Animal Diseases

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    In-Sync Exotics Loses Another Tiger, Whose Ashes Will Be Kept Forever in This Cabinet

    Yesterday afternoon, In-Sync Exotics announced in a somber Facebook post that the canine distemper outbreak currently ravaging the Wylie animal sanctuary had claimed its fourth victim, a white tiger named Harley. "He has been very sick with this hateful virus for quite some time, and we finally mad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Canine Distemper Outbreak at Wylie Big Cat Sanctuary Is Claiming Casualties

    Via FacebookTwelve-year-old Bengal tiger Abrams died yesterday.Back in June we reported on Cairo, the snotty-nosed tiger at In-Sync Exotics, an animal rescue society in Wylie. When Cairo seized earlier this summer it was the first sign of a canine distemper outbreak at the sanctuary, and since then ... More >>

  • News

    July 11, 2013

    The Fight Over The Future of Texas' Deer

    Animal breeders square off against Texas.

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    How to Survive a Rabid Squirrel Encounter

    Sherri Johnson's condo butts up against a wooded creek a few blocks from Presbyterian Hospital. She likes to keep a few cats around, strays really, to keep the raccoons and possums and other creek denizens from making themselves too comfortable on her property. It works for the most part, but the ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Bee Movie Screening at the Kessler
    Sweetens the Pot

    ​Savvy locavores already know the sad story of declining bee populations; as The Dallas Morning News put it earlier this week, "Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that huge numbers of honey bees across the United States are succumbing to a mysterious phenomenon known as colony collap ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Food For Thought 4.7.09

    "Consumers are more concerned about the safety of food served in restaurants than food available from supermarkets, about a 15 percentage point difference. However, feelings about food safety in restaurants have remained relatively unchanged whereas the number of consumers who feel confident in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2008

    Dallas Company Gives Bad Head

    Well, it might be a bad head -- a bad cow's head, to be more specific. Because, see, yesterday Dallas City Packing, Inc., located just south of downtown, recalled nearly a million pounds of cattle heads after the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service noticed that the company hadn't completely re ... More >>

  • News

    April 15, 2004

    How Now Mad Cow?

    For Texas cattle ranchers, "What's for dinner?" is a touchy question

  • Dining

    February 5, 2004

    Grazing Pains

    Does grass-fed beef really taste better?