Pet food & nutrition

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Any advice on coaxing a dog to eat when he's on a lot of medications?

My 7 year old mutt is being treated for unknown liver complications. He was hospitalized and is on a number of antibiotics and anti-nausea meds. They sent him home for a few days to see if his anxiety would improve so he would eat. He's only been home 12... more

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What toys help cats get exercise?

My cat Milo has to lose weight. I'm putting him on a diet, but he also has to get some exercise. Right now, he doesn't really have any toys he plays with. What are some good options?  

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