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Animal Update

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Animal Update: Strychnine Poisoning

Recently, poisonous meatballs were discovered in several San Francisco neighborhoods. Obviously, it was a major problem and of concern for owners of dogs and cats.

08/19/2013

Kittens.

Animal Update: What Is Kitten Season?

A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.

07/29/2013

Rescued Pets

Animal Update: The Importance Of Microchipping Pets

Should your pet ever get lost, there is a simple and safe way for owners to locate their furry little loved ones. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett talks about microchips for cats and dogs.

07/03/2013

dogwalking

Animal Update: Breed In Dogs

This week’s Animal Update is on how you can’t judge a dog’s breed simply by its appearance. This could be important in some health-related decisions for your pet.

06/17/2013

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Animal Update: Diabetes In Cats

Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.

06/03/2013

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: End Of Life Decisions For Your Pet

End of life decisions can be costly and also very emotional for pet guardians.

05/27/2013

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Animal Update: DNA Unlocking Links Between Dogs, Wolves

Researchers have begun to pinpoint the evolution of dogs from wolves by using genetic sequencing.

03/18/2013

Animal Update: Kitten Season

Each year, we talk about kitten season – when shelters become full of orphaned or otherwise surrendered cats.

03/04/2013

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Animal Update: Pet Behavior

It’s not uncommon for people to think of some pets as expert mimics – birds, for instance. But according to a recently published report, there is evidence to suggest other pets do it, too.

02/18/2013

Animal Update: Therapy Animals

After the recent Connecticut school shooting, a team of dogs was sent to comfort the grieving, driving home the point that therapy dogs can greatly benefit those in emotional distress.

02/11/2013

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