Mar
23
2017
Get your weekly updates on news from the industry. This week: more pet food recalls and AKC reveals the year's most popular breeds. ...more
Mar
23
2017
The American Animal Hospital Association will support Nashville-based Nashville Cat Rescue during the AAHA Nashville 2017 Yearly Conference March 30 – April 2. Nashville Cat Rescue (NCR) is a non-profit organization that rescues cat and kittens from high-kill shelters and the streets to place them into permanent homes. ...more
Mar
23
2017
Dog walkers want their dogs to enjoy their exercise. In research conducted by Leeds Beckett University, researchers interviewed dog walkers about their relationships with their dogs on their walks. The aim was to examine how humans share space with their pets and how they negotiate the walking experience. ...more
Mar
22
2017
Dogs can use tactical deception when the results will benefit them. Especially if there are treats involved. Researchers from the University of Zurich investigated a three-way choice task to determine whether dogs could mislead a human. ...more
Mar
21
2017
Zoetis and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) launched a new campaign in early March to promote how important pets are for human health. They’re dubbing it “The Pet Effect.” ...more
Mar
21
2017
Preventative care is an essential part of practicing the best veterinary medicine. The first AAHA/AVMA Preventive Healthcare Guidelines for Dogs and Cats will help you accomplish that, and a suit of free, online tools will make it easy, giving a step-by-step process to align your entire team around preventive healthcare protocols. ...more
Mar
16
2017
Catch up on the latest animal news. This week features: uncovering a gene for a respiratory syndrome in Dalmatians, skydiving dogs who take on poachers, research on the usefulness of animal testing, and a dog who nannies tiger cubs. ...more
Mar
16
2017
Researchers at Central Michigan University, following up research results that show a dog’s presence has positive effects on mood, tested whether the presence of a dog would also have positive effects on people in a work group....more
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