Monthly Archives: August 2013

Dog restraints fail in auto crash tests 100 percent of the time, study says

by NEWStat Some areas such as New Jersey have considered implementing laws mandating that drivers protect their pets by securing them with restraints. But according to a recently released study from the Center for Pet Safety, the restraints themselves are … Continue reading

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It’s “National Dog Day”! 50 Ways To Celebrate

Courtesy of nationaldogday.com – National Dog Day is celebrated August 26th annually and serves to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of dogs that need to be rescued each year, and acknowledges family dogs and dogs that work … Continue reading

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Dogs, Long Believed To ‘Live In The Moment,’ May Remember Events From the Past

Prevailing thought among dog psychologists and dog enthusiasts alike is that dogs cannot recall the past and are essentially stuck in the present moment, but new research suggests that this isn’t true. Dog psychology researchers long believed that dogs, cute … Continue reading

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Make Sure They Can Get Home: Check Your Pet’s Microchip

By Jenny Ivy Is your pet’s microchip up-to-date? If your pet were lost, would an animal hospital or shelter be able to contact you once your pet was found? It’s important to get your pet microchipped; but it’s just as … Continue reading

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Rabies Case In Northdale Confirmed; Hillsborough Animal Services To Conduct Limited Trapping

URGENT ALERT! Hillsborough County News August 2, 2013 Contact: Willie Puz, Communications and Digital Media Services, 813-307-8379 (o); 813-546-2086 (c) Based on communications with the state veterinarian from the Florida Department of Health today (Aug. 2) regarding a positive rabies … Continue reading

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Dr. Link Welborn Recognized With 2013 AVMA President’s Award

In honor of his work in making a positive impact on animal health and the veterinary profession, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recognized AAHA past president Link Welborn, DVM, DABVP, with the 2013 AVMA President’s Award. The 2013 AVMA … Continue reading

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