Will Insurer & Drug Money Leash the 'Blue Dogs'?
WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Blue Dog Coalition," a group of 51 conservative and moderate House democrats who now oppose a strong public option to for-profit health insurers, took $1.7 million in campaign contributions since 2005 from the health insurance and drug industries ...
As Consumers Put a Leash on Spending, Experts Caution Against Being 'Penny Wise and Pound Foolish' with Their Pets
DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With economic pressures on the rise,
consumers are looking for ways to tighten their belts while maintaining the
best level of care they can for their pets. In the midst of the downturn,
veterinarians around the country have observed a decline in visits and
Pet Bite Injuries: K-State Veterinarian Shares Tips to Minimize Risk of Bites and Bite-Related Infections
...lps to recognize subtle signs of fear, nervousness or aggression in a dog. It also helps to neuter your dog or cat, train and socialize them and use a leash
when outside. When it comes to strange dogs, Stenske said, it's best to never approach them. If a strange dog approaches you, she said veterinarians a...
Eukanuba Unleashes New Free iPhone Application Providing Dog Owners With Instant Access to Dog Parks and Other Four-Legged Fun
... OFF leash
Launch Marks the First-Ever Mobile Dog Expert Appl...et owner with the introduction of the Eukanuba OFF leash
iPhone(TM) application. The industry-first mobile ...s," "Eukanuba Legacy" and more.
"Eukanuba OFF leash
makes it easier and instantaneous for on-the-go pe...
Keep Your Pets Safe in a Hurricane
...ification tag and collar
At least one week's supply of food in water-tight container
At least one week's supply of water
and harness for dogs and cats
Appropriate size pet carrier for dogs and cats
Make sure vaccinations are up to date
CVMF Advises on How to Save Money on Veterinary Bills
...void them include:
Motor vehicle trauma:
Use a six foot leash
-- not a flexilead, when outside, especially near roads. Do not rely on ...t run alongside their owners).
Use a leash
at ALL times. Do not allow eating things off the ground, Do not vary...
Top 10 Pet Travel Tips for Memorial Day
Pack any medications (including heartworm prevention).
Make sure your pet's collar has updated I.D. information.
Have a leash
and harness easily accessible.
Pack containers of water for rest stops; plan to stop at least every two hours.
Have an adequate s...
Wildfire Evacuation Preparedness Tips for Pets
... in a water-tight container
Containers of potable water
Harness and leash
Appropriate size pet carrier for both dogs and cats
Prepare Your Pet for a First Veterinary Visit
... can get accustomed to a cat carrier by introducing that at home with a comfy towel or blanket, along with toys. Dogs should become used to being on a leash
before that first veterinary visit.
"Animals will pick up on the owner's emotions," noted William Grant, II, DVM, president of the CVMA. "If the ...
Six Youths Secure Top Spots in American Humane Kind Kid Contest
...ago is in business to help shelter dogs,
most specifically, the dogs at New leash
on Life (NLOL) in Chicago. Ian,
son of Jill Cahr, runs Ian's Bead Company (...cago Animal Care and Control, Small
Dog Rescue in Plantation, Fla., and New leash
on Life. He will save the
last of the funds and "maybe buy a video game."
Loosen leash on cancer protein 'watchdog,' researchers say
Scientists may have found a way to keep a protein "watchdog" on high alert to stop hereditary cancers from overrunning our bodies - if they can keep it on a leash
of just the right length.
In a collaborative effort, a team of scientists including Purdue University's Susan M. Mendrysa has found th...
Researchers identify target for cancer drugs
...r-suppressor protein PTEN keeps Akt in check by destroying lipids in the cell membrane that normally draw Akt to the surface. In a sense, PTEN keeps a leash
on Akt and thus suppresses cell division.
But when PTEN is mutated and unable to function, Akt breaks free. It makes its way to the cell membrane w...