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Oct 28, 2014, 10:59 ET The Real War of the Worlds: Infectious Diseases Are the Deadly Invaders

On October 31, 1938, The War of the Worlds was broadcast on CBS radio. The fictional radio play gave alarming details of a destructive advance of...


Feb 04, 2014, 13:35 ET Es más que Sochi--es hora de poner fin a la sobrepoblación de perros y gatos

  La sentencia de muerte reportada para miles de perros callejeros en Sochi, Rusia, antes de los Juegos de Invierno 2014, es solamente un...


Feb 04, 2014, 08:32 ET It's More than Sochi--Time to End Overpopulation of Dogs and Cats

The reported death sentence for thousands of stray dogs in Sochi, Russia, prior to the 2014 Winter Games, is just one example of a common practice...


Sep 23, 2013, 09:00 ET Protecting Toto, Too: Are you ready to care for your pet when emergency strikes?

Whether it is a tornado in Kansas, a hurricane in Louisiana, a wildfire in California, an earthquake, a nuclear plant failure, floods, blizzards,...


May 08, 2013, 10:00 ET Overweight Owners Lead Pets to Obesity

 Richard French, DVM, M.S., Ph.D., Dean of Animal Studies and Allerton Chair of Animal Health Sciences at Becker College is urging pet owners...