From organically grown pet food to ecologically friendly chew toys, the pet industry is feeling the pressure to produce more socially and environmentally sustainable pet products. The Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC), in collaboration with the World Pet Association, interviewed more than 250 pet industry professionals to find out their views of [...]
Fri, Feb 22, 2019
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“Zombie” deer disease catching congress' attention Support has grown for legislation on Capitol Hill calling for a closer look at a fatal disease in animals that may one day threaten humans. Chronic wasting disease affects deer, elk, reindeer, sika deer, and moose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, [...]
Thu, Feb 21, 2019
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“Organized veterinary medicine cannot call for more research and then refuse to publish research.” –Liz Hughston, MEd, RVT, CVT, VTS (SAIM, ECC)How Expanded Research Is Clearing Up Cannabis Confusion by Sarah Rumple “He's one of those dogs that needs a job,” Stacia Smith said as she described her dog Max. Smith adopted the [...]
Thu, Feb 21, 2019
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These little guys get around. Originally from East Asia, the longhorned tick, or Haemaphysalis longicornis, successfully established itself in other areas of the world, including Australia, New Zealand, and, as of last November, eight states in the US, mostly in the East. The existence of this exotic species of tick in the [...]
Thu, Feb 21, 2019
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