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Painkillers for dogs, cats may be worsening human opioid crisis: study

The study was led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine. (iStock) A new study suggests painkillers prescribed to pets could possibly be contributing to the opioid crisis in the U.S. The study, led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine… Read More »

Hearing assistance dogs are changing lives

Tall or short, active or subdued, scruffy or carefully coiffed, dogs most definitely make good companions. But for some, our furry, four-legged friends are much more than house pets, they are actual lifesavers, providing service for individuals with a wide range of disabilities including those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Hearing dogs help… Read More »