Caring for your pets
Dogs, cats rabbits and other pets enrich our lives. Learn how to protect and care for yours.
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- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019
MEMPHIS, Mo. – Farmers sometimes take risks that pay off better than balance sheets show. That was the case in 1965 when a banker told a new graduate of the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine that he did not think there was ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2014
Fleas are blood-sucking ectoparasites of humans and domestic animals all over the world. More than 2,200 species of fleas have been identified worldwide, but only about 30 species are found in Missouri. Humans are affected by few of these species. ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
The "Animal Care Facilities Act," passed by the state of Missouri, became effective Aug. 28, 1992. Under this act, a person who operates a shelter, kennel or breeding facility must be licensed. Each facility that houses or maintains dogs and cats, ...