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Keeping your pet through the recession

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Deborah Thomas and her pet Armand in Thomas' New York City apartment. Thomas is deciding how to care for Armand with his increasing vet costs. (Photo by Laurie Rich/CNS)

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Deborah Thomas and her pet Armand in Thomas' New York City apartment. Thomas is deciding how to care for Armand with his increasing vet costs. (Photo by Laurie Rich/CNS)

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Animal shelters are seeing a rise in "recession pets." (Photo by Laurie Rich/CNS)

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Animal shelters are swollen with “recession pets,” given up because of layoffs, foreclosures and forced moves. Here are a few cost-cutting tips on how to keep your furry friend during the economic storm.


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