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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Richmond, Va. - The health benefits of interacting with companion animals will be analyzed at a center launched by the Virginia Commonwealth University.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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West Lafayette, Ind. - With the help of an experimental procedure under way at Purdue University, a dog whose rear legs were paralyzed after being struck by a car has regained the use of the legs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Lake Tahoe, Nev. - Laughter is the best medicine - even dogs will tell you that, report researchers at Sierra Nevada College.
Sep 01, 2001
Dr. Byron Blagburn takes a look at the advancements made in heartworm prevention and the impact they have made.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
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Vancouver, B.C. - In his opening remarks, an international animal welfare chair poked jabs at cosmetic surgery practices in the U.S. and Canada that are willfully defended by kennel clubs, dog shows, breeders and pet owners.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
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Fort Collins, Colo. - Colorado State University's (CSU) pet loss support program, Changes: Support for People and Pets, has been renamed The Family Support Service.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
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London - Scientists at the Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition have engineered a new pet food that could reduce the rates of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome or "doggy Alzheimer's," cancer and other age-related diseases in animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 20, 2001
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Madison, Wis. - University of Wisconsin researchers think they might have the answer to why some dogs die after receiving anesthesia for surgery.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2001
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New Haven, Conn.-Initial results of a study of dogs with advanced cancers that were treated with intravenous doses of Vion Tapet} vector indicate anti-tumor response in 24 percent of cases, according to Mario Sznol, M.D., Vion vice president of clinical affairs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2001
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St. Lucia-The International Veterinary Assistance Inc., a volunteer-led nonprofit group of veterinarians organized in May, has earmarked more than $60,000 in veterinary resources of its volunteers to promote stray animal management on the Caribbean island here.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2001
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Sacramento, Calif.-Although ferrets may live peaceably in most other states, California officials hands a $1,000 fine to any daring ferret owner they catch in the state.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2001
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Ithaca, N.Y.-A new treatment that applies gene therapy to dogs blinded by an inherited retinal degenerative disease has proven successful, according to Cornell University researchers.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2001
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Madison, Wis.-A team at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine has ironed out a technique to alleviate the pain and poor conformation of hip dysplasia in dogs, the school reports.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2001
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Lansdale, Pa.-Veterinary colleges nationwide now have the opportunity to purchase a license to a comprehensive database of companion animal nutritional data and research.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2001
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Gainesville, Fla.- Veterinarians at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine (UF) aimed to reverse a dog's violent sleep disorder after successfully treating it with seizure medication.