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2014-04-15 08:29:44

Prevalence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Infection up 48 Percent in Cats; Lyme Disease up 21 Percent in Dogs PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital®, the world's largest veterinary practice, released its State of Pet Health(TM) 2014 Report today, revealing a staggering 48 percent increase in the prevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in cats and a 21 percent increase in the prevalence of infection with the bacterium that causes Lyme...

2013-08-21 23:22:44

Assisi Veterinary Hospital wants to remind pet owners to get their pets vaccinated during National Immunization Awareness Month. Malverne, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and Assisi Veterinary Hospital reminds pet owners to get their pets vaccinated this month. It is very important to vaccinate pets against certain common diseases. Generally, pet vaccines are divided into two categories, Core and Non-Core Vaccines. Two core vaccines for dogs are...

2011-02-14 15:38:00

First confirmed case since January 2010 SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Laboratory tests today confirmed that a 6-year-old cat in Wisconsin contracted the H1N1 influenza virus, the first confirmed case of H1N1 in a U.S. pet since January 2010. A second cat in the household tested negative after it also developed severe respiratory disease, although it is now presumed that it too had the virus. Both cats were euthanized after failing to respond to treatment....

2010-06-09 11:32:00

ROSELAND, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The first vaccine against canine influenza virus (CIV), Nobivac® Canine Flu H3N8, has been granted a full license by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), according to the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service through its Center for Veterinary Biologics. Licensure follows evaluation of use of the vaccine by veterinarians since May 27, 2009, when a conditional license was awarded. Intervet/Schering-Plough...

2010-01-19 10:00:00

ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health today announced a new partnership with the National Education for Assistance Dog Services (NEADS), a national nonprofit organization that trains dogs to serve individuals who are deaf or physically disabled. These dogs become an extension of their owners and bring security, independence and relief from social isolation to their human partners. Established in 1976, NEADS operates the oldest continuing hearing dog...

2009-06-23 13:00:00

Vaccine Against Canine Flu Granted Conditional License by USDA ROSELAND, N.J., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, the global leader in veterinary biologicals, today announced the availability of the first vaccine against canine influenza virus (CIV), which was granted a conditional product license by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on May 27, 2009, for use by veterinarians in the United States....

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2008-04-03 11:10:00

Korean researchers reported on Wednesday that dogs are susceptible to avian influenza, adding that pets could be a potential threat in future pandemics.The study found three genetically similar canine influenza virus strains that originated in birds.By isolating and infecting beagles with the virus, researchers in South Korea said the dogs became ill.They also reported finding large amounts of avian influenza virus binding receptor in canine tracheal bronchial, and bronchiolar epithelial...

2005-09-27 01:05:00

WASHINGTON -- A new dog flu virus that has killed some racing greyhounds made an unusual jump from horses to dogs and may threaten pets but not people, experts said on Monday. And the virus can also infect dogs without making them sick, meaning it is not as deadly as some reports have suggested, they said. But studying it has important implications for understanding the H5N1 avian flu virus now devastating flocks of poultry and which has killed 65 people in four Asian nations since late...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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