Rabies Virus News
Fido Flu Outbreak Hits Chicago
More than 1,000 dogs have come down with canine flu, authorities said.
Canine Flu Outbreak Hits Chicago, Sickens More Than 1,000 Dogs
A rare epidemic of canine flu is spreading throughout the Chicago area, veterinary experts warned. In an advisory issued by the Cook County Department of Animal and Rabies Control, officials said more than 1,000 cases had been identified over the past month and five dogs have died from the disease.
What Aborted Fetuses Have to Do With Vaccines
A small but growing number of parents who object to vaccinating their children on religious grounds say they do so because many common vaccines are the product of cells that once belonged to aborted fetuses. There is a grain of truth to this statement. But even religious leaders, including a future
Gym Teacher Saves Young Student From Fox Attack
Woman takes on wild animal with her bare hands to save an elementary school student in danger.
Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader, 3 Others on Connecticut Playground
A Connecticut community is on high alert after a fox attacked people on an elementary school playground, biting at least four people, including a second-grade boy. The fox on the run outside Broad Brook Elementary School in East Windsor Monday attacked 7-year-old Evan Witzke during an outdoor gym
Woman Mistakes Rabid Raccoon for Her Cat
Ginny Ballou was half asleep when she reached over to pat her cat, Pretty Boy. Only the long-haired tomcat was nowhere in sight. What Ballou was running her fingers through instead was the coarse fur of a deranged raccoon. The vicious animal had crept into the house through the cat door on
Some Veterinarians Sell Unnecessary Shots, Tests to Make Extra Money, Says Former Vet
For most pet owners, man's best friend is another member of the family and deserves the best care, but a former veterinarian says that some vets, out to make an extra buck, will pad the bill with unnecessary shots, tests and procedures. Andrew Jones worked as a veterinarian for 17 years. He left
Raccoon Attacks Spook Va. Residents
Raccoon attacks have spooked residents of Arlington, Va., who are concerned the animals could be rabid. It’s disturbing,” Sandra Alboum told ABC affiliate WJLA-TV in Arlington, Va. “Out of the corner of my eye I saw a raccoon. He walked up to me quickly and...
Diane Keaton's Twitter Feed Discusses Fellow Stars
got for us in "pop news." Diane keaton knows a thing or two about unique beauty doing a twitter exchange where she asks followers to send favorite photos. Beautiful men, the hottie meter and the best part is she adds her commentary. HERE'S leo DiCaprio and she tweet, I if I could I would blow THIS
Teenage Volunteer at Oakland Zoo Bitten by Rabid Bat
A teenage volunteer for the Oakland Zoo is recovering after being bitten by a rabid bat on Saturday. The bat, identified as a Mexican free-tailed bat, was not one of the zoo animals. According to Nicky Mora, public relations manager for the Oakland Zoo, visitors...