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KCBS Animal Update: The Health Benefits Of Having Pets

Many companies have begun to allow pets into the workplace. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA explains why she thinks this is a win-win policy.

08/05/2013

Kittens.

Animal Update: What Is Kitten Season?

A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.

07/29/2013

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Animal Update: Tips For Hot Summer Days

Given how temperate San Francisco is, it doesn’t seem like you’d have to worry about hot weather and pets, but Dr. Jennifer Scarlet reminds us that the heat can soar inland, which can be very dangerous for your loved ones.

07/22/2013

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Animal Update: Preventative Cat Health

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett confirms the rumors are true; cat guardians aren’t as good as other pet owners when it comes to getting their little loved ones in for regular visits with the veterinarian.

07/16/2013

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KCBS Animal Update: Itchiness And Pets

It might be a tough call when it comes to normal itchiness and the kind that requires treatment in terms of your pet, but the SF SPCA has some tips on when you should seek help.

07/08/2013

Rescued Pets

Animal Update: The Importance Of Microchipping Pets

Should your pet ever get lost, there is a simple and safe way for owners to locate their furry little loved ones. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett talks about microchips for cats and dogs.

07/03/2013

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Animal Update: End Of Life Decisions For Your Pet

End of life decisions can be costly and also very emotional for pet guardians.

05/27/2013

Animal Update: Preventing Dog Bites

Sunday marked the beginning of National Dog Bite Prevention Week.

05/20/2013

A chihuahua dog. (Chris Weeks/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Chihuahuas Need Help

Animal Shelters across California are overflowing with Chihuahuas—that’s right, the smart and lovable breed is in trouble. Hundreds of these guys and gals are in need of rescue.

04/15/2013

Animal Update: Escalator Safety For Dogs

In this Animal Update we ask our veterinarian about the increasing number of dogs experiencing traumatic injuries because of escalators.

03/11/2013

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