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Podcast: Periodontal disease and pets

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Exploring a variety of medical-related topics which could have an impact on your pet's health, now or in the future.
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First cancer immunotherapy for dogs developed

First cancer immunotherapy for dogs developed | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Nearly every second dog develops cancer from the age of ten years onward. A few therapies derived from human medicine are available for dogs. A very successful form of therapy by which antibodies inhibit tumor growth has not been available for animals so far. Scientists have developed, for the first time, antibodies to treat cancer in dogs.
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Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA

Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns
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Lowering the 'Boom': Reducing pets' noise sensitivities

When summer thunderstorms roll in, some pets dive for cover. If your dog or cat is among those terrified by storms or other sudden, loud noises, such as fireworks, there are steps you can take to help reduce your pet's anxiety.
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Dog's death prompts warning about algae blooms

Dog's death prompts warning about algae blooms | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
A dog died last weekend after swimming in an algae-laden Sherburne County lake
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E-cigs are Poisonous for Pets

E-cigs are Poisonous for Pets | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
E-cigarettes, or e-cigs for short, are a popular alternative to traditional tobacco cigarettes. Caution is advised if pets are present. Learn about potential e-cig dangers here.
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Diabetes and obesity in cats | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation

Diabetes and obesity in cats | Cat Health News from the Winn Feline Foundation | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
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7 Va. residents treated for rabies exposure in recent weeks

7 Va. residents treated for rabies exposure in recent weeks | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
The Peninsula Health District is warning residents that in recent weeks there have been several incidents involving contact with wild animals infected with rabies.
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Pet Treat Mystery: More Dogs Dead, 3 People Sick, FDA Says - NBC News

Pet Treat Mystery: More Dogs Dead, 3 People Sick, FDA Says - NBC News | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Pet jerky treats, mostly imported from China, are now linked to more than 1,000 deaths in dogs, more than 4,800 complaints about animal illness, and, for the...
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Even for indoor cats, leukemia vaccinations are prudent

Even for indoor cats, leukemia vaccinations are prudent | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Is your kitten vaccinated for feline leukemia virus?
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AVMA Pod Casts | Creating a cat-friendly home

AVMA Pod Casts | Creating a cat-friendly home | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
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Missing Cat Returns Home After Five Years (VIDEO)

Missing Cat Returns Home After Five Years (VIDEO) | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
PetDocks Veterinary Hospital's insight:

Microchips save pet lives & restore families :-)

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Is my cat at risk for heartworm infection?

Is my cat at risk for heartworm infection? | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Q:  Is my cat at risk for heartworm infection?
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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Fear FIV in Cats

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Fear FIV in Cats | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Feline immunodeficiency virus fears leave many adoptable kitties with no home. This has to stop.
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Safe Summer Boating Tips for your Dog

Safe Summer Boating Tips for your Dog | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it

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Some dogs and cats prone to sunburn – How to protect your animal from skin damage

Some dogs and cats prone to sunburn – How to protect your animal from skin damage | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
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Protecting Your Dog from Loud and Scary Sounds

Protecting Your Dog from Loud and Scary Sounds | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
The 4th of July holiday prompts celebration all across the United States, but for dogs and cats the festivities carry with them inherent dangers. We’ve gathered together important tips to help you and your pets stay safe and happy this 4th of July.
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Retractable leashes: Are they a no-go?

Retractable leashes: Are they a no-go? | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Whenever I see a dog on a retractable leash prancing between interesting-smelling bushes and squirrel-filled trees, I roll my eyes. No, I’m not cold-hearted. To me, it always looks as though dogs on retractable leashes are pulling and then being rewarded by reaching what they were trying to reach (e.g., interesting-smelling bushes and squirrel-filled trees). It turns out I was half right—but the full picture is much more complex.
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Your household may be stressing out your cat

Your household may be stressing out your cat | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Stress can negatively impact feline physical and emotional health, but since cats don't show many symptoms, it may be difficult to detect in your pet. Making an effort to reduce common household stressors can make for a healthier and friendlier feline.
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6 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Summer Health Threats

6 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Summer Health Threats | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Lyme disease, heartworm, and hookworm usually strike when pets are outdoors in the warm weather. The good news is that most parasitic diseases can be cured if caught early. “Annual screening for Lyme disease and heartworms along with preventive therapy are essential to protecting your pet’s health,” says Dr. Peter Kintzer of IDEXX Laboratories and [...]
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FDA approves chewable flea-tick preventive from Merck

FDA approves chewable flea-tick preventive from Merck | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
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Cancer is common in pets; learn the signs during Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer is common in pets; learn the signs during Pet Cancer Awareness Month | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
Did you know that cancer is the leading cause of death among dogs more than 2 years old?
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How to protect your dog from Leptospirosis infection

How to protect your dog from Leptospirosis infection | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
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Why Does My Vet Want a Poop Sample?

Why Does My Vet Want a Poop Sample? | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
This routine dog testing is very simple and can reveal so much. Find out why veterinarians ask for stool samples so often.
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Authorities in Missouri rescue dog from overheating in car

Authorities in Missouri rescue dog from overheating in car | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Animal Cruelty Task Force and police rescued a dog from a car parked near the zoo. The temperature in the vehicle had soared to 104 degrees. This prompted officials to rescue...
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Cutting Edge Cardiology: Five State-Of-The-Art Developments

Cutting Edge Cardiology: Five State-Of-The-Art Developments | In Your Pet's Best Interest | Scoop.it
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