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Studies Link Canine Cancers to Lawn Chemicals

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  By thinkaboutnow – June 10, 2017 A six-year study from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine linked lawn pesticides to canine malignant lymphoma (CML). Based on questionnaire results from dog owners, the study found “specifically, the use of professionally applied pesticides was associated with a significant 70% higher risk of CML. Risk was also higher in those reporting use of self-applied insect growth regulators.” A different study with similar methods discovered that herbicides also contribute to canine malignant lymphoma. The study found that herbicides...

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Last 9/11 Ground Zero search dog honored in area ravaged by Hurricane Harvey

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Source:  Laura T. Coffey / TODAY / 09/11/17 Sometimes the love of a dog can help us keep going — even when moving forward feels impossibly hard. One dog who inspired thousands to persevere is being honored in a special way on Monday, Sept. 11. A life-size bronze statue of the beloved disaster search dog, named Bretagne, has been unveiled in a Houston suburb that’s still feeling the effects of Hurricane Harvey. Bretagne (pronounced “Brittany”) was the last surviving search dog who worked at Ground Zero in New York City after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The perpetually smiling...

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