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Distemper outbreak kills four puppies in Las Vegas, sickens more

The news

Four puppies with distemper have been euthanized at a veterinary clinic in Las Vegas. All were purchased from the same seller via Craigslist, and dozens of pet owners are coming forward sharing similar experiences.

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Distemper in the Northwoods puts Wisconsin pets at risk

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With canine distemper on the rise in the Northwoods, ensure dogs are vaccinated against deadly disease.

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Recall alert: Beef thyroid hormone in dog food

After four dogs presented with clinical signs of hyperthyroidism, two dog food companies have recalled specific lots of canned dog food due to elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone.

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Parvovirus confirmed at Lake Forest Park, WA dog park

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Police are warning dog owners about risk of parvovirus due to an infected stray dog at a local Lake Forest Park dog park.

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Get ready to screen for and treat vector-borne diseases

Vector-borne diseases are more common in the spring, and this year is slated to be no exception. With both National Heartworm Awareness Month and Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month being observed in April, now is the time to prepare. Use these tips to get your practice ready for the season.

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