Lyme disease awareness month
The American Veterinary Medical Association has declared April as Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and for good reason: The incidence of Lyme continues to rise. One out of 16 dogs will test positive, with an upward trend,1,2 while human cases increased from 19,931 in 2006 to over 30,000 cases annually.
3/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Lyme Disease Cases Vastly Underreported: CDC
About 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, which is about 10 times higher than the number of cases reported each year to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a new report.
3/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

2 Dogs Died From Canine Influenza In Montgomery Co
Maryland officials are warning dog owners in Montgomery County to watch out for canine influenza after the deaths of two dogs. The Department of Agriculture alerted veterinarians that the illness was identified in six dogs in Montgomery County last week and two of the sick dogs have died. Officials say the virus can cause an acute respiratory infection and is highly contagious.
9/3/2013 12:00:00 AM

Natura Pet expands pet food recall
Natura Pet initiated a recall of some dry cat food products last month and has expanded that recall to include additional dry cat food and one type of cat treat due to the potential for Salmonella contamination, according to the FDA. No illnesses have been reported. The products are sold in the U.S. and abroad.
4/2/2013 12:00:00 AM

Natura Pet Recalls Pet Food For Salmonella
Natura Pet has issued a recall of dog and cat foods available under the EVO, Innova, Healthwise and California Natural brands, driven by concerns about possible Salmonella contamination. The contamination was detected by the FDA, and no human or animal health problems have been reported, the company said.
3/29/2013 12:00:00 AM

Salmonella testing prompts recall of Jones Woofe
Jones Natural Chews has recalled some of its Woofers beef patty canine treats that were shipped in early November to Arizona, California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin. The treats were recalled after routine analysis in Colorado showed possible Salmonella contamination, which would place pets and humans at risk.
3/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

Md. reports 1st human rabies death in 37 years
It is not clear how a Maryland resident contracted rabies, but the case marks the state`s first death from the virus since 1976 and is one of a handful nationwide in the past decade.The Baltimore Sun (3/12)
3/15/2013 12:00:00 AM

Dog contracts rabies, exposes family and other pets
Veterinarians Katy Dunn and Ronnie Robertson immediately suspected rabies when they evaluated a family dog that was acting aggressively at home. The dog was euthanized, and tests confirmed that it had rabies. Three additional dogs in the home were euthanized as well, and each family member must undergo post-exposure prophylaxis therapy. "People are not getting their animals vaccinated as often as they need to," said Dr. Dunn. Mount Pleasant Daily Tribune (Texas) (12/8)
1/1/2013 12:00:00 AM


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