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Health Care Providers Advise Cautionary Measures as MERS Infections Spread

This article originally appeared on Dr. Mahaney’s The Daily Vet column on PetMD as Health Care Providers Advise Cautionary Measures as MERS Infections Spread. Zoonotic diseases, which are caused by infectious organisms spreading among species (animals to humans and vice versa), are a continual source of intrigue for me as a practicing veterinarian. Although bacteria, […]

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Street Dog With Limb Deformity Reminiscent of My DELTA Rescue Patient

The second day of catch, treat, and release for dogs roaming free on the streets of Iquitos had us operating in a familiar setting and feeling more confident in our ability to function efficiently as an international team in support of Amazon Cares. We started this day on a positive note as the pleasant sun […]

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

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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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Feline Fanciers Love Tokyo’s Calico Cat Cafe

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During airline travel, my incessant desire for intellectual stimulation compels me to devour whatever printed material is accessible when electronic media is required to be turned off. Therefore, I often find myself perusing airline magazines and finding inspiring topics for my pet care articles. Recently, United Airlines’ Hemispheres offered up an account of the trendy […]

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