Sep
12
2017
Among the current and future challenges of the Hurricane Harvey devastation is the risk of zoonotic disease exchanges. An entire underground population of rats, mice, feral cats, skunks, raccoons and who knows what else was forced to move along with people. Like humans, they will move back into the area carrying with them all sorts of zoonotic risks including leptospirosis, rabies and more. ...more
Sep
11
2017
Hurricane Irma blew Hurricane Harvey out of the headlines last week, but Harvey is still top of mind in Texas. Harvey dumped a year’s worth of rain in less than a week in Houston and the southeastern part of the state, and residents are still mopping up. ...more
Sep
8
2017
Hurricane Irma was downgraded Friday from a Category 5 storm to a Category 4, but that’s small comfort to the millions people living with their pets in its projected path. Irma is expected to hit landfall in southern Florida on Sunday morning. ...more
Sep
7
2017
PetWell Partners is offering free services and supplies for pets sickened or injured during Tropical Storm Harvey.
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Sep
6
2017
For many reasons, leptospirosis is a disease that companion animal clinicians should have under consideration at almost all times....more
Sep
6
2017
When pet owners ask you or your staff questions concerning fleas, are they mainly worried that their dog may have an infestation—or is it their cat? ...more
Sep
6
2017
Diagnosing the underlying cause of lower urinary tract signs (LUTS) in cats is often a lengthy process for veterinarians, and a costly source of frustration for pet parents. Multiple studies show that FIC is the most common cause ...more
Sep
5
2017
In the wake of the Tropical Depression Harvey disaster, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has made it easier for Texas veterinarians to treat animals affected by the storm....more
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