KCBS Animal Update

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KCBS Animal Update: Animals That Become Attached

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the SF SPCA explains a new study that looks at how secure base effect factors into how your dog becomes attached to you and what it means for their social behavior.

01/14/2014

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KCBS Animal Update: Living With Animals Adapting To Urban Environments

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF SPCA says animals adapting to the urban environment is about more than just squirrels learning how to steal your sandwich at the park from one another and that we should learn to live in harmony.

12/31/2013

KCBS Animal Update: Non-Surgical Sterilization

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the SF ASPCA says while non-surgical sterilization for pets doesn’t quite exist yet, it is on the horizon and will be coming on the market very soon.

12/09/2013

KCBS Animal Update: The Fungus Among Us

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF ASPCA says veterinarians encounter ringworm the most, but researchers are trying to find out more about another fungus that is killing off bats, an important part of our ecosystem.

11/11/2013

KCBS Animal Update: Halloween Safety for Pets

While many people search out ways to scare themselves on Halloween, your pet is less interested in feelings of horror.

10/29/2013

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KCBS Animal Update: Canine Influenza

Canine influenza emerged about 10 years ago when it popped up in greyhound racing tracks in Florida. Since then it’s spread and has peppered itself across half the United States.

09/24/2013

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KCBS Animal Update: Responsible Dog Ownership Days

The American Kennel Club has designated September as a month for reflecting on proper canine care. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett of the San Francisco SPCA talks about the aspects of having a dog that all current and prospective owners should keep in mind.

09/17/2013

Animal Update: Planning For Your Pet’s Future

What happens if you predecease your animal and have not outlined plans for him or her in your will?

08/26/2013

KCBS Animal Update: The Health Benefits Of Having Pets

Many companies have begun to allow pets into the workplace. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the San Francisco SPCA explains why she thinks this is a win-win policy.

08/05/2013

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Animal Update: Preventative Cat Health

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett confirms the rumors are true; cat guardians aren’t as good as other pet owners when it comes to getting their little loved ones in for regular visits with the veterinarian.

07/16/2013

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