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Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab

By Ashley Yeager | March 16, 2018

Scientists and others have been opening their homes to research animals after the studies conclude, with legislation in some states now mandating adoption.

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Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies

By Jenny Rood | October 1, 2016

Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market.

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Illegal Animal Meds Persist in India

By Kerry Grens | October 13, 2014

Use of a veterinary painkiller, banned in several countries because of its lethal effects on scavenging birds, has declined, but cow carcasses still test positive.

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Sea Otter’s Scourge

By Nsikan Akpan | May 1, 2014

A hidden toxin stalks marine mammals off the coast of California and kills dogs and cats farther inland.

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Dog’s Worst Friend

By Nsikan Akpan | May 1, 2014

US dogs face a deadly threat from algae-spawned toxins lurking in lakes, but there may be an antidote.

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When Vaccines Turn Vicious

By Ruth Williams | July 12, 2012

Weakened viruses used in vaccines can swap genes and produce disease-causing strains.

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