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FDA issues alert on pet insulin product
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Veterinarians and pet owners are being warned to closely monitor dogs and cats receiving Vetsulin because the product may have varying amounts of crystalline zinc insulin in the formulation, according to an alert sent out Monday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine. Vetsulin, which is manufactured by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, is used to treat diabetes in animals. MORE

PetSmart recalls Dentley's Beef Hooves
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PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of two varieties of Dentley's Beef Hooves after learning of salmonella contamination from its manufacturer. The products being recalled are Bulk Cattle Hoof, UPC# 73725703323, and 10-Pack Beef Hooves, 73725736055, bought between Oct. 2 and Nov. 3 of this year. There have been no confirmed cases of pets or humans becoming sick because of the product. More
New Orleans mandatory dog spay/neuter ordinance scrapped
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New Orleans City Council member Cynthia Hedge-Morrell withdrew her mandatory spay/neuter and breeding restrictions proposal on late Nov. 4, a day before it was to be voted on by the full council. Hedge-Morrell introduced the ordinance in September stating that the aim was to encourage pet owners to be responsible as well as help fund animal control operations. More
Rescue Ink: fighting the crime of animal abuse
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When a person is victimized, that person is usually able to speak for themselves and tell the events that have happened to them. What happens when a horrific crime has happened to one who can offer nothing more than, say, a bark or a meow? That is where these tough guys come in. More

Austrailian couple set up pet-compatible dating service online
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'Meet a Pet Lover' is about profiling people as well as their pets to ensure a perfect people-pet union. Animal lovers Violetta and Paul Muccitelli hope to match singles with a compatible partner who will also make room for the cat or canine about to enter their life. "Even if two people like pets, the roles and importance the pet plays in their lives can be very different," Ms. Muccitelli said. More
Keep pets safe from H1N1 swine flu
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An Iowa cat has become the first of its species to come down with a confirmed case of H1N1 flu, officials said Wednesday. The 13-year-old cat was brought to Iowa State University's veterinary college, where tests confirmed that it had the new flu virus, the state health department said. More
Maryand state parks consider relaxing pet policies
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If proposed pet policy changes are approved for Maryland state parks, people would be able to take their dogs to more campgrounds and dogs could take a dip at Greenbrier Lake during the off-season. The Maryland Park Service has received a lot of requests for greater pet access at state parks, including campers who want to be able to bring their pets along, Deputy Superintendent Chris Bushman said. More
Nevada Humane Society offering free pet adoptions to veterans
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The Nevada Humane Society wants to give veterans and their families the gift of love. In celebration of Veteran’s Day, the shelter is offering free adoptions of adult pets to vets and their families all this week. The society is also offering big discounts for everyone else. More
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