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Happy New Year!

Wednesday, Dec 31st, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I hope you and yours (pets included, of course!) have a wonderful and prosperous New Year!

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Merry Christmas!

Wednesday, Dec 24th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

May you, your family, your friends, your animals, and the whole darn world have a peaceful and merry Christmas!  

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Is it time to re-think warnings against holiday pet adoption?

Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I adopted a dog four Christmas Eves ago. It was my beloved Gracie, who I met while handing out toys and treats at the local shelter. I took one look at her sweet little face, felt her burrow into my lap, and it was all over. She was home. If I’d listened to the many […]

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Do animals go to heaven? The Pope thinks so, and so does this veterinarian

Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

It’s a topic of massive theological debate, but one few pet owners have much disagreement on: do animals go to heaven? Pope Francis recently weighed in on the topic, as reported here: “The Holy Scriptures teach us that the realization of this wonderful plan covers all that is around us, and that came out of […]

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One last chance to help America’s horses

Friday, Dec 5th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Friends, I know I’ve asked you to join me in protecting Walking Horses from terrible abuse before, but we have just a few days to pass a bill through Congress, and I need you to make your voices heard for the horses once again. The current session of Congress will end on Dec. 12, and […]

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