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Pet Health Vaccinations: Also Important for Humans

AUBURN, Ala.—Making sure pets are up to date on all vaccinations is a big part of overall pet health. Vaccinating pets is important not only for the pet, but also for the owner. There are a number of diseases animals can contract if they are not up to date on vaccines. This puts the animal’s and owner’s health at risk. Check-ups ... Read More »

Pet Vaccines Best Defense Against Rabies

Rabies is a deadly disease with more than 7,000 cases of rabid animals spreading the disease to people nationally each year. The kinds of mammals that potentially carry rabies can vary depending on geographic location. “In Alabama, 39 animals tested positive for rabies in 2013, 55 were positive in 2012 and 82 were positive in 2011.” Dr. Soren Rodning, a veterinarian with the Alabama ... Read More »