistan and fretted about his dog.…

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    Pet First-Aid

    Oct 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Despite our best intentions to protect our pets, accidents can and do happen. In any medical emergency, it is important that you stay calm and bring your pet to a…

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    Preparing for a Disaster

    Oct 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends that all families have a clear plan to deal with emergency situations. These recommendations now officially include pets in disaster plans. FEMA Administrator…

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    Halloween Safety Tips

    Oct 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for the whole family. However, for some pets, it can be a frightening and stressful time. We recommend taking these simple precautions…

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    Our Clients are Asking…

    Oct 01 2012

    Jason - Web Admin | Pawsitively News

    Question:Are the fleas worse this year than in past years? Answer: There is no definitive proof that the flea population in New England is larger now than in past years.…