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We love Vets and Vet Techs! And you love Andersen right back, because we make your lives easier. Here are some stories about the romance between Andersen and everyone in the Veterinary Industry. Enjoy!

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Vet Tech Tips

An experienced veterinary technician gives tips on how to get the most from your Andersen Sterilizer. Each short video is less than two minutes and focuses on topics designed to make a vet tech’s job just a little bit easier. This week: Have You Outgrown Your Sterilization Solution?

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SARS-CoV-2 in animals

The story of COVID-19’s impact in animals continues to evolve rapidly. Our friends at the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) have just released this updated informational page regarding “SARS-CoV-2 in animals.” – Andersen

American Veterinary Medical Association – On April 22, the CDC announced the first National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL)-confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection in two pet cats. These are the first pets in the United States to test positive for SARS-CoV-2. Currently we have no information that suggests that pets might be a source of infection for people with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19

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Prairie Dog eats vaccine

Plague-Infected Prairie Dogs Cause Parks to Close Near Denver

Smithsonian — In late July, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service shut down the 15,000-acre Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge north of the city when fleas infected with the plague bacterium Yersinia pestis were found in the refuge’s black-tailed prairie dog colonies. “We are closing trails and spraying an insecticide to kill fleas in plague-affected areas where there might be humans.”

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