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February 25, 2013 - Issue 359


Leptospirosis: Yes, You COULD Get This Disease from Your Dog, But…

Leptospirosis: Yes, You COULD Get This Disease from Your Dog, But…

February 25, 2013 | 385,106 Views

It may appear that cases are on the rise, but that's not really true of this ancient disease. Symptoms include fever, muscle pain, vomiting, lethargy, and blood in urine. When to contact your vet, the treatment required, and more, inside.

Dog Helps Puppy Negotiate Stairs

Dog Helps Puppy Negotiate Stairs

February 25, 2013 | 13,692 Views

Hesitant puppy gets schooled.

Bats Live Long Healthy Lives… and Now We Know Why

Bats

February 25, 2013 | 26,666 Views

Bats live between 20 and 40 years, and they don’t suffer from the deadly diseases they carry, or from cancer or age-related illness, either. You won’t believe what scientists have learned about what’s behind the health and longevity of these flying mammals.