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Animal Shelter Euthanizes 60 Dogs After Parvovirus Outbreak

The staff of a Houston-area animal shelter has euthanized 60 dogs in the past week because of an outbreak of highly contagious parvovirus.

04/11/2013

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Dallas County Allows Spraying For West Nile Virus

Suffering from the nation’s deadliest outbreak of West Nile virus this year, Dallas County authorized aerial spraying of insecticide on Friday for the first time in nearly five decades to help fight the mosquito-born illness.

08/12/2012