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When Man Meets Dog

A special relationship that started over six years ago on Phu Quoc

There are many attractions that keep expats living in Vietnam: culture, food, the love of a person, or the simple delight of living in a warm, tropical environment. However, […]

By |January 18th, 2017|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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First Aid for Pets

Be ready to do first-aid on your pet in case of an emergency

Knowledge of basic First-Aid can save your pet’s life, and help to avoid the feeling of panic that accompanies emergency situations. While we all hope that we never […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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The Persistent Danger of Rabies

Make sure you are vaccinated, and your pets are too!

At the recent Vietnam Animal Welfare Conference, an annual event promoting animal (domestic, farm and wildlife) protection, Dr. Phan Xuan Thao, Director at the HCMC Department of Animal Health, presented a […]

By |November 27th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Itchy and Scratchy

Tips on how to safeguard our furry friends from ticks and fleas

We all love to cuddle up to our furry family, but the soft and warm fur that we so love is also the perfect hiding place for pesky parasites!

Far […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Pet Tech

How the Internet of Things can help take care of our pets

The concept of pet tecH, or the Internet of Things (IoT) for Pets, is all about connecting, interacting and receiving real time information of our dogs and cats through intelligent, […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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The Golden Years

Handling the problems of old age in your pet

It is not unusual for the behavior and habits of our pets to change—just like people—as they get older. While some of these are consistent with old age, such as declining activity […]

By |August 28th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Nine+ Lives

An entertaining story about rescuing and adopting stray cats in Vietnam

During an 18-month stay in Viet Nam, my girlfriend and I become sidetracked by an orphaned kitten suffering from a broken leg and living by a bridge where dog-and-cat-thieves roam. After […]

By |August 21st, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Going Native

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Exploring the special dog breeds of Vietnam

Vietnam is home to beautiful living national treasures that few people know about. The treasures are steeped in myth, legend and cultural folklores. Brave and strong hunters, fierce protectors and loyal […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Clean as a Hound’s Tooth

Partnering with your veterinarian to fight dental disease

We all brush our teeth, but how many of us do the same for our pets? Often we completely ignore our pet’s teeth—which can be a big mistake!

Periodontitis is a bacterial infection of […]

By |June 19th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments
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Kid’s Best Friend

Discover whether owning a pet can reduce your child’s chances of developing allergies

Adopting my three rescue cats is both the best and worst decision I’ve ever made. Having grown up around household pets it finally hit me that I was […]

By |May 29th, 2016|Family, Pets|0 Comments