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Researchers Find the Key to Fixing Human Allergies to Dogs

There have been many research efforts describing the progression of dog allergies, but very few studies to try to cure people of them. Now, researchers looking to artificially induce immune tolerance have for the first time identified candidates for those parts of the molecules that make up dog allergens—which could give us a ‘dog allergy… Keep Reading

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Watertown council to endorse zoo plan

WATERTOWN — City Council members like what Zoo New York officials have in store for the zoo at Thompson Park. At a council work session on Monday night, council members informally agreed to the zoo’s master plan, the first one in decades. Chief Executive Officer Lawrence J. Sorel gave a presentation on the plans on… Keep Reading

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Zoo New York unveils master plan

WATERTOWN — Zoo New York at Thompson Park celebrated its 100th anniversary by unveiling a master plan Wednesday which includes more animals, improved infrastructure, an improved gift shop, and a new “adventure park.” “We are very much a community, grassroots zoo, but we cannot look at what we were 30 years ago, we have to… Keep Reading

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Watertown’s zoo to host Boo at the Zoo

WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) – Zoo New York at Watertown’s Thompson Park will celebrate its staple Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 16, 17, 23, and 24. Joshua Baughn, the zoo’s director of marketing and development, appeared on 7 News at Noon on Wednesday. Unfortunately, technical issues… Keep Reading

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