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Veterinarian Warns of Parvo Risk for Puppies at Parks

The Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center is seeing more cases of parvovirus and cautions pet owners to keep puppies from crowded areas like dog parks until fully vaccinated.

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Research Points to Effective Methods of Freezing Avian Red Blood Cells

New research published in the American Journal of Veterinary Research has found that a substance called dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) shows promise as a potential cryopreservant for freezing avian blood.

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Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Study Highlighted During Dog Bite Prevention Week

Prior studies have shown that most dog bite injuries result from family dogs. A new study conducted by Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Children’s Hospital shed some further light on the nature of these injuries.

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Fire Ant Stings Can Be Risky for Kids, Pets

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Fire ants can cause serious allergic reactions in some children and pets who share play areas with the pests.

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How a Special Cardiac Procedure Gave a Young Boxer a New Lease on Life - Featured at June 4 Animal Survivor Event 2015 ACVIM Forum

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How a cardiac ablation procedure ultimately saved the life of Gus, a young boxer dog

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Veterinarians, Diagnostic Lab Prepared for Dog Flu

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The new strain of flu that affected more than 1,000 dogs in Chicago has not yet spread to South Dakota, but South Dakota State University veterinarians advise owners to be vigilant. To test for the virus, veterinarians will swab the animal's nose and throat and send the samples to the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory at SDSU, which typically processes them the same day they are received.

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FACC-29 Gathers Authenticated Canine Cancer Cell Lines for Research and Drug Development

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Analagous to the NCI-60, a new panel of authenticated K9 cancer cell lines presented at AACR 2015 lets veterinary researchers experiment with known cells.

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White-Coat Effect: Did You Know That It Is a Factor in Small Animal Veterinary Medicine, Too? ACVIM Board-Certified Veterinarian Addresses Subject

Measuring blood pressure of our cats and dogs can be a challenge, says Dr. Anthony Carr, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, who will be addressing the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum in Indianapolis, Ind., June 3.