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Pets are Good for You PDF Print E-mail
Written by Guy Hancock   
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:21 PM

Published in the Washington Post 7/13/2011

Yes, having a dog or a cat really is good for you

Lots of research has indicated that having a dog or a cat can help people live happier, healthier lives. But it’s been unclear whether there really is a cause-and-effect relationship between pet ownership and better physical and mental health. Now, new research indicates that the benefits of having a canine or feline companion are real and broad.

 
Survey of End of Life Practices PDF Print E-mail
Written by Guy Hancock   
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 10:30 AM

Virbac's compassionate care survey reported in DVM 360 at

http://veterinarynews.dvm360.com/dvm/ArticleStandard/Article/detail/729103

 
Therapy Dogs Improve Heart Patient Recovery PDF Print E-mail
Written by Guy Hancock   
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:35 PM

Therapy Dogs Help Heart Patients Recover

 

 

 
Dr Kennedy-Arrington's AAHA Interview PDF Print E-mail
Written by AVFP Administrator   
Thursday, May 12, 2011 05:15 AM

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President featured in My EVT PDF Print E-mail
Written by AVFP Administrator   
Friday, April 29, 2011 06:46 AM

Dr Robin Sturtz featured in MY Exceptional Veterinary Team

 
Pets often victims in family abuse PDF Print E-mail
Written by Guy Hancock   
Friday, January 28, 2011 02:08 PM

by Sarah Forgany / KENS 5

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kens5.com

Posted on January 27, 2011 at 10:33 PM

Updated yesterday at 10:33 PM

SAN ANTONIO -- It's hard to believe an animal could be the target of violence. But experts say along with women and children, cats and dogs often get abused in acts of jealous revenge.

Sallie Scott, President of Friends of Animal Care Services, tells KENS 5 "American Humane Association started a program called link. They saw the link between animal abuse, child abuse, and family violence," Said Scott, "It's very evident in all their studies."

Pets Often Victims reported by KENS-5 TV

 
Pet Health: Fact from Fiction PDF Print E-mail
Written by Guy Hancock   
Friday, January 28, 2011 02:03 PM

(CBS) NEW YORK -- Plenty of conventional "wisdom" about the impact of pets on humans' health - and yours on theirs -- is flat-out wrong, or misleading.
Resident "Early Show" veterinarian Dr. Debbye Turner Bell addressed several common questions:

Is it dangerous to sleep with your pet?

Are dogs' mouths cleaner than humans'?

Can you catch the flu from your pet?

Do dogs bite children more than adults?

Should pet owners make homemade, raw meat meals for their pets?

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/01/27/earlyshow/contributors/debbyeturner/main7289818.shtml

 
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