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Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Although you may consider your pet a part of the family, there are many reasons why it should not join you at the dinner table during Thanksgiving.

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Veterinarian Says the Same Food Safety Rules That Apply to Humans Also Apply to Pets

Like to give your furry friend tidbits of human food on Thanksgiving? A Kansas State University veterinarian shares several food safety tips on how to keep people and their pets healthy this holiday season.

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Focused Ultrasound Foundation Launches Veterinary Program

The Focused Ultrasound Foundation has launched a veterinary program to study focused ultrasound therapies for the treatment of animals. The initiative enables veterinary researchers to test state-of-the-art therapies in their patients, while collecting data necessary to accelerate the adoption of the technology for human applications.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Dog Park Etiquette

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Does your dog need a change of scenery? Consider taking Fido to the dog park, where he or she can play, exercise, and socialize with other dogs and people. These activities can benefit your dog both physically and mentally.

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Halloween

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Children and adults may love the spooky traditions of Halloween, but our pets are less likely to appreciate the costumes, masks, and parties associated with Halloween night.

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Dogs May Protect Against Childhood Eczema and Asthma

“Good dog!” Two studies being presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting show there may be even more reason to love your dog. The first study shows babies born in a home with a dog – during pregnancy and early infancy – receive protection from allergic eczema, though the protective effect goes down by age 10. A second study shows dogs may provide a protective effect against asthma, even in children allergic to dogs.

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‘Boos’ and Don’ts: Halloween Safety for Your Pet

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Evacuating Older Adults and Their Furry Friends: FSU Study Finds Florida Needs More Pet-Friendly Shelters

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Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters, especially for older adults who represent 50 to 75 percent of deaths following disasters like hurricanes, according to a recent study from Florida State University.







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