Veterinary medicine

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North Texas Firefighter Adopts Puppy After Storm Drain Rescue

Dallas Firefighter Ryan Snow says he had no idea one particular call this week would have such an impact on him. Snow, along with other firefighters were called out to the 10300 block of Limestone Road on reports of a trapped animal.

CBS 11–04/25/2014

Crimson came to In-Sync Exotics in May 2007 along with a family of four other cougars and a tiger. (credit: In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue)

Seventh Big Cat Dies At In-Sync Exotics

A female cougar named Crimson, 20, passed away this week at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.

08/18/2013

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Texas Animal Chiropractors Offer Pet Care Alternative

Thirty years ago, Dr. Gene Giggleman was a Dallas veterinarian who thought chiropractors were quacks. Since then, he says he’s straightened out thousands of dogs and cats, not to mention the occasional snake, hamster, gerbil and guinea pig.

04/16/2013

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Controversial ‘Debarking’ Not Music To Ears Of Veterinarians

You hear a dog bark long and loud enough and it can drive you to drink. But going under the knife to solve a bark problem?

02/06/2013

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Nearly 25-Percent Of Texas Dogs Are Obese

A new study by Pfizer Animal Health shows nearly a quarter of Texas dogs are obese. Vets say Texas dogs are fat for the same reason people are.

07/02/2012

Avery the pig before her remarkable weight loss. (credit: Facebook)

Obese Pet Pig Inspires Local Church To Get Healthy

At St. Nicholas Church in Flower Mound, the congregation is getting healthy, but their inspiration is coming from the most unlikely of places, a pig named Avery.

03/01/2012

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Texas Vets: Pets Can Help With Cancer Research

Leading Texas veterinarians are mobilizing to enlist pets in the testing of experimental cancer therapies, a potential benefit to not just dogs and cats but people.

01/30/2012

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Woman Claims Humane Society Let Her Adopt Sick Dogs

A North Texas woman says the Humane Society of North Texas allowed her to adopt two puppies that turned out to be very sick, and then said if she returned them they may be euthanized.

11/10/2011

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Court Rules Against Local Pet Owner’s Religious Claims

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth resident Charles Myers told the Second District Court of Appeals Thursday that his 2009 conviction of misdemeanor cruelty to an animal violated the constitution and his religious beliefs. As […]

07/28/2011