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Dr. Scott Weese

Zoonotic disease expert to speak at WCVM

November 29th, 2012

Dr. Scott Weese of the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College will be talking about links between pets, zoonotic diseases and animal and public health during a noon-hour presentation at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in early December. Weese is an associate professor in the OVC’s Department of Pathobiology and a public health and zoonotic disease microbiologist for …

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Vanessa Tonn

Protecting the health of pets and people

Most pet owners would agree that a cuddle or a lick from their favourite four-legged creatures can do a lot to make a bad day more bearable. But with all of the attention being paid to zoonotic diseases – those which can transfer from animals to humans – should we be concerned that spending time with our pets can actually …

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