Sunday, August 31 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:28:29 GMT
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
Monday, September 1 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 GMT
The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. BeardMore >>
Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
flu has been making headlines for weeks, causing people across the country to
become very ill and in some cases die. But there's another flu strain going
around that dog owners need to look out for.
nasal discharge, lack of energy and appetite are all symptoms of the flu – not just
in humans, but in dogs as well.
influenza was first discovered in Florida in 2003. It has spread to 39 states,
including Ohio. While there have been no reported cases in northwest Ohio this
year, dogs could still be at risk.
are three ways a dog can come down with the flu:
contact (licking, etc)
virus from coughing or sneezing dog
surface, such as a shared toy or a person who was petting a sick dog
virus is dog-specific, so a human won't get sick from a dog or vice versa.
is a vaccine available for dogs, and some vets highly recommend it.
vaccinate them, then in 2-4 weeks, we vaccinate them again," said Dr. Jen Tate
at Sylvania Vet. "And then it's annual thereafter. The vaccine won't keep them
from getting influenza, but it can significantly decrease how sick they get."
Tate suggests asking your veterinarian if the vaccine is right for your dog.