Veterinary medicine

FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, Dallas Seavey poses with his lead dogs Reef, left, and Tide after finishing the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska. Iditarod officials have cleared a four-time champion of any wrongdoing in a dog-doping scandal that followed the sled dog race last year. Officials for the 1,000-mile (1,610 kilometer) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race issued a statement this week absolving Seavey of any involvement in the drugging of his dogs, the Anchorage Daily News reported. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
December 06, 2018 - 2:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Iditarod officials have cleared a four-time champion of any wrongdoing in a dog-doping scandal that followed the sled dog race last year. Officials for the 1,000-mile (1,610 kilometer) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race issued a statement this week absolving musher Dallas Seavey...
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December 09, 2017 - 6:39 pm
EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma mother and father couldn't figure out what was happening to their child's pacifiers until the baby's grandmother saw the family dog swipe one off a counter. One nauseous pooch and a trip to their veterinarian's office confirmed the couple's hunch: Dovey had 21...
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In this Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, photo, Luke Byerly tends to his 14-year-old beagle, Robbie, during a break at Byerly's job as a technician at a veterinary clinic in east Denver. Byerly is using CBD, a non-psychoactive component of marijuana, oil to treat the dog's arthritis. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 07, 2017 - 6:04 pm
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Dr. Byron Maas surveys a supply of marijuana products for dogs that lines a shelf in his veterinary clinic. They're selling well. "The 'Up and Moving' is for joints and for pain," he explains. "The 'Calm and Quiet' is for real anxious dogs, to take away that anxiety." People...
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October 26, 2017 - 12:02 pm
ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — A puppy that collapsed after ingesting some sort of opioid in Massachusetts has survived after being given an overdose reversal drug more often administered to humans. Peter Thibault tells The Eagle-Tribune he was walking his 3-month-old yellow Labrador named Zoey in Andover...
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FILE- In this March 4, 2017, file photo, four-time and defending champion Dallas Seavey mushes during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska. Seavey denies he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race, and has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest. The Iditarod Trail Committee on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, identified Seavey as the musher who had four dogs test positive for a banned opioid pain reliever after finishing the race last March in Nome. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen, File)
October 25, 2017 - 12:19 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cycling. Baseball. Track. Horse racing. Now dogsledding has become the latest professional sport to be engulfed in a doping scandal, this one involving the huskies that dash across the frozen landscape in Alaska's grueling, 1,000-mile Iditarod. The governing board of the...
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FILE- In this March 4, 2017, file photo, four-time and defending champion Dallas Seavey mushes during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska. Seavey denies he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race, and has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest. The Iditarod Trail Committee on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, identified Seavey as the musher who had four dogs test positive for a banned opioid pain reliever after finishing the race last March in Nome. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen, File)
October 24, 2017 - 9:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cycling. Baseball. Track. Horse racing. Now dogsledding has become the latest professional sport to be engulfed in a doping scandal, this one involving the huskies that dash across the frozen landscape in Alaska's grueling, 1,000-mile Iditarod. The governing board of the...
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October 12, 2017 - 6:10 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A Durham veterinarian and two employees are facing charges after authorities say they let three pigs go free in their office parking lot. Durham County deputies say the owner of the sow and two piglets wanted the animals spayed but tried to retrieve them from Affordable Animal...
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This undated photo provided by SeaWorld shows Kasatka, one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, in its compound at the marine park in San Diego. Kasatka was euthanized Tuesday evening, Aug. 15, 2017, "surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved her," after battling lung disease for years, the company said in a statement. She was estimated to be 42 years old. (SeaWorld via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 10:09 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. Kasatka died Tuesday evening "surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved...
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August 16, 2017 - 5:31 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. Kasatka died Tuesday evening "surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved...
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In this July 7, 2017 photo, a monkey stares out from its enclosure at the Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. The economic crisis afflicting Puerto Rico for the last decade has also taken a toll on the island’s only zoo, with critics saying it is sorely understaffed and struggling to care for its animals on a limited budget. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)
July 17, 2017 - 12:14 am
MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico (AP) — The economic crisis afflicting Puerto Rico for the last decade has also taken a toll on the island's only zoo, with critics saying it is sorely understaffed and struggling to care for its animals on a limited budget. Conditions at Dr. Juan A. Rivero, a 45-acre zoo...
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