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How to Spot and Avoid Online Pet Scams

Crooks are taking advantage of people looking to get, or find, a dog or cat.

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How Safe Is Your Child’s Summer Camp?

Experts explain how to find out if a camp takes safety seriously.

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Hidden Dangers of Unusual Pets

What to know about guinea pigs, snakes, ferrets, iguanas and more.

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Stimulant Usage Among Teens Starts Before College, Study Finds

Efforts to prevent illegal use should begin in middle school.

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Is Raw Pet Food Safe?

Raw pet food can contain bacteria such as Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Follow these tips if you decide to take the risk.

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5 Healthy Hygiene Habits Your Child Needs to Learn

Even young kids can master simple self-care practices — with a little help from Mom and Dad.

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Postpartum Depression — Dads Get It, Too

A cry for help in new fathers may be mistaken for selfishness.

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5 Ways to Choose the Best Kennel for Your Dog

Keep your pooch safe and happy while you’re away.

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Parents: Are Your Kids Getting Enough Free Play Time?

Too little unstructured time can leave children stressed, depressed and unable to cope with life’s ups and downs.

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8 Smart Ways to Toddler-Proof Your Kitchen

A kid underfoot while you cook can be a recipe for disaster. Play it safe with some simple precautions.

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Is Your Dog Overweight?

Here’s how to help Fido lose fat and get fit.

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How to Teach Your Dog Not to Bite

Concerned your canine friend might take a nip out of the neighbor? Sink your teeth into these tips.

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6 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

Bury them in a burrito, hide them in a pancake and other smart strategies.

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13 Health Symptoms Cat Owners Should Never Ignore

What your cat’s scratching, tummy trouble or crankiness could be trying to tell you.

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Should You Shave Your Dog For Summer? No Way, Vets Say

Before you take your dog to the groomer, learn why it’s cooler to let your canine pal go “au naturel.”