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Can Dog DNA Stop Animal Abuse?

No Comments 14 September 2014

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Living with Pet Allergies

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Living with Pet Allergies

No Comments 06 March 2012

Many cat and dog lovers simply do without because of their allergies. In fact, pet allergies are not uncommon and it is estimated that 50 million Americans suffer from some form of pet allergy. But the exciting reality is most of these pet allergy sufferers can still share their homes with furry loved ones. In […]

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Get Healthy with Fido!

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Training

Get Healthy with Fido!

1 Comment 18 January 2012

Well it’s that time of year when New Year’s Resolutions start to get a little fuzzy. If one of your goals this year is to get healthy, then read on! Have you considered bring your dog with you on your journey to better health? Many dogs in this country suffer from obesity, caused by lack […]

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Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

Castor & Pollux News, Dog-on-Diet Program, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Dog-on-Diet Week 3 Update

4 Comments 28 October 2011

Gizmo Gizmo loves going to the park and chasing squirrels.           Sgt. Pepper Hi there. Just wanted you to see (pic attached) how energetic Sgt. Pepper felt this weekend after nearly a week of 100% Organix Weight Mgmt.! He raced his 1yr old “sister” and 9 month old “brother”. He has […]

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Columnist Talks Pets

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Stories & News

Columnist Talks Pets

No Comments 05 October 2011

Life’s experiences can take us in many directions and take on many forms. For Monique Balas, adopting and caring for a friend’s older kitty with hyperthyroidism (a not uncommon disease afflicting our feline friends) turned her writing career into a focus on Pets. Her cat Madeline was her closest companion for six years. “During that […]

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Introducing Our Dog-on-Diet Participants!

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Introducing Our Dog-on-Diet Participants!

46 Comments 26 September 2011

We’d like for you to get to know the 24 wonderful pups that we will be featuring over the next 3 months! You’ll be hearing from each on a regular basis on the blog and Facebook. Welcome to the Dog-on-Diet!!!! X-Small Dogs (Less than 10 Pounds Ideal) Tator Tot the 7-year-old Chihuahua, whose owner describes […]

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Castor & Pollux News, Pet Adoption

If you’re looking for adorable, thoughtful, playful, and cuddly..

No Comments 15 September 2011

..then you’ve found it! Percy,”the cutest puppy I’ve ever met” according to his foster mom, is a 1 month old Pit Mix available for adoption through Austin Pets Alive! He plays hard and is known to carry his own blankie. When the mood strikes he sits quietly; contemplating. Who knows what such a young pup […]

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Dog-On-Diet Program Details

Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety, Pet Stories & News

Dog-On-Diet Program Details

16 Comments 12 September 2011

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, an estimated 54% of dogs and cats in the United States are overweight or obese – that’s 93 million dogs and cats! This can be attributed to many different factors – over-feeding, lack of exercise or aging. Maybe you just adopted an adult pet that came home […]

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Castor & Pollux News, Pet Health & Safety

Read Any Ingredient Labels Lately?

3 Comments 07 September 2011

As I walked down the aisles of a local food for pets store, browsing at the various options I began to pick up the bags and look at the ingredients. I was more than a little surprised with what I saw. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that working for Castor & Pollux makes […]

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Castor & Pollux News, Pet Adoption

The Sweetest Chocolate Lab Mix in Town!

No Comments 26 August 2011

Look at this gorgeous boy and just try to say no. I dare you! Cadbury is a roughly 3year old lab mix rescue that need a family to love him forever.. He likes to play with toys, people, and other dogs. He is crate trained and has had some obedience training and I have no […]

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