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I know what you’re thinking: “Didn’t we get rid of rabies?” It depends on which domesticated species we’re talking about. In dogs, we’re doing great! In cats, not so much. Aug 14, 2017 By Jenifer Chatfield, DVM, DACZM VETTED “I am!” “I am!” “Me too!” (Shutterstock)Rabies has been a public health issue in the United […]

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Veterinary Nurse ~ How does this sound to you?

The NAVTA and the powers that be are campaigning – neigh they have passed- an initiative to turn our hard-earned credentials into bed pan cleaners. WHAT? I’m sorry, but I do NOT like the idea of being called a veterinary Nurse, even if I am not actively practicing as a tech. Here is their logic: […]

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First identical twin dogs confirmed

http://veterinarynews.dvm360.com/first-documented-identical-twin-dogs-delivered. Irish Wolfhound puppies Cullen and Romulus were confirmed genetically identical after discovering they shared the same placenta during a Cesarean delivery.   Kurt de Cramer, BVSc, MMedVet (Gyn.), of Rant en Dal Animal Hospital in Mogale City, South Africa, noticed distress and prolonged abdominal straining during a Cesarean section on a female Irish wolfhound […]

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Flea and Tick season is upon us all!!

Have you heard about the newest line of defense against fleas and ticks? Check out new Simparica: http://www.simparica.com/ There is also Bravecto: http://us.bravecto.com/ Revolution for cats: http://revolution4cats.com/ Vectra: http://www.vectrapet.com/#!pests and Nexguard: http://www.nexgardfordogs.com/   Get informed. Ask your vet about the best flea and tick prevention for your pet!

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Blue Buffalo chew bones sold in Washington recalled

Originally published November 26, 2015 at 3:08 pm Blue Buffalo is recalling some of its Cub Size Wilderness Wild Chews Bones that were sold in PetSmart stores in Washington and eight other states because they may be contaminated with salmonella. By¬†Seattle Times staff The Seattle Times Blue Buffalo, which makes natural foods and treats for […]

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New Danger Lurking in Peanut Butter

Surprise! Xylitol appears in products you’d never suspect. At Pet Poison Helpline (PPH), we’ve discovered that xylitol, a sweetener that causes hypoglycemia and hepatic necrosis in dogs, is showing up in some very unexpected places. New products on the market such as nasal sprays, OTC sleep aids, multi¬≠vitamins, prescription sedatives, antacids, stool softeners, smoking-cessation gums […]

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Puppy dies from acute nicotine poisoning after chewing up its owner’s E-CIGARETTE inn ENGLAND

Nicotine cartridges/filters can contain anywhere from 6-36 mg of nicotine–about the same amount as in a cigarette. The bottles of liquid used to recharge the cartridges (e-liquid, e-juice) contain up to 36 mg nicotine/mL and come in 10-30 mL bottles (30 mL was largest I was able to find), so can contain as much as […]

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Does this really happen you might wonder….

There was an article that came out about a month ago that has been picked up by major newspapers and websites across the nation. It deals with a Veterinarian that was keeping a few dogs for “experimentation” according to the article. That wasn’t necessarily true, but he was keeping them alive AFTER being paid to […]

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Food Recall – yes once again!

Pro-Pet LLC Recalls a Limited Number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination Contact Consumer: 1-888-765-4190 Media: 419-394-3374 800-780-0874 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 5, 2014 – Pro-Pet LLC, St. Marys, Ohio, has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of Dry Dog and Cat Foods for possible Salmonella contamination. […]

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I’ve said it before.. but it’s worth repeating..Xylitol is DEADLY to Pets!!

VP Client Information Sheets By VIN Community Contributors   Authored by: Carlye Rose DVM, Dip. ABVP   Ladybug Graham, a Norwich terrier, died at the age of 5 months after ingesting sugarless gum with xylitol. She weighed 9.8 pounds. Only one wrapper was found. Her family created a website at www.ladybugslegacy.org to inform pet owners […]

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