Warning issued after large pet lizards linked to salmonella outbreak across 9 states

You can get sick from touching your bearded dragon or anything in its environment and then touching your mouth or food and swallowing Salmonella germs.

Husky kills newborn baby as he slept in his crib

Apparently, no one warned the young parents about the track record of huskies killing newborns and infants by biting them on the head

Greene called out for refusing to call Fauci ‘doctor’

Greene concluded her questioning by calling for a criminal referral against Fauci for “crimes against humanity.”

Hunters Get This Wrong About Serving Wild Game; Entire Family Sickened

Three of one family members were hospitalized, each of whom had consumed the bear meat.

Kabosu, the dog behind the ‘doge’ internet meme, has died

Kabosu, the shiba inu dog whose quizzical expression starred in an array of "doge" internet memes, has died, its owner said Friday.

Farm Animals Are Hauled All Over the Country. So Are Their Pathogens.

The exact number of chickens, cows and pigs being transported on trucks, ships, planes and trains within the United States is difficult to pinpoint because there is no national system for tracking the movement of livestock.

‘Does Your Dog Really Belong in This Restaurant?’

THE NEW YORK TIMES – On a quiet weekday evening inside a restaurant in Brooklyn, a dog under a table announced its presence with a single pronounced yap. At a scoop shop in downtown Manhattan, a large white poodle was spoon-fed what appeared to be vanilla ice cream. In the dining room of a chic Midtown restaurant, a teacup Pomeranian strutted across the floor. When it comes to dogs in restaurants, two things can be true...

Farmers will now get paid to test their dairy cows for bird flu

Experts said the risk of bird flu spreading among the general public remains low. The Biden adminstration is spending an initial $200m million to fight the virus anyway ...

Your dog is probably on Prozac. Experts say that says more about the American mental health crisis than pets

Veterinarians across the country say they are writing more anti-anxiety prescriptions, though it’s difficult to quantify the increase in prescribing trends exactly.

H5N1 Strain Of Bird Flu Found In Milk; Vaccines Coming?

In the case of a pandemic, there are close to 20 influenza vaccines licensed for pandemic use and they could be tailored with the specific virus strain in circulation.

Cat Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Georgia Veterinary Associates – We've compiled a list of random and interesting cat facts any cat lover would want to know! When cats climb a tree, they can't go back down it head first. This is because their claws are facing the same way, instead, they have to go back down backward. A group of cats is called a “clowder.” According to a Hebrew legend, God created cats after Noah prayed for help in...

Rat Urine Causing Rise in Cases of Flu-Like Illness in NYC: ‘It’s a Real Problem’

Last year, the city hired its first-ever “Rat Czar,” Kathleen Corradi, to combat the rat population problem, and invested $3.5 million in rat-control efforts.

USDA scientists weigh avian flu vaccine for cows; virus may be spreading from cattle back to poultry

Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy – In updates to its frequently-asked-question backgrounder on the H5N1 avian flu situation in dairy cows yesterday, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) provided several updates on the investigation and response, including that its Agricultural Research Service has started to assess the potential to develop an H5N1 vaccine for cows. The agency added that it's difficult to say how long development...

Hong Kong monkey encounter lands man in ICU with rare, deadly virus

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 70 percent of untreated herpesvirus simiae infections in humans are fatal.
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