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Veterinarian Cautions Against Using Unnecessary Over-the-Counter Drugs

A Kansas State University veterinarian cautions pet owners against using over-the-counter antibiotics to treat tear stains, which are often only a cosmetic issue.

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Animal Therapy Reduces Anxiety, Loneliness Symptoms in College Students

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Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College of Art and Design.

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What Every Dog Owner Needs to Know About Parvovirus

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Dog Waste Contaminates Our Waterways

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Americans love their dogs, but they don't always love to pick up after them. And that's a problem. Dog feces left on the ground wash into waterways, sometimes carrying bacteria — including antibiotic-resistant strains — that can make people sick. Now scientists have developed a new genetic test to figure out how much dogs are contributing to this health concern, according to a report in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology.

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New Cancer Drug for Dogs Benefits Human Research, Drug Development

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A new cancer drug for ‘man’s best friend’ is helping advance cancer therapies for humans, too.

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Cats Lend a Helping Paw in the Search for Anti-HIV Drugs

Researchers at the Technion say a protein found in both the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) - which causes AIDS in cats - and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) might inspire new anti-HIV drugs.

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Pig Pheromone Proves Useful in Curtailing Bad Behavior in Dogs

A professor at Texas Tech discovers Androstenone can stop dogs from barking, jumping.

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Veterinarians Use Nanoparticles to Deliver Cancer Treatment in Dogs, Cats

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Veterinarians are testing the use of gold nanoparticles and a targeted laser treatment for solid tumors in dogs and cats.The nanoparticles circulate in the bloodstream and become temporarily captured within the incomplete blood vessel walls common in solid tumors. Then, a non-ablative laser is employed against the tumor.

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Rising Temperatures Can Be Hard on a Dog's Life

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Kansas State University veterinarian says to know the signs of heat exhaustion to make sure your pet isn't overdoing it this summer.

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Dog Jealousy: Study Suggests Primordial Origins for the ‘Green-Eyed Monster’

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Dogs exhibit jealous behaviors. The first experimental test of jealousy in dogs supports the view that the emotion evolved to protect social bonds from interlopers.

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