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What to do about those Easter chicks

Though many people want to bring home adorable fluffy chicks and ducklings around Easter, remember that they require a lot of care and can bring harmful bacteria into your home. Read on to learn about fun alternatives for your Easter holiday. The post What to do about those Easter chicks appeared first on Animal Care Group of Lake Oswego.

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Pet of the Month: Charlie Urch

Pet of the Month: Charlie Urch The post Pet of the Month: Charlie Urch appeared first on Animal Care Group of Lake Oswego.

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How Dogs‘ Sensitive Noses Could Change Cancer Diagnosis

If you could ‘see‘ a smell, it would look something like a drop of food coloring dispersing through a cup of water with intense knots in some places and misty tendrils around the borders. Olfaction scientists call these ‘odor landscapes‘-it‘s why sometimes you get a whiff of a nasty smell while your cubiclemate sits blissfully unaware. Moving through these odor landscapes with a human nose is relatively unremarkable.

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The Life-Changing Magic of Pet Ownership

Hypertension is one of the many risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, the most significant cause of human mortality in the world. In an Australian study with 5,741 patients, researchers found that interactions with pets lowered systolic blood pressures significantly [1]. In a later study, researchers found that pet ownership reduced blood pressure better than ACE inhibitors, a type of blood pressure medication [2]. These two studie

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Pet of the Month: Miley Martin

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