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February 20, 2013 - Issue 357

Your Dog Can - and Should - Do Without a Flu Vaccine

Dog Vaccine

February 20, 2013 | 93,182 Views

First of all, the likelihood your family pet will get the canine influenza virus (CIV) is small. Most dogs who do acquire the virus recover on their own. In addition, the CIV vaccine doesn't prevent infection - it only reduces viral shedding once a dog becomes sick, and it may lessen symptoms and shorten the duration of the illness.

Kitty Whack-a-Mouse

Kitty Whack-a-Mouse

February 20, 2013 | 14,778 Views

How many mice can YOUR cat whack in 30 seconds?

China Responds to U.S. Concerns About Tainted Pet Treats

Pet Foods from China

February 20, 2013 | 18,866 Views

In a letter to a California congressman, the People’s Republic of China advises the U.S. to “clear the name of Chinese pet food.” And in related news, is the U.S. really preparing to lift the ban on export of Chinese poultry products for human consumption?