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paw: paw clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped.
pet: pet is a domesticated animal kept for companionship, a special loved one.

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"I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it." ~ Abraham Lincoln "An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language." ~ Martin Buber "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ~ Anatole France "In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat" ~ Warren Eckstein

FDA warns about Dog Bones

We all know that dogs are known for playing and biting bones, but FDA (Food and Drug Administration) issued a reminders that giving your dog a bone is a dangerous practice and can cause serious injury to your pet. Dr. Carmela Stamper, a veterinarian in the FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine said that “Bones are unsafe, no matter what their size. Giving your dog a bone may make your pet a candidate for a trip to your veterinarian's office later, possible emergency surgery or even death."

FDA give some reasons why its bad to give your dog a bone.

* Broken teeth.

* It can injuries mouth or tongue. Bone can get looped around your dog's lower jaw.

* Bone gets stuck in esophagus and windpipe.

* Bone gets stuck in stomach. It might went down just fine, but the bone may be too big to pass out of the stomach and into the intestines. Sharp bones might also scrape the inside of the large intestine or rectum as they move along, which can cause internal damage due to bone fragments

* Peritonitis, a difficult-to-treat bacterial infection of the abdomen caused when bone fragments poke holes in a dog's stomach or intestines.


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