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Obedience training can keep your puppy off Santa’s “naughty list”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It might be cute to watch a puppy chew up a holiday stocking on Christmas morning, but pet owners might want to consider the gift of behavior training to ensure a happy life with their pet, says a Purdue University veterinarian. “Millions of pets are given up to shelters because of […]

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Ten New Year’s resolutions to make your pets happier

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — When drawing up a list of New Year’s resolutions, be sure to include your pets, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here’s her top 10 list of pet related New Year’s resolutions: 1. Spay or neuter your pets, adding more years to their lives […]

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Veterinarian offers top 10 Christmas gifts for pets

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As you shop for Christmas gifts for your pets or for pet owners, keep the pet’s health in mind, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. Here are her top 10 holiday gift ideas for pets: 1. Chew toys. Chew toys prevent pets from chewing […]

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New site aims to deepen public knowledge of omega-3 benefits for people, pets

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Hoping to broaden understanding about the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids, a Purdue University-based international consortium has launched a Web site and newsletter campaign to educate the public, physicians and veterinarians. Bruce Watkins, Purdue professor of nutrition and director of the International Omega-3 Learning and Education Consortium for Health and Medicine, […]

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Veterinary school celebrates 50 years with service project in Ethiopia

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s School of Veterinary Medicine celebrated its 50th anniversary by sending 19 faculty members, students and alumni to Ethiopia to help production animal proficiency and facilitate ongoing relationships with the Ethiopian veterinary school. The group spent several days working with Project Mercy, a U.S.-based nonprofit relief and development agency that […]

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Purdue vet suggests ways to manage pets during July 4 fireworks

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fourth of July fireworks can frighten pets and farm animals and cause them to react in ways that might injure them. But a Purdue veterinarian says there are numerous ways to protect your pets during the celebrations. “Owners must use common sense when they allow pets to join the festivities,” said […]

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