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Mount Sinai Hospital Receives Early Holiday Gift - A Grant To Support Popular Four- Legged Friend

Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital announced today that PetSmart Charities has offered a gift of $75,000 to extend the tenure of Professor Bunsen Honeydew the hospital’s first of three facility dogs, through October 2020.

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12-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST
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Newswise: S&T Studies How K9 First Responders Can Join the Team in Active Shooter Scenarios

S&T Studies How K9 First Responders Can Join the Team in Active Shooter Scenarios

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Canines are widely used by law enforcement agencies and first responders to protect the homeland in various ways. DHS S&T is studying how they might be used in new, non-traditional ways, like in active shooter scenarios, to detect potential explosive threats – clearing the way for responders to quickly engage hostile adversaries or administer aid to those who need it.

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Released:
5-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Newswise: A Cancer Drug Trial For Dogs Presented At The RSNA Annual Meeting
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    4-Dec-2019 4:00 PM EST

A Cancer Drug Trial For Dogs Presented At The RSNA Annual Meeting

Johns Hopkins Medicine

What do you do when your best friend is diagnosed with a cancer that kills most of its patients within a few months? A few brave dog owners turned to Johns Hopkins, where veterinarians, radiologists and physicists have teamed up to conduct an experimental trial of a therapy they hope will extend the lives of their beloved pets.

Channels: Cancer, Neuro, Pets, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Meetings,

Released:
1-Dec-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Veterinary clinicians’ ‘house call’ saves beloved Chihuahua

Cornell University

Dr. Jared Baum from the Cornell University Hospital for Animals took a recent late-night road trip east to help save the life of Mabel, a 16-year-old Chihuahua, whose owners run a shelter for aging dogs.

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26-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST
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DHS S&T to Engage Innovators on Detection Canine Research

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Innovators, researchers and canine training experts are invited to learn about funding opportunities in the detection canine field on December 10, 2019.

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25-Nov-2019 1:35 PM EST
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    20-Nov-2019 12:00 AM EST

Ohio State Program Helps Pet Owners Cope During Grief Process

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Making end-of-life decisions for your pet or coping with the loss of an animal is something that no pet owner wants to think about. A program at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center recognizes the importance of human-animal bonds and provides grief support for pet owners facing tough decisions for their animal.

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Released:
19-Nov-2019 12:45 PM EST
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Newswise: A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat

A Scent-sitive Subject – Essential Oil Diffusers and Your Cat

Texas A&M University

Essential oils are often presented as a naturalistic approach to personal care and home fragrance. However, just because these oils are derived from plants doesn’t make them healthy, or even safe, for your cat.

Channels: All Journal News, Pets, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders,

Released:
15-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project

Texas A&M, University Of Washington Partner In Historic Dog Aging Project

Texas A&M University

Everyone who loves a dog wants the animal, whether pet or work companion, to enjoy as many years as possible. Learning the whys behind the length and strength of dogs’ lifespans has become the impetus for the largest research data-gathering program of its kind, the Dog Aging Project.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Pets, Grant Funded News,

Released:
15-Nov-2019 10:35 AM EST
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