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Want pet products made in America? Try these tips!

Friday, Mar 20th, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

At the recent Global Pet Expo in Florida, I was seeing stars. Stars and Stripes, that is — the American flag and its colors emblazoned on many displays of pet products, along with variations of the proud claim they were “Made in America!”. Clearly, as concerns over Chinese and other foreign products continue, manufacturers know […]

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These wings and halo help my blind dog ‘see’

Friday, Jan 2nd, 2015 | By Dr. Marty Becker

When they see her unerringly race after and retrieve a thrown ball, some people find it hard to believe my 15-year-old Golden Retriever, Shakira, is blind. But she is, and her tendency to turn into a furry bumper car in unfamiliar surroundings tells the tale. I was recently sent a review product called “Muffin’s Halo” […]

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My picks for the top new pet products of 2014!

Tuesday, Dec 30th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

The multibillion-dollar pet industry keeps coming up with ways to make our lives with animals better. Some are toys, some are veterinary products, some are home and pet-care items. I see them throughout the year as I travel to trade shows and veterinary conferences, and I try them out myself when possible or get my […]

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What treats drive your pets crazy?

Friday, Sep 26th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

We feed our pets, including our horses, a healthy diet designed to keep them lean and healthy. That doesn’t mean they don’t get treats! Nearly all pets can have a treat now and then. The maximum should be 10 percent of total caloric intake, although it’s probably smart to keep it well below that, especially […]

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The easy new way to get a urine sample from a dog

Thursday, Jun 12th, 2014 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I’m always on the lookout for great new pet products at trade shows, and seldom am I stopped in my tracks by a product. The moment I saw the Poochie Pee Cup (I can’t say it without smiling) I stopped and got out my credit card. In the hierarchy of a veterinary hospital there are […]

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