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August 2016 Newsletter

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August 2016 Newsletter

Washington State Animal Response Team is a 501(c)(3) non-profit all-volunteer organization that helps companion animals and livestock out of im-mediate crisis and dangerous situations. For example, if your horse falls into a well, your dog falls over a cliff, your cow gets stuck in a barn wall, or your community needs help sheltering animals for short-term issues such as threat of fire, WASART is trained to help out in these situations. Click Here to View Full...

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February 2016 Newsletter

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February 2016 Newsletter

The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) advises that the two dogs previously screened positive for influenza A have been confirmed as having been infected with H3N2. Testing for the specific type of influenza A virus was conducted after the party originally submitting samples to WADDL sent additional samples directly to the Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell University in New York. Both western Washington dogs had mild symptoms and have since recovered successfully. Currently, the virus is not transmissible be-tween dogs and humans and no human illness caused by the canine influenza viruses has ever been seen. Full...

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January 2016 Newsletter

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January 2016 Newsletter

Dogs have long been regarded as man’s best friend, a constant and reli-able companion whose loyalty and love is limitless. It’s this level of com-mitment and reliability that also makes them good working dogs. Dogs have worked alongside humans for thousands of years. The first recorded police K9 was in St. Malo France in the early 14th century. The modern day police K9 first appeared in 1888 with the London Metropolitan Police Force – also known as the “Met.” The Met used two bloodhounds in the Jack the Ripper investigation, tracking scents of suspects. Ten years later, Geht Belguim started using K9’s in police work which was the impetus for the creation of other programs all across Europe. Full Newsletter...

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