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ELCR Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

The campaign will support the development of a Planning and Zoning Guide for Horse Friendly Communities. The guide will provide beginning and advanced information, tools and other resources to horsemen, community leaders and planners to help them understand how to successfully include horses and horse-related activities in their community planning efforts, and why they should. To find out more about this exciting project, please visit our campaign site.




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Novartis Animal Health Sold to Eli Lilly

EliLillyEli Lilly and Company will acquire Novartis Animal Health for approximately $5.4 billion in an all-cash transaction that will strengthen and diversify Lilly’s own animal health business, Elanco.

This will make Elanco the second-largest animal health company in terms of global revenue, will solidify its number two ranking in the U.S., and improve its position in Europe and the rest of the world.

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How To House Train Your Dog

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This article gives a few pointers on the fundamentals of house training your dog. House training your dog can be achieved surprisingly quickly if you follow a few simple steps and take the time to be consistent.

Make sure to give your dog a routine. Always be sure to take them outside first thing in the morning, straight after meals and just before bedtime, these times are crucial.



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Health Risks for Overweight Cats

heavykittyCats in particular are falling victim to the obesity epidemic for reasons we may not easily recognize. Americans comprise one of the fattest societies on the planet and 1 out of 3 adults is overweight or obese. These alarming statistics are also true for our pets. Obesity in pets is defined as those who weigh 20-25% above their ideal body weight.(1) Cats in particular are falling victim to the obesity epidemic for reasons we may not easily recognize. Several things must be considered when exploring the causes and health effects of feline obesity. Continue reading