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  • Mars to buy pet brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion

    Mars to buy pet brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion
    Confectionary giant Mars Inc. is buying most of Procter & Gamble's pet food business for $2.9 billion, a move that will shore up the company's growing pet care business.
  • Drug shows promise for fighting bone cancer in people, pets

    A gold-based drug currently used in human and veterinary medicine to manage certain immune diseases may prove useful in combating osteosarcoma, a devastating bone cancer that affects both dogs and people, University of Florida veterinary researchers...

    San Diego Zoo joins a heck of an effort: to save the Tasmanian devil

    SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Zoo has joined a long-odds international effort to save one of nature's tough guys: the Tasmanian devil. Although possessed of sharp fangs, a powerful jaw and a carnivorous personality, the devil is on the verge of...

    Cats are hugely popular -- even though we don't understand them

    If you're an accountant, and the balance sheet is what matters most, cats should be man's best friends. According to the 2012 American Veterinary Medical Association's Pet Ownership Demographic Sourcebook, there are 74.1 million pet cats in the U.S. - but...

    Veterinarians, nurses, others sanctioned by state licensing boards

    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently (in October and November) by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of...