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Nasal Spray for Snake bites?According to NBC, First aid for snakebite could come in a nasal spray, researcher says CHAIWAT SUBPRASOM / Reuters The bite of a cobra contains deadly neurotoxins that can cause paralysis and death. Now, new research suggests that a nasal spray may provide a new way to reverse the symptoms. Treating a paralyzing snakebite could one day be as easy...
Ready for Disaster? - Don't forget Fido.Include your pets in your family’s preparedness plans Ready for Disaster Making evacuation plans that include your pet will leave you better prepared to cope with disasters of all kinds. Tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, floods and earthquakes — there are few places on Earth that are not vulnerable to one or more natural disasters. We’ve learned from countless disasters that people...
4th of July safety for your PetsFourth of July Safety Tips For many people, nothing beats lounging in the backyard on the Fourth of July with good friends and family—including the four-legged members of the household. While it may seem like a great idea to reward Rover with scraps from the grill and bring him along to watch fireworks, in reality some festive foods and products...
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The National Institutes of Health plans to substantially reduce the use of chimpanzees biomedical researchNIH to reduce significantly the use of chimpanzees in research “Americans have benefitted greatly from the chimpanzees’ service to biomedical research, but new scientific methods and technologies have rendered their use in research largely unnecessary,” said Dr. Collins. “Their likeness to humans has made them uniquely valuable for certain types of research, but also demands greater justification for their use...
Pet owners learn about animal first aidThis Veterinarian/Instructor summarized pet first aid in three words: Predict, prevent and prepare. Pet owners gathered to learn about common pet injuries and how to prevent and treat them while protecting themselves. They also learned about what to do if they see an injured or abused animal. Some State laws state that people should help and/or report the endangered animal...
Cool Tip of the Week Make Arrangements for Your Pets During Winter Weather - If you have pets, bring them indoors. If you cannot bring them inside, provide adequate shelter to keep them warm and make sure that they have access to unfrozen water. Learn more >> For more information on Winter Weather safety, see CDC's site for Emergency Preparedness &...
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