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Many problem behaviors can be solved through proper training, simple environment changes, medications, and/or behavior modification techniques.

Backyard poultry and other livestock are growing in popularity in urban and suburban areas and offer numerous benefits—and challenges. Before you get started, make sure you have all your chicks in row!

The best time for plan for an emergency is before it occurs. Get guidance on how to plan for emergencies, required supplies, safety, and responding to disasters.

Ohio first responders are permitted to stabilize animals in emergency situations. Find out what the law permits and how to perform basic first aid on pets.

At some point, your pet is going to get sick or hurt. Find out what the most common ailments are, which are emergencies, and what you can do at home to protect your pets.

Although some human drugs can be used in animals, the frequency and dosage depend on a number of factors. Other medications should never be given to pets. Safe or not, it's best to get the facts from the animal care expert: Your veterinarian.

Bringing an animal into your family is more than going to the shelter and picking the perfect pet. Responsible pet ownership requires regular care, proper nutrition, preventive measures, and more.

Animals serve many purposes beyond companionship. Learn more about the jobs they can have, training, and the laws governing service animals.

Whether traveling cross-country on a family vacation or just down the street, you need to take precautions to make sure your pet stays safe and healthy.

Although there are many resources on the internet that can help you care for your pet, nothing trumps your veterinarian's expertise. Find out why regular veterinary care is essential to your pets and what to expect when you visit the vet.

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