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Pet Hedgehogs Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Eight States


Animals  (tags: pet, hedgehogs, health, salmonella, outbreak, humans, suffering )

Barb
- 1244 days ago - everydayhealth.com
They're cute, but pet hedgehogs might carry an unseen danger of salmonella infection, according to a new report from U.S. government health officials.



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Barb Knight (1689)
Friday February 1, 2013, 12:08 pm
There aren't any pics to go along with this article. However, I thought BAXTER would fit the bill.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday February 1, 2013, 12:30 pm
Noted. Another reason not to buy exotic pets. In fact, there are a lot of good reasons not to "buy" pets period while thousands are homeless or being euthanized.
 

Penny C. (85)
Friday February 1, 2013, 1:06 pm
Thanks Barb.
 

Terry V. (30)
Friday February 1, 2013, 5:43 pm
thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:40 am
Noted , Thanks .
 

Danuta Watola (1269)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 3:56 am
noted
 

desanka s. (420)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 10:09 pm
If you already have hedgehogs, turtles, chicks and hamsters, be careful - wash your hands!
Thank you dear Barb.
 

AniMae C. (505)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 11:01 pm
Oh dear i hope this doesn't mean they'll be mistreated or dumped now.
 
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