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    Hairballs in Cats

    Nov 01 2015

    Hairballs are an inevitable part of life for many cats. For some cats, hairballs may only be a problem during the shedding seasons of spring and fall. For others, especially long haired cats or cats…

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    Girl survives rabies without treatment

    Aug 01 2015

    In May of 2011, an 8 year old girl recovered from a rabies infection without receiving post-rabies exposure injections. According to UC Davis Children's Hospital and news reports, she is the third…

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    Cats and their litter boxes

    Aug 01 2015

    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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    Rabies annually causes 55,000 human deaths worldwide

    Aug 01 2015

    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…

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    Researchers identify a protein that helps treat canine lymphoma

    Aug 01 2015

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

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    Ten Common Dog Myths

    Jul 15 2015

    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.…

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    Rabies as a human health threat

    Jul 01 2015

    In August 2010, the Peruvian Health Ministry reported an outbreak of rabies in humans caused by bites from vampire bats. Vampire bats normally feed on blood from livestock or other animals, attacking…