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USDA cracks down on Internet pet sales

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:41 PM

The Agriculture Department is cracking down on dog breeders who sell puppies over the Internet, issuing new regulations that will force them to apply for federal licenses. Full Story

Concerns for Food Safety Grow as Vet Students Pick Pets over Farm Animals

posted on November 5, 2010 at 2:11 PM

FRESNO, Calif (AP) -- The number of veterinarians who work with cows, pigs, chickens and other farm animals is on the decline as many prepare to retire and fewer students opt for large animal practice, results from a recent study showed. Full Story

Minnesota Woman Wants Sitter Charged with Abuse of Pet Pig

posted on November 2, 2007 at 12:11 AM

WINONA, Minn (AP) - A Winona woman is asking that abuse charges be filed against an acquaintance who was pet-sitting for her potbellied pig and allowed the animal to get fat. Full Story

Melamine Contaminates Livestock Feed

posted on May 4, 2007 at 8:05 PM

Melamine Contaminates Livestock Feed
While the FDA has confirmed the deaths of only 16 pets from eating contaminated pet food, health officials continue to investigate the deaths of over 4,000 cats and dogs to determine if melamine is responsible. Full Story

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