Erica Hawkins


Dog park reopens; cause of canine illness undetermined

The dog park reopened Thursday, as the state Department of Agriculture ruled out the virus veterinarians thought might be the cause of a mysterious dog illness. Canal Fulton City Manager Mark Cozy said because whatever is making dogs sick isn’t “a pandemic,” there’s no need to keep the park closed.  Area dog parks temporarily closed […]

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Mystery disease killing Ohio dogs

Veterinarians, health officials and dog owners are alarmed by the mysterious recent deaths of four dogs in Ohio. Some experts suspect the dogs may have died a few days after exposure to a virus that’s normally found in pigs. Three dogs in the Cincinnati area and a fourth dog near Akron died in August after […]

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