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While some think chubby pets are cute, overweight pets are in danger of obesity-related health problems that can lead to chronic diseases or even emergency situations.

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High-Rise Syndrome is a Risk for Portland Pets

As Portland continues to grow “up” with the addition of numerous high-rise apartment buildings, local pets are at a greater risk of suffering from high-rise syndrome, especially during the hotter days of summer. High-rise syndrome commonly refers to cats and dogs falling from a two-story surface or higher.

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Fourth of July: Celebrate with Pet Safety in Mind

Every year on Independence Day many families experience pet emergencies. The celebration and festivities can cause several hazards to pets that can not only be distressing to them, but also harmful. Loud noises from exploding fireworks, unfamiliar guests, as well as fire hazards and holiday food can result in stress and injury to pets.

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Pets and Sunburns: A Q&A

A summer day is always better when spent with your favorite pup, but the sun can do some serious damage to your pet’s delicate skin. Just like humans, excessive exposure to the sun can lead to skin problems for dogs and cats, including cancer.

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