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  • Apr 01 2012

    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use in Companion Animals

    In February 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Centre for Veterinary Medicine held a Webinar entitled, "Advice to Dog Owners Whose Pets Take NSAIDs." The webinar, which is about half an hour…

  • Apr 01 2012

    Maintaining your Pet’s Health Through Wellness Examinations

    To keep your companion animals healthy, you should take them to your veterinarian at least once per year for a routine examination, often called a wellness exam. …

  • 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

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    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…