Pets


Confirmed Cases of H3N2 Canine Influenza in Brooklyn, NY

Dog owners in Brooklyn should be aware that there have been several confirmed cases of H3N2 canine influenza.   The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) explains that “Canine influenza (CI), or dog flu, is a…




What to Do If a Dog Scratches You

By Dr. Sarah Wooten   Many people know about cat scratch fever, but can a dog scratch be just as dangerous? Although you are less likely to contract severe illness from a dog scratch, there…


Purebred Dogs Offer Insight in Cancer Research

In recent years, multiple studies have found that purebred dogs have more to offer cancer research than just their sniffing noses.   In the recent Popular Science article, “Purebred dogs are helping us cure cancer,”…





Rescue Turns Stray and Feral Cats Into Working Cats

Many people love the feeling that comes with rescuing an animal from a shelter, and cats have long been used as an efficient pest control system for barns, warehouses and other businesses throughout the world….