The Chicken, the Egg, and the Rabbit: Which Comes First on My Food Energy List?

Photo of the exotic and wild hen of the Hawaiian islands

This article originally appeared on Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on petMD. As Easter approaches, our thoughts turn to baby chicks, egg hunts, and chocolate rabbits, all of which create happy thoughts for people and potential health hazardous for our pets. Baby chicks can spread bacterial organisms (Salmonella, etc.) to both people and pets. Taking your […]

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Keeping Your Pet Safe from the Dangers of Winter

Phot of Sled Dogs Park City Utah

This article appeared as a guest post on the Embrace Pet Insurance Blog. Seasonal changes create altered patterns of daylight, temperature, and humidity. Besides cold and snow, winter is especially dangerous for pets due to the repeated dispersing of toxins serving to facilitate human acclimation to averse weather. How can your pets thrive this winter […]

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Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns

H1N1 Pumpkin Photo Credit ChrisStreeter Flickr Creative Commons

H1N1 Pumpkin photo by ChrisStreeter — Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic Just when you thought it was again safe to sneeze without covering your face with your elbow, 2009 H1N1 has made a reemergence in cats infected by their human owner. The H1N1 influenza virus, previously known as swine flu, is now termed […]

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