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  • Ringworm, Pets and People

    Nov 01 2011

    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…

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    Cats and their litter boxes

    Nov 01 2011

    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…

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    Early Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

    Oct 27 2011

    November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month …

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    Halloween and the family pet

    Oct 07 2011

    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…

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    Researchers identify a protein that helps treat canine lymphoma

    Oct 07 2011

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

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    Rabies annually causes 55,000 human deaths worldwide

    Sep 01 2011

    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…

  • Ten Common Dog Myths

    Sep 01 2011

    1. Dogs don't need to be housebroken - they naturally know where to go. If they make a mess in the house, they should be punished. …