Posts tagged "turkey"

Thanksgiving for a Hamster and Gerbils

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A very special hamster and gerbil Thanksgiving….so much to be thankful for…..and few people have seen this every day…. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.

Pet Safety Tips for the Holidays

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Turkey may be acceptable to pets in SMALL portions….and other holiday related issues and concerns with Dr. Heather Loenser of the American Animal Hospital Association.  You’ll be surprised to hear about the problem she sees most often as an emergency veterinarian.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button.... Read more »

Turkey and Dogs, What To Do/What Not To Do

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I have no doubts this person (whoever she is – just a random youtube person) loves her dogs….and the good news isn’t offering turkey from the dining room table, is giving about the right proportion (any more could upset a tummy in dogs this size) and doesn’t want them to burn their tongues. However, she... Read more »

Animals and the Kids Who Love Them

Animals and the Kids Who Love Them
By Steve Dale Zach had a history of running away. Zach isn’t a roaming dog, but instead he’s a child with autism who likes to roam. His mom, Julie Yanez, of Minneapolis, MN, tells the story of how an assistance dog named Midas changed Zach’s life, as well as the life of her entire family.... Read more »

Relax, Have a Slice of Turkey

Feeding the amino acid tryptophan to young female pigs makes them less aggressive and easier to manage, according to a  recent study. Tryptophan, which is only acquired through diet, is the precursor for the calming cerebral neurotransmitter serotonin. The supplemented diet raised blood concentrations of tryptophan in 3-month-old female pigs by 180 percent, and by... Read more »