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    Adopting a new cat

    Sep 06 2011

    This is the year of the cat according to the Vietnamese Calendar, and many animal shelters have adopted this theme to promote awareness of cats. The American Humane Association published a top 10 list…

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    Heat related problems for dogs

    Sep 06 2011

    This summer we have seen hotter than usual temperatures in many parts of North America, and the weatherman predicts that it will continue through the remainder of the summer. These soaring…

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    Girl survives rabies without treatment

    Sep 06 2011

    In May of 2011, an 8 year old girl recovered from a rabies infection without receiving post-rabies exposure injections. According to UC Davis Children's Hospital and news reports, she is the third…

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    New MRSA variant poses new concern for veterinarians, public health and medicine

    Sep 06 2011

    A new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases reports that animals can act as a reservoir to a novel strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus). The study, which was…

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    Kitten and Puppy Nutrition

    Sep 06 2011

    Spring and summer are popular times for families to adopt a new puppy or kitten. Good nutrition is one of the key factors in ensuring that your new family member achieves their full potential.…

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    Thunderstorms and Other Noise Phobias In Animals

    Sep 06 2011

    The spring, summer, and early fall herald the arrival of thunderstorms. They are also the seasons when fireworks displays and other noisy celebrations are common. Some pets, particularly dogs, can…

  • Bite injuries and your pet

    Sep 06 2011

    Spring is here and with it comes the desire to spend more time outdoors. This increased outdoor activity means that your pet runs an increased risk of getting into a fight with another animal,…