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Pets Involved in Clinical Trials

Pets Involved in Clinical Trials

Want to pay it forward? Then learn the many benefits of enrolling your cat in a clinical trial while still being able to take her home at night.

November 2018 - Do you have a cat with chronic conjunctivitis (pink eye)? Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine — a couple hundred miles from both Seattle and Boise — wants to see if a new vaccine will work to improve her response to the condition.

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Joint Disorders in Cats

Joint Disorders in Cats

A variety of painful musculoskeletal conditions can affect areas in which bones meet. Learn the most common ones, and how they are diagnosed and treated.

A healthy cat’s impressive physical traits — strength, agility and lightning-fast responses to external stimuli — are essentially attributable to the structure and versatility of her musculoskeletal system. However, this system is also subject to a variety of disorders that can seriously compromise a cat’s quality of life and agility. Even worse, such disorders often defy prompt recognition and treatment.

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Want to Work With Animals?

Want to Work With Animals?

Requirements vary, and you'll likely need a certain level of education. But some jobs may match up with your credentials and your love of four-legged creatures.

There are a variety of employment opportunities within the veterinary profession that do not require you to become an actual veterinarian. It’s understood that one must love animals, care deeply about their wellbeing and have an abundance of patience to work in the field. Just as importantly, specific skills, knowledge and educational requirements are necessary to be qualified for these employment opportunities.

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Worms in Cats and Kittens

Worms in Cats and Kittens

These insidious creatures can cause severe problems in cats, and can be especially dangerous for kittens. Here's how to best protect your pets.

Perhaps the most troublesome of all feline parasites are various types of worms that inhabit a cat’s gastrointestinal tract — the stomach and intestines. Among these invaders, the most frequently found are roundworms, which are classified as nematodes — worms with distinctively cylindrical, unsegmented bodies.

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