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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...

Feral Cats Urban Coyotes Turf Division
2013-11-13 15:42:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Chicago-based study has found feral cats and urban coyotes typically have separate ranges, with the cats sticking closer to residential areas and the coyotes preferring urban parks and green spaces. The study’s lead author Stan Gehrt, an associate professor of environment and natural resources at The Ohio State University, said feral cats probably avoid urban green spaces because of the urban coyote population. “(The...

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2011-09-12 05:07:35

  Could glowing, fluorescent green cats be the next great weapon in the fight against AIDS and the HIV virus? Researchers at the Mayo Clinic seem to think so. Researchers at the clinic reported on Sunday that they have developed "a genome-based immunization strategy to fight feline AIDS and illuminate ways to combat human HIV/AIDS and other diseases. The goal is to create cats with intrinsic immunity to the feline AIDS virus." The feline equivalent of HIV, known as feline...

2011-08-17 14:14:00

MIAMI, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuovo Biologics, LLC has announced a collaboration with Dr. Lester Mandelker a Largo, Florida veterinarian. Dr. Mandelker will supervise all small non consumable animal veterinary related activities implemented by the Company in its pursuit of FDA/CVM NADA approvals for Panavira(TM) including (but not limited to) respiratory disease caused by viral infections, canine malignant melanoma, feline leukemia (FeLv) and feline immune deficiency (FIU). Dr....

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2011-05-28 06:45:00

The results of a two-year study released on Friday offers the first glimpse of the daily lives of feral and free-roaming house cats, capturing the roaming behavior of 42 owned and un-owned adult cats living in Illinois. "There's no (other) data set like this for cats," said Jeff Horn, lead author of the study and a former graduate student at the University of Illinois, who led the study for his master's thesis with colleagues from his department and the Prairie Research Institute. "Without...

2010-06-24 15:29:00

American Humane Association leading sheltering operations ST. MARYS, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Humane Association is leading operations to shelter approximately 400 cats rescued from overcrowded conditions today at Animal Friends of Elk and Cameron Counties Sanctuary in Elk County, Pa. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070521/LAM095LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070521/LAM095LOGO) American Humane's Red Star Animal Emergency...

2008-09-10 15:00:37

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pharmaceutical industry industry is available in its catalogue. World Veterinary Vaccines Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p092485/World-Veterinary-Vaccines-Market.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Veterinary Vaccines in US$ Million. The specific product segments analyzed are Companion Animal Vaccines (Canine Vaccines, & Feline Vaccines), and Livestock Vaccines (Porcine Vaccines, Bovine...

2008-06-19 09:01:10

EnsurApet, Inc. (OTCBB:EPTI), a provider of pet health insurance, announced today that the Company's "Protect 4" Pet Health Insurance Plans offer dog and cat owners an insurance plan which provides coverage for preventive and medical treatments of common canine and feline illnesses. The EnsurApet "Protect 4" plan provides the most coverage of any pet insurance plan in the marketplace today. The coverage includes vaccinations, dental cleaning, kitten boosters, puppy boosters, feline...


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2011-01-11 13:17:04

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV), a retrovirus that infects cats, is transmitted between infected cats through saliva and nasal secretions. If the cat's immune system does not take care of the disease then it can be lethal due to it being a cancer of blood cells called lymphocytes. Symptoms can vary from loss of appetite, to poor coat condition, infections of the skin, bladder and respiratory tract, oral disease, seizures, lymphadenopathy, skin lesions, fatigue, fever, weight loss,...

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