25 Jan 2017

Zoonotic Diseases and Their Far-Reaching Effects

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Zoonotic diseases and their far-reaching effects, and why healthy animals make for healthy humans It was on the tip of everyone’s tongue last year, prompting panicked vacationers to cancel flights and unprecedented CDC travel bans: Zika. Equally notorious but an ocean away from Miami mosquitoes, West Africa battled the most deadly Ebola outbreak in history. […]

15 Dec 2016

On The Importance of Elephants

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On The Importance of Elephants  Trio at Chudop Waterhole, Etosha NP The great elephant is known to be valiantly strong, empathetic, and intelligent, possessing a retentive memory and complex emotional life. Despite lions being considered the kings and queens of the savannah, one could argue that elephants should wear the crown. If you witness a […]

10 Nov 2016

The Human-Animal Bond

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The Human Animal Bond & the Importance of Our Pets to Our Mental Health For those who share our homes with animals, we know that our pets are capable of amazing things. You don’t have to look far for incredible heroics—from the cat, Strider, who warded off a pair of burglars, to the 2016 American Humane organization’s […]

25 Oct 2016

Dogs that Help Livestock, Cheetahs, and Humans

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Annika Hugosson is a contributing blogger for Veterinarians International. She has a passion for wildlife conservation and is engrossed by the nuances of animal behavior and communication. Annika travels to sub-Saharan Africa as often as she can to observe wildlife and support local conservation efforts, and to keep tabs on her three foster elephants in Kenya. Cheetah […]