Reindeer are getting smaller. Can you guess the cause?

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Drugs flushed into the environment could be cause of wildlife decline

Drugs flushed into the environment could be cause of wildlife decline Synthetic oestrogen used in birth control pills wiped out fathead minnows in lakes used for experiments in Ontario, and seriously disrupted the whole ecosystem. Photograph: Emmanuel Lattes/Alamy. Damian Carrington. … Continue reading

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Reactions to Food, Medications, or Flea Control Can Cause Many Medical Problems

      Many times veterinarians assume a case of diarrhea, an itchy ear or two, a hot spot, or a rash and hives is due to some infectious agent. I used to feel that way too. These days I … Continue reading

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FYI prongs used properly do not cause pain. I spe…

FYI prongs used properly do not cause pain. I spent half a dozen training sessions with a professional treat and rewarding before ever putting the prong on my dogs. I tested the prong collar on my arm and my neck … Continue reading

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NSAIDs for Pain Relief Can Cause Problems if Used Together or in Sensitive Animals

We are all interested in reducing pain and inflammation in our pets when it is necessary. Pharmaceutical companies have come up with a variety of medications that help do just that. The downside is that there are a few harmful … Continue reading

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