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Veterinary Care: Cutting-edge Technologies in Amphibian Conservation

Last week I was able to attend a very exciting advanced conservation training course to learn assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in amphibians. The meeting was hosted by the Omaha Zoo, and was offered by the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG). 427 more words

Detroit Zoo

Support Legislation to End Cosmetics Testing on Animals

Animals in the U.S. are still enduring painful and often deadly experiments to test cosmetics like lipstick, deodorant and cologne. The Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2858), sponsored by U.S. 236 more words

Los Angeles

Dog trapped in Sask. well for 27 days showing strong will to live: vet school

A chocolate Labrador retriever trapped in a well for almost a month is responding to special care from animal medical clinicians and a nutritionist.

Seven-year-old Bruno is listed as stable in the intensive care unit at the… 156 more words


Goodbye, my sweet pup...

It’s not very often you find a pet that “just fits” into your family.  Carter was that pet.  We adopted him about 7 years ago from the Humane Society in the county we live.   267 more words


Putting My Dog to Sleep

I put my 17 year old dog to sleep this week. It seemed like the time had arrived. He had been blind for about two years. 765 more words

Every Cat Owner Should Know How To: Trim Your Cat's Nails!

Keeping your cat’s nails trimmed is an important part of maintaining his health. It protects you from getting scratched, it protects your furniture from getting shredded, and yes, it even protects your cat. 307 more words


Spay and Neuter Your Pets

Eight million to 10 million pets end up in U.S. shelters every year. Some are lost, some have been abandoned, and some are homeless.

Here’s an easy way to avoid adding to that number — spay and neuter your cats and dogs. 73 more words