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  • Dec 19 2011

    Cabin Fever and Pets

    During the cold winter months in much of the country, people often develop the winter blues due to cabin fever. It is also common for pets to get cabin fever, and they may develop behavior problems as…

  • Dec 01 2011

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    Diabetes and your pet

    Diabetes mellitus, commonly shortened to diabetes, is a disease that threatens both humans and pets. Paralleling the situation in humans, more and more cats and dogs are being diagnosed with diabetes…

  • Nov 01 2011

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    Ringworm, Pets and People

    Ringworm, also called dermatophytosis, is a fungal infection that occurs in the skin, hair and nails. The fungi feed on the keratin that is found in the outer layers of these structures. Ringworm…

  • Nov 01 2011

    Cats and their litter boxes

    Cat owners often become stressed because their cats do not use the litter box properly. In fact, inappropriate elimination, which means urinating and/or defecating in an unacceptable place is one of…

  • Oct 07 2011

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    Halloween and the family pet

    As Halloween approaches, both children and adults look forward to the familiar rituals associated with ‘trick or treat’, including dressing up and indulging a sweet tooth. However, the very things…

  • Oct 07 2011

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    Researchers identify a protein that helps treat canine lymphoma

    Lymphoma is a form of cancer that occurs spontaneously in dogs and represents about 6% of all canine cancers.…

  • Sep 06 2011

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    Rabies annually causes 55,000 human deaths worldwide

    Rabies, a zoonotic viral disease, infects domestic and wild animals and is transmitted to other animals and humans through close contact with saliva from infected animals - such as a bite or scratch…