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Feb. 1, 2012—

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Pets of Vanderbilt, 2012

Feb. 1, 2012—As always, hundred and hundreds of pictures were submitted by Vanderbilt staff and faculty for House Organ’s annual Pets of Vanderbilt feature, a Medical Center tradition. Finalists in the Dogs, Cats, and Group or Duo categories are published below, and be sure to click in the blue bars to vote in the 2012 pet poll, which allows readers to vote for their favorites, one vote per category—Dogs, Cats, and Groups or Duos.

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More Pets of Vanderbilt 2012

Feb. 1, 2012—These pets aren’t on the ballot, but there are some great-looking dogs, cats, and other friends here, submitted by Vanderbilt staff and faculty. This is an exhibition, not a competition, so please…enjoy.

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Search and rescue dogs fill valuable role

Feb. 1, 2012—Dogs experience the world through their noses. With an average of 200 million scent receptors (compared to a 5 million in humans), dogs can pick up a scent from a mere handshake and follow trails that are years old.

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Big love

Feb. 1, 2012—Walk into Scott Hoffman, M.D.’s office, and it’s clear you are in the domain of a dog lover. There are photographs of dogs framed and displayed on shelves, and hanging on the wall. There is other dog artwork: some drawings, a woodcarving, even a dog’s image rendered in copper. Hoffman has known the heights of...

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Extra! Videos of Vanderbilt Pets

Feb. 1, 2012—For those of you for whom it’s not enough to see still photographs of Pets of Vanderbilt, several people also submitted links to YouTube videos of pets.

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Dec. 19, 2011—

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