Panda gives birth at National Zoo in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Giant panda Mei Xiang is in labor, Washington’s National Zoo said Friday. The Smithsonian-run zoo tweeted Friday afternoon that the panda’s water broke had broken and she was having

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Mammary Tumors: New Finding in Dogs

Sexually intact female dogs more commonly have mammary tumors than other tumor types. Fortunately, studies indicate …

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8 Tips to Make Bath Time Easier

For most dogs, “bath time” is a dirty word. The chances are your dog even knows how to spell it! He can probably second guess your game of charades as you creep silently around the house, stealthily retrieving a towel from the closet and grabbing his special shampoo! A bath needn’t be an ordeal. It doesn’t take much to turn it into a nice, quality…

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Owlets Sleep Like Human Babies

Baby owls and baby mammals, including humans, spend a similar amount of time in an awake-like phase called REM.

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The Microscopic World of Veterinary Medicine

I think when many people think of a veterinarian, they think of observations and procedures performed …

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Testing Your Pet’s Urine for Wellness or Disease

Is testing your pet’s urine necessary? Is it something you can or should be doing at home? What types of diseases can be detected through the urine?

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Four Tick Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe

Use these tips, offered by URI’s TickEncounter Resource Center, to keep both yourself and your dog safe from ticks and tick-borne diseases.

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CDC: Lyme disease rates 10 times higher than once thought

Typically up to 30,000 Lyme disease cases reported to CDC each year, but new report finds number closer to 300,000 infected

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American Kennel Club – 2013 ACE Honorees

The AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) 2012 Honorees.
The AKCĀ® Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE) commemorate five loyal, hard-working dogs that have made significant contributions to their communities. The awards are presented in each of the following five categories: Exemplary Companion Dog, Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Service and Therapy. This year’s winners include a Newtown therapy dog and an active amputee that helps wounded warriors overcome their own injuries.

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AVMA Animal Hospital Video Game

Start out as New Veterinarian and work your way up the ranks to become Chief Veterinarian of AVMA Animal Hospital. The quicker you are at diagnosing and treating the animals, the more points you’ll score. Can’t get to all the animals in time?

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