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2014-07-15 23:05:42

Susan Nelson retires after 20 years serving AST and the transplant community, succeeded by executive director, Libby McDannell. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The American Society of Transplantation (AST), representing the majority of professionals engaged in the field of organ transplantation, today announced that Susan Nelson will be retiring as Executive Vice President later this year. Nelson, who has served in her leadership role since 1994, played a crucial part in the...

2010-10-04 12:47:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating a bag full of chocolate Halloween candy is more of a trick than a treat for the average household pet, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. K-State's Susan Nelson, assistant professor of clinical services, says chocolate consumption by many pets, including dogs, cats, ferrets, birds and rats, can be extremely hazardous. "Chocolate contains large amounts of methylxanthines," she said. "Theobromine and caffeine are...

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2010-09-18 07:40:00

While natural food is a rising trend among humans, pet owners should be careful before feeding similar types of food to their pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. All too often pet owners assume that because certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables, are healthy for them, they are also healthy for their pets, said Susan Nelson, K-State assistant professor of clinical services. "Natural and veggie-based pet foods are based more on market demand from owners, not because...

2010-09-17 10:22:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While natural food is a rising trend among humans, pet owners should be careful before feeding similar types of food to their pets, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian. All too often pet owners assume that because certain foods, such as fruits and vegetables, are healthy for them, they are also healthy for their pets, said Susan Nelson, K-State assistant professor of clinical services. "Natural and veggie-based pet foods...

2009-10-09 07:57:23

You might watch your daily calorie intake or glance over nutritional information on food packages, but do you do the same for your pet? Dr. Susan Nelson, a veterinarian and assistant professor of clinical sciences at Kansas State University, said there are several guidelines to follow when feeding your pet to ensure that it maintains good health. Just like human food packages, many cat and dog food packages contain nutritional information, Nelson said. Packages often list the kilocalories,...

2009-10-07 17:32:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You might watch your daily calorie intake or glance over nutritional information on food packages, but do you do the same for your pet? Dr. Susan Nelson, a veterinarian and assistant professor of clinical sciences at Kansas State University, said there are several guidelines to follow when feeding your pet to ensure that it maintains good health. Just like human food packages, many cat and dog food packages contain nutritional...

2009-09-10 14:24:41

People and their dogs need physical activity to fight obesity, a U.S. veterinarian said. However, Dr. Susan Nelson of Kansas State University in Manhattan said there are many benefits besides weight loss when humans and dogs exercise together. Exercising with your pet also promotes the human-animal bond, she said in a statement. People like dogs because of their unconditional love, and dogs are going to be very pleased to have their owners do something with them. Exercise benefits mental...

2009-09-08 09:43:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People and their dogs both need physical activity to fight obesity, and there are many exercises that owner and pet can do together that can improve their health and their relationship, according to a Kansas State University expert. Dr. Susan Nelson, K-State veterinarian and assistant professor of clinical sciences, said dogs, like people, reap many benefits from exercise. She said there are physical and mental health advantages for the...

2009-09-08 11:19:23

People and their dogs both need physical activity to fight obesity, and there are many exercises that owner and pet can do together that can improve their health and their relationship, according to a Kansas State University expert. Dr. Susan Nelson, K-State veterinarian and assistant professor of clinical sciences, said dogs, like people, reap many benefits from exercise. She said there are physical and mental health advantages for the dog owner and the dog when they exercise together....


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