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KARE11 features BluePearl’s Dr. Donnell Hansen on pet insurance report

Click here to view the original report Pet Insurance: To buy or not to buy? GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.– Pet owners across the nation will spend an estimated $15.73 billion dollars on veterinary care by the end of 2015, according to the American Pet Products Association. The number of pet insurance companies competing for a piece […]
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BluePearl’s Dr. Boaz Levitin interviewed by CBS NY on dangers of xylitol

Click here to view the original report Sweetener ‘Xylitol’ Growing In Popularity, Could Be Harmful To Pets « CBS New York As CBS2’s Emily Smith reported, a natural sweetener called xylitol could be deadly for pets. Most dog owners know how harmful chocolate can be to their pets, now xylitol has been added to the […]
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USA Today features rescued baby squirrel who has eye surgery at BluePearl

Click here to read the original story. Rescued baby squirrel with glaucoma has eye removed DETROIT — The options were limited when Thelma and Louise — 4-week-old squirrels found in a yard — were brought to a veterinary hospital in Birmingham. “It was euthanize them or try to raise them,” said Dr. Laura Witherell. The veterinarian […]
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Good Morning America – Dog survives gunshot during burglary of owner’s home

Click here to read the original report A five-year-old dog recently survived being shot in the head during a burglary at his owner’s home in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Rhodesian Ridgeback named Anubis had the bullet — which went through his skin, grazed his skull and lodged in his neck — removed today by Dr. […]
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USA Today: X-ray shows spoon Gilbert puppy swallowed

Click here to read the original report. A Gilbert family’s pet dog, Tank, swallowed a metal spoon while he was eating mashed potatoes. The 8-month-old puppy was rushed to the Emergency Animal Clinic, a BluePearl Veterinary Hospital, where veterinarians determined he did not need surgery to remove the silverware. The family was instead referred to […]
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KCTV features kitten treated at BluePearl after being rescued from baseball stadium

Click here to read the original report. Injured kitten found at The K receives “royal” treatment   KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – An injured 5-month-old kitten found wandering around Kauffman Stadium picked a good night to catch a Royals game.Moose, named after Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas, was spotted at the ballpark during last Tuesday’s game during Bark in […]
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Washington Post features emaciated dog treated at BluePearl hospital in Atlanta

Click here to read the original report. Dog starved to ‘brink of death’ rescued in Atlanta When authorities found a 2-year-old Boxer, he was tied outside a church, each of his ribs poking out from his side, his spine protruding from his back. He was starving and “seemingly on the brink of death,” a rescue […]
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ABC News – NYC woman’s dog survives being shot in the mouth by ex-boyfriend

Click here to view the original report. A year-old pit bull named Honey survived being shot point blank in the mouth by her owner’s ex-boyfriend during an argument at her Brooklyn apartment in New York City, according to Honey’s owner and a criminal court complaint. Honey’s owner, Asha Stringfield, 24, told ABC News today that […]
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Pioneer Press features veterinarian whose dog swallowed a 7-inch skewer

Pet dog Crickett ate something bad and taught her family a lesson By Molly Guthrey mguthrey@pioneerpress.com After lifesaving surgery to remove a wood skewer that pierced her stomach, intestines and spleen, Crickett is back home and doing well. tt. “Last Saturday, she just wasn’t quite right,” says Donnell Hansen of her family’s 2-year-old rescue mutt. “She […]
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Once abandoned, kitten born without eyelids now has bright future

Click here to read original article. A kitten born without upper eyelids and without a home now is on track to have both, thanks to the efforts of a local veterinary practice and the Humane Society of Huron Valley. Butterfly the kitten was found alone on busy Washtenaw Avenue near U.S. 23 several months ago […]
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