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May 07, 2013, 14:50 ET

Legislation Puts Safety First When Buying Pet Medications

 They have the best intentions, keeping their pets healthy and saving money.  Sounds like a good thing to do, right?  Not when it...

Nov 16, 2012, 14:37 ET

California One of Five States with Lowest Antibiotic Use in Nation

Researchers found significant regional variation and trends in antibiotic use between 1999-2010  Research revealed during "Get Smart...

Aug 30, 2012, 14:44 ET

California Medical Association Calls on Aetna to Stop Retaliatory Behavior Against Physicians

In response to a lawsuit filed earlier this summer, Aetna Life Insurance Company and its local subsidiary, Aetna Health of California (Aetna), have...

Oct 07, 2010, 15:27 ET

Dog Parks Harbor Risks as Well as Fun

Ever witness a dogfight at the OK-9 Corral?  Maybe your local dog park doesn't have that reputation, but there are hidden dangers that dog...

Aug 10, 2010, 17:07 ET

Foxtails can be a Summer Health Hazard for Animals

 If Alfred Hitchcock had made a movie to scare pet owners, he might have called it "The Foxtails."  Many outdoor animals can suffer from...

Aug 06, 2010, 11:14 ET

California Home Medical Providers Call on Congress to Preserve Homecare as an Option for Seniors and People with Disabilities Under Medicare

Providers of home medical equipment and services across California are proposing a fiscally responsible alternative to the mislabeled "competitive"...

May 20, 2010, 17:23 ET

Snakes in the Grass Can Be Fatal to Dogs

Now that it is spring, pet owners will be taking their dogs outside more for walks, hiking, and camping. While fun is anticipated, pet owners...

Mar 25, 2010, 12:32 ET

Should You Adopt a Real Easter Bunny?

Baby bunnies are cute and quite popular around Easter, but if you want to buy a live one, the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)...

Dec 07, 2009, 13:24 ET

Some Myths About Dogs and Cats Are Not Only False - They're Dangerous!

"You can't teach an old dog new tricks," it's often said. In fact, you can. However, old myths about pets continue to be passed down from...

Sep 22, 2009, 16:36 ET

Reward Yourself by Taking Your Dog to Obedience Training

Training a dog or puppy can be life changing - for pet owners as well as their dogs. "Obedience training enriches the bond between dogs and...

Jul 21, 2009, 18:57 ET

Tips for Transporting Your Pet in California

If you are going on a road trip and bringing along a pet, you should be aware of California's laws on pet safety. The California Veterinary...

May 06, 2009, 19:24 ET

Prepare Your Pet for a First Veterinary Visit

Casey was having a good time - after what seemed like just another car ride, she was taken for a walk on a leash, and then the beagle was brought...

Mar 05, 2009, 13:33 ET

Consumers Beware: Unlicensed Care of Animals May Cause Health Problems and Increased Costs

The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) warns consumers their pets may be put at risk when procedures such as teeth cleaning or...

Feb 19, 2009, 13:12 ET

Pet Owners Avoid a Tax on Their Pet's Health Care in California's Budget

State Veterinary Association and nation's largest animal protection group say taxing pet and food animal health care would create hardship for pet...

Nov 14, 2008, 18:14 ET

California Veterinarians Ask Governor to Not Tax Veterinary Services

The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) today announced a statewide campaign by veterinarians and consumers opposing Governor...

Nov 04, 2008, 18:44 ET

Spot the Warning Signs of Cancer in Your Pet

Cancer in pets is more common than you think. It is the number one natural cause of death in geriatric cats and dogs and accounts for nearly 50...

Sep 16, 2008, 01:00 ET

Pets Are Living Longer With Advancements in Veterinary Medicine

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Like humans, animals go through different life stages, and their needs will change as they age....

Jun 23, 2008, 01:00 ET

Saddle Up! Getting a Jump on Proper Horse Care

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Many children and teenagers love horses and often parents buy or lease a horse for their child to...

Apr 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

California Veterinarians Recognize National Pet Week With Tips to Keep Your Animal in a Safe Environment

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- National Pet Week, May 4-10, celebrates the relationships formed between humans and animals and is...

Apr 07, 2008, 01:00 ET

Worried Your Pet Will Get Lost or Stolen? Invest in Pet Identification

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Many pet owners take their animals for granted thinking they'll always be at their side. But...

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