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IBM Watson Helps More Puppies Become Guiding Eyes for the Blind

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IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a non-profit organization dedicated to the breeding, raising, training and placement of guide dogs with people who are blind or visually impaired, is using Watson on IBM Cloud to gain insights on increasing its success. The stakes are high: each dog costs Guiding Eyes approximately [...]

July 27th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

10 Important Tips from Penn Vet to Keep Pets Healthy This Summer

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Veterinarians at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital offer the following tips to keep pets healthy and cool during the hot days ahead: Do not leave your pet alone in your car. Vehicles heat up quickly in the sun, and animals left in them can succumb to heat stroke within minutes. Heat stroke is life threatening for both dogs [...]

July 11th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Predicting Outbreaks – What We Can Learn From Dog Virus Epidemics

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by Simon Frueh “KILLER VIRUS HITS DOGS” headlined newspapers in 1978 reporting the outbreak of a pandemic of unknown origin. It spread rapidly across the globe and infected approximately 90 percent of the global dog population. Puppies were most affected, showing severe vomiting and diarrhea that killed many of them. What caused such devastation? Thanks to [...]

July 10th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Fourth of July Dangers & Safety Tips

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Independence Day is right around the corner, which means barbeques, pool parties and of course, fireworks. This Fourth of July, Nationwide®, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, reminds pet owners that preparation and awareness are the keys to a pet-safe celebration. To bring attention to the potential dangers surrounding pets during Independence Day celebrations, Nationwide [...]

July 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

10 Important Tips from Penn Vet to Keep Pets Healthy This Summer

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With the official start of summer just around the corner, veterinarians at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital offer the following tips to keep pets healthy and cool during the hot days ahead: Do not leave your pet alone in your car. Vehicles heat up quickly in the sun, and animals left in them can succumb to heat [...]

June 28th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

UC Davis Veterinary Medicine: Abused Dog Has Biggest Heart of All

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By Rob Warren As the communications officer for the UC Davis veterinary hospital, I write most of the articles about the animals we treat. However, I do so from a third person point of view and never step out from behind the curtain, so to speak. Until now, because of a dog named Harvey who [...]

June 27th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Cane Corso Longevity Research Project

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Evžen Korec, MSc., Ph.D. would like to ask you for your help with our worldwide monitoring of long-lived male and female dogs of Cane Corso dog breed (more than 12 years). Our aim is a prolongation of age at death of Cane Corso dog breed using appropriate breeding. My team is focusing on a research in this field. [...]

June 20th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

University of Florida Question & Answer Session Regarding Canine Influenza Virus

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On June 1st, Dr. Cynda Crawford from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine spoke about the Canine Influenza Virus in a question and answer session. Dr. Crawford is the Maddie’s Clinical Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine. She answered questions concerning the more than one dozen confirmed [...]

June 5th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Research to Tackle Bloat in Dogs

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Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV, or bloat) is a serious problem for many canine breeds, but little is truly known about the causes of this deadly disease. While any larger dog can be affected, targeted breed-specific research can help advance understanding of potential genetic factors that may predispose dogs to developing bloat. The AKC Canine Health [...]

June 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

More Info About the Canine Influenza Outbreak

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Here is some additional information about Canine Influenza Virus and tips for how to minimize the risk and reduce the spread of the disease:

June 1st, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Health & Training | Read More »

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