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Recall Is Issued for Sportmix Pet Food After 28 Dogs Die

Recall Is Issued for Sportmix Pet Food After 28 Dogs Die

Recall Is Issued for Sportmix Pet Food After 28 Dogs Die Recall Is Issued for Sportmix Pet Food After 28 Dogs Die A pet food company is recalling several types of its Sportmix-brand dry foods for dogs and cats after 28 dogs died and eight others fell ill, possibly from ingesting fatal levels of a toxin that is produced by …

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Scandal Dogs China’s ‘King of Vaccines,’ Partner to AstraZeneca

Scandal Dogs China’s ‘King of Vaccines,’ Partner to AstraZeneca

Scandal Dogs China’s ‘King of Vaccines,’ Partner to AstraZeneca Scandal Dogs China’s ‘King of Vaccines,’ Partner to AstraZeneca Oversight has been weak, contributing to a spate of scandals over substandard vaccines. While the government after each incident has vowed to do more to clean up the industry, regulators have rarely provided much information about what went wrong. Companies have often …

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Australia Gears Up for the Great Koala Count, Using Drones, Droppings and Dogs

Australia Gears Up for the Great Koala Count, Using Drones, Droppings and Dogs

Australia Gears Up for the Great Koala Count, Using Drones, Droppings and Dogs Australia Gears Up for the Great Koala Count, Using Drones, Droppings and Dogs MELBOURNE, Australia — One would think that koalas are easy to find — and count — because they are large, fluffy and mostly immobile since they are prone to sleep for about 20 hours …

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U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only

U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only

U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only U.S. to Limit Service Animals on Planes to Dogs Only The federal government gave its final approval on Wednesday to a set of rules that clamp down on the types of service animals allowed on U.S. flights, reserving the designation for dogs and freeing airlines from having to accommodate a …

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Old Dogs, New Research and the Secrets of Aging

Old Dogs, New Research and the Secrets of Aging

Old Dogs, New Research and the Secrets of Aging Old Dogs, New Research and the Secrets of Aging Dogs go through stages in their life, just as people do, as is obvious to anyone who has watched their stiff-legged, white-muzzled companion rouse themselves to go for one more walk. Poets from Homer to Pablo Neruda have taken notice. As have …

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Biden’s Dogs to Return Presidential Pets to the White House

Biden's Dogs to Return Presidential Pets to the White House

Biden’s Dogs to Return Presidential Pets to the White House Biden’s Dogs to Return Presidential Pets to the White House President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is expected to restore a time-honored tradition of having a presidential pet at the White House. Starting in January, the Biden family’s two German shepherds, Champ and Major, will roam the executive residence. President Trump …

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Socially Distant, Except for the Dogs, Sheep and Chickens

Socially Distant, Except for the Dogs, Sheep and Chickens

Socially Distant, Except for the Dogs, Sheep and Chickens Socially Distant, Except for the Dogs, Sheep and Chickens The show is a biodiversity sequel of sorts to “Green Porno,” the theatrical lecture she adapted from her captivatingly odd Sundance Channel series of film shorts, in which a surreally costumed Rossellini would act out the mating habits of bees, say, or …

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Dogs Once Made Pretty Nice Wool Blankets, Too

Dogs Once Made Pretty Nice Wool Blankets, Too

Dogs Once Made Pretty Nice Wool Blankets, Too Dogs Once Made Pretty Nice Wool Blankets, Too Eight years ago, Tessa Campbell heard a genuine shaggy dog story. In 2012, Wayne W. Williams, an elder of the Tulalip Tribes, was donating material to the Hibulb Cultural Center on the tribal reservation in Washington State. He told Ms. Campbell, the museum’s senior …

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Cats Shed More Than Dogs. The Coronavirus, Not Fur.

Cats Shed More Than Dogs. The Coronavirus, Not Fur.

Cats Shed More Than Dogs. The Coronavirus, Not Fur. Cats Shed More Than Dogs. The Coronavirus, Not Fur. Also, outside a lab, infection depends mainly on breathing in viral particles from an infected person and normal contact doesn’t necessarily translate into infection for animals. Ferrets have been shown in the laboratory to be susceptible to infection with the virus, and …

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Helsinki Airport Uses Dogs to Sniff Out Coronavirus

Helsinki Airport Uses Dogs to Sniff Out Coronavirus

Helsinki Airport Uses Dogs to Sniff Out Coronavirus Helsinki Airport Uses Dogs to Sniff Out Coronavirus Travelers arriving at Helsinki’s airport are being offered a voluntary coronavirus test that takes 10 seconds with no uncomfortable nasal swab needed. And the test is done by a dog. A couple of coronavirus-sniffing canines began work at the Finnish airport on Wednesday as …

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