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Seals And Sea Lions Linked To Tuberculosis In Humans

The lives of humans and animals have long been heavily intertwined -- even to the diseases we suffer from. We now know to keep an eye on animals like pigs and chickens in certain parts of the world for upcoming strains of influenza. Evidence has now arisen that shows that tuberculosis originally came to the Americas by way of seals and sea lions.

Protect Your Pet's Hearing With Mutt Muffs

There are things that you can do with your dog or cat that can be hard on your pet's hearing. To protect their sensitive hearing from painful and potentially damaging loud noises you can get head phones called Mutt Muffs for them to wear during travel in small aircraft or being near noises like chainsaws. They were designed by Michelle McGuire, a small plane enthusiast, with the help of a pilot friend who is also an engineer.

Modern-Day Three Bears: Panda Triplets, First Known Surviving Trio

July 29th was an auspicious day. It marked the birth date of the first known surviving panda triplets. The 12-year-old Chinese mother, named Juxiao (which translated means “chrysanthemum smile.”) who delivered the three little bears at Guangzhou’s Chimelong Safari Park waits anxiously with the rest of the world who are all rooting for their survival.

Twelve Hot Weather Safety Tips For Your Pets

Protecting your pet against  the elements of Mother Nature is always a priority, but keeping your pet cool and safe during the warmer months of the year requires special consideration. Read on for more helpful information.

Heat Stroke In Dogs: What Are The Symptoms?

Heat stroke is an extremely dangerous condition for a dog that could result in death. Recognize the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke to protect your dog from the heat this summer.

Horse Diets To Join Police Force

Murphy was once a forlorn, overweight, and almost forgotten horse on a ranch in Oregon when opportunity came knocking. His owner, having fallen on hard times, had put him up for sale. At the same time a Portland police officer was searching the Internet for a new equine member of the department's Mounted Patrol Unit. That was when fate brought Murphy a major change in his life.

Japan Opens The First Home For Elderly Dogs

Caring for an elderly pet can be a wonderful and heartwarming experience. However, it is not one that everyone can handle emotionally. It is hard watching your old friend get old, infirm, and struggle. Now there is an answer -- if you've got serious bucks and live in Japan. There one business has opened as a "nursing" home for dogs.


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