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4 years 4 months ago

Vaccine approved to prevent dog cancer

A new drug could give dog's with a certain kind of cancer a little hope now that a pharmaceutical company was given the thumbs up to market the vaccine in the US. Vical Corporation is planning to launch the drug called "Oncept" this weekend at a veterinary conference in Orlando....

5 years 1 month ago

Purebred dogs ending up in shelters

Some breeders of purebred dogs who could once demand $800 or more for a dog are now finding in a down economy, the money's not there. This week, one Vero Beach, Florida breeder surrendered her entire business, 75 chihuahuas and a pug, to the humane society. Instead of $800...

5 years 2 months ago

Rabid horse euthanized in El Paso County

A rabid horse was euthanized at a veterinary clinic in Peyton, in eastern El Paso County. Both the El Paso County Health Department and the Colorado Department of Agriculture confirm the case of rabies. "Rabies infection in horses is rare," said Public Health Director Kandi Buckland, R.N., M.P.A. "We anticipate...

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