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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

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

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

(CBS)

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

Animal Update: Preventing Dog Bites

Sunday marked the beginning of National Dog Bite Prevention Week.

05/20/2013

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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

Photos: Ugliest Dog

Animal Update: Tax Deduction For Foster Pet Parents

A judge recently ruled that pet “foster parents” can tax deduct expenses such as food and medicine.

02/04/2013

Animal Update: Medical Alert Dogs

Strange but true, dogs’ scenting abilities can help humans with medical needs.

01/28/2013

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Animal Update: OCD in Pets

With animals, we don’t necessarily know what they’re thinking. Still, we see compulsive behavior by our four-legged friends.

01/21/2013

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