OVC Researchers In The News

May 15, 2006 - In the News

OVC researchers Sandra Lefebvre and Prof. Scott Weese appeared on CTV's national news this weekend, discussing their research on the health risks associated with dogs visiting hospitals and nursing homes. In a recent study, they found that 80 per cent of therapy dogs are carrying zoonotic diseases that can potentially pass from animals to people.

Read the CTV story and watch the video clip

More information on the study

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