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

    Jul 01 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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    Thunderstorms and Other Noise Phobias In Animals

    Jun 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…

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    Kitten and Puppy Nutrition

    Jun 01 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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    Bite injuries and your pet

    May 01 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,…

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    Heartworm Disease Prevention

    May 01 2011

    In the United States …

  • Chocolate Poisoning

    Apr 01 2011

    With Easter arriving this month, your pet may get into the treats left behind by the Easter Bunny. With their sensitive noses, dogs can easily sniff out chocolate goodies from the best hiding spots!…

  • What's in a pet food label?

    Apr 01 2011

    Pet food labels contain a lot of information, some of which is easily misunderstood. Government regulations dictate the minimum information that will be found on a label, and this information varies…