FDA Approves Diroban, the First Generic Drug to Treat Heartworm Disease in Dogs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the approval of Diroban (melarsomine dihydrochloride), the first generic drug to treat heartworm disease in dogs. Heartworm disease is caused by a thread-like parasitic worm called Dirofilaria immitis. The worms are called heartworms because the adult worms live in the heart, lungs, and associated More...

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By George On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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PetSmart Voluntarily Recalls Single Lot of Grreat Choice® Canned Dog Food Due to Possible Health Risk

PetSmart has issued a voluntary recall of one production lot of its Grreat Choice® Adult Dog Food sold on PetSmart.com, Pet360.com, PetFoodDirect.com and in nationwide PetSmart retail stores. This product is being More...

By George On Monday, February 6th, 2017
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Evanger’s Recalls Hunk of Beef Dog Food Because Of Pentobarbital Exposure

It has been reported that five dogs became ill and 1 of the five dogs passed away after consuming the product. Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food of Wheeling, IL is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Hunk of More...

By George On Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Markland Mall Goes To The Dogs With Monthly Pet Adoption Series To Launch On February 4

KOKOMO, Ind. (February 3, 2017) – Markland Mall, Kokomo’s family friendly shopping venue, has joined forces with the Kokomo Humane Society to launch a series of monthly pet adoption events beginning Saturday, More...

By George On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man’s best friend

It’s that dreaded time of year – flu season. And we humans aren’t the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too. Scientists at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry More...

By George On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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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 More...

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...