Indiana Health Officials Alert Indiana Rat Owners to Possible Exposure to Seoul Virus

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is contacting people who purchased rats from a breeder in Illinois as part of an investigation of an outbreak of Seoul virus, a member of the hantavirus family that has caused human illnesses in other states. Eleven rats were purchased from the facility by six Hoosiers residing in five different More...

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By George On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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Sheridan Fire Department Receives Donation Of Equipment to Save Pets From Fire

Sheridan, IN – (November 22, 2016) First Responders with the Sheridan Fire Department can now consider themselves the best-equipped in the nation to save a pet’s life. That’s because Invisible Fence of Central More...

By George On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Hoosier Park, Animal Protection League Team Up For Fourth Annual ‘Walk in the Park’

Local Coupon Booklet Aimed to Benefit Animal Protection League, Build Awareness ANDERSON, Ind. – Oct. 5, 2016 – Hoosier Park Racing & Casino will host the Animal Protection League (APL) for the fourth More...

By George On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Subsidized Spay Neuter Programs

Partners for Animal Welfare Society [P.A.W.S.] is offering residents of Hancock County and surrounding areas a low cost alternative to getting cats and dogs spayed/neutered for as little as $5 per cat through More...

By George On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Clay Terrace To Host Its Second Annual “Adopt-A-Dog Day” On September 24

CARMEL, Ind. (September 20, 2016) – Clay Terrace, Carmel, Indiana’s premier open-air family friendly shopping destination, has joined forces with local animal rescue organizations to host its second annual “Adopt-A-Dog More...

By George On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
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Dogs understand both vocabulary and intonation of human speech

Dogs have the ability to distinguish vocabulary words and the intonation of human speech through brain regions similar to those that humans use, a new study reports. Attila Andics et al. note that vocabulary learning More...

By George On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Foods for People That Are Bad for Your Dog

If you consider the family dog, well, family—and are apt to toss him a piece of your food now and then—proceed with caution. Some foods meant for human consumption can be dangerous, and even deadly, to your More...

By George On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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The truth about cats and dogs

Pets are good for mental health of ‘everyday people’ WASHINGTON – Pets can serve as important sources of social and emotional support for “everyday people,” not just individuals facing More...

By George On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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Dog owners more likely to share germs with pets by not washing hands than by sleeping with dog

MANHATTAN, KAN. — Dog owners who sleep with their pet or permit licks on the face are in good company. Surveys show that more than half of owners bond with their pets in these ways. Research done by a veterinarian More...