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Talking with U of M

Talking summer pet safety with U of M

There are a number of seasonal hazards our pets need to navigate during the dog days of summer, from thunderstorms and extreme heat to pesky parasites. Assistant Professor Kristi Flynn with the College of Veterinary Medicine discusses what pet owners should be on the lookout for the rest of the summer to keep their pets happy and healthy.

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Research Brief

U of M develops sophisticated model to assess lactating cow heat stress

University of Minnesota researchers developed a highly sophisticated model to assess lactating cow heat stress, a problem that can lead to numerous health complications for cows and financial difficulties for dairy producers due to the reduced milk production and pregnancy rates associated with heat stress. 

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Montserrat Torremorell

Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine

Marla Spivak

Professor, Department of Entomology
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