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Dog mourns at casket of fallen Navy SEAL

Dog mourns at casket of fallen Navy SEAL | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson lay in a coffin, in front of a tearful audience mourning his death in Afghanistan. Soon an old friend appeared, and like a fellow soldier on a battlefield, his loyal dog refused to leave him behind.
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Pets may be an employee's best friend - HeraldNet

Pets may be an employee's best friend - HeraldNet | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
msnbc.comPets may be an employee's best friendHeraldNetStaffers at offices that allow pets say the animals reduce stress and promote creativity and productivity.
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In Defence of Dogs by John Bradshaw – review

In Defence of Dogs by John Bradshaw – review | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
Chris Cox heeds a call for a new understanding of our canine friends...
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Living with pets may protect infants from allergies

Living with pets may protect infants from allergies | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
Children who live with dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies to those animals later in life, but only if the pet is under the same roof while the child is still an infant, a new study suggests.
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In Therapy, Easing the Way With the Aid of an Animal

A growing number of psychotherapists are using creatures to facilitate treatment, especially treatment of children with emotional, social and even physical problems.
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Sniff out lung cancer? Study says dogs can do it - HealthPop - CBS News

Sniff out lung cancer? Study says dogs can do it - HealthPop - CBS News | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
Researchers say trained sniffer dogs can detect lung cancer in early stages, when treatment is more likely to be successful Read more by David W Freeman on CBS News' HealthPop.
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10 Reasons to Walk Your Way to Health - Fitness Center - Everyday Health

10 Reasons to Walk Your Way to Health - Fitness Center - Everyday Health | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
Walking briskly has a myriad of health benefits. Learn what the studies have shown about the benefits of walking and how to make your outings more fun.
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The Therapeutic Benefits of Pets: How Caring for a Pet Can Make You Happier and Healthier

The Therapeutic Benefits of Pets: How Caring for a Pet Can Make You Happier and Healthier | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it

No surprises here. Caring for a pet can make you happier & healthier. #pethealthstories

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Does Your Pet Keep You Healthy? Send Us Your Videos

Does Your Pet Keep You Healthy? Send Us Your Videos | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
How do dogs, cats and other pets improve your health? Send us your videos.
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Hypoallergenic dogs won't help allergy sufferers much, says study - HealthPop - CBS News

Hypoallergenic dogs won't help allergy sufferers much, says study - HealthPop - CBS News | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
Researchers analyzed dust samples from 173 homes with one dog, found no difference in allergen levels between hypoallergenic breeds and non-hypoallergenic ones Read more by Ryan Jaslow on CBS News' HealthPop.
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Yale Law School to Counter Stress With a Dog

Yale Law School to Counter Stress With a Dog | #PetHealthStories | Scoop.it
For three days, a pup named Monty will be available for Yale law students to check out of the library for half-hour “stress-therapy” sessions.
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