Reduce the Potential for Zoonotic Disease Transmission

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This article originally appeared on Dr Mahaney’s The Daily Vet columnon petMD. What makes a kid-friendly pet? From my standpoint as a clinical practice veterinarian, kid-friendly pets are those that won’t directly traumatize a child or spread illness. Pets always have the potential to traumatize a child by scratching, biting, or pushing one over. Additionally, […]

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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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