pets

WWL Newsroom
April 24, 2020 - 9:00 am
While there is limited evidence cats can suffer from COVID-19, the Louisiana SPCA is asking owners not to seek tests for their pets.
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WWL Newsroom
April 08, 2020 - 6:59 am
With the recent news that a tiger in the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, concern about transmitting the virus from humans to pets has grown. State public health veterinarian Dr. Gary Balsamo says it’s a rare occurrence, but sometimes animals can get sick from exposure.
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April 01, 2020 - 4:17 pm
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
November 28, 2019 - 8:26 am
Does your pet get a seat at the Thanksgiving table? What foods are okay for them? Louisiana SPCA spokeswoman Alicia Vial says there are some foods that are okay, including the turkey. “Turkey is actually a really wonderful lean protein that you can share with your pet. You just want to make sure...
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WWL Newsroom
August 07, 2019 - 6:26 am
This is the hottest part of the summer in Louisiana, and yet people will still leave their pets in parked cars. WWL's Patty Burnaman found that Louisiana is on the cutting edge of legislation to protect a citizen who breaks a window to rescue a pet in distress. According to legal analyst , Tim...
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Chris Miller
July 13, 2019 - 3:26 pm
A young alligator picked the wrong car port to ride out Barry. A pair of dogs didn't take too kindly to the reptilian intruder. We’ve told you about the possibility of interaction with animals during a flood event. Watch what happened to a family in Livingston Parish! (No animals were harmed while...
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If Fido or Fluffy need to shed a few pounds, researchers have a new advancement to speed up your dog or cat's metabolism. LSU Pennington Biomedical scientists say they have developed and patented technology that lets your pet eat the same amount of food and still lose weight. One of the inventors,...
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Don Ames
April 22, 2019 - 7:23 am
U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Fido is not necessarily being fed dried dog food anymore. And those canned canine meals are falling out of favor as well. These days the pets are getting diced chicken with sweet potatoes and spinach. Some veterinarians...
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