Aug
13
2018
When 58-year-old Sharon Larson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, got nipped by her new puppy last June, the small bite seemed pretty minor at first. Until she developed flu-like symptoms that came on quickly and only got worse. Within two days, she was dead. Larson tested positive for a bacterial infection called ...more
Aug
9
2018
Why send pet owners home with a report card? To ensure clear communication with our clients, and just maybe steer them away from Dr. Google and back to the practice, according to AAHA Senior Veterinary Officer Heather Loenser, DVM. “There is so much chatter in the space of pet health care recommendations,” says Loenser. “Despite their best intentions ...more
Aug
9
2018
This week: If human surfers hang ten, what do dog surfers hang? Plus, scammers threaten to euthanize dogs who don’t exist, and Rachael Ray’s dog food line contains carcinogenic ingredients that aren’t very Yum-O! ...more
Aug
8
2018
If you can’t convince cat-owning clients to bring their pets in for a visit, maybe Ian Somerhalder can.
A telegenic actor best known for his role as a vampire in The CW’s supernatural drama The Vampire Diariesand for being the first major character to be killed off in ABC’s hit series Lost, Somerhalder was recruited by Royal Canin to help promote National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day, coming up later this month. ...more
Aug
7
2018
Research shows that pet owners rely heavily on the internet to help them evaluate and choose veterinary care providers. Every practice needs an effective web presence if they want to attract and keep clients. But first you need the tools and know-how to build it. ...more
Aug
6
2018
Man’s best friend comes in third on the list of America’s deadliest animals. He’s right behind venomous insects, which are number two. So who takes the top spot on the list of America’s deadliest animals? It’s not mountain lions, rattlesnakes, or grizzly bears. It’s farm animals. ...more
Aug
2
2018
The Facebook post read:“To all the Trinity County residents: We send our prayers and wish for a safe return home. Our hospital has reached full capacity; we are caring for many evacuees." Suddenly, it was 2017 all over again. ...more
Aug
2
2018
This week: A veterinary school dropout’s home-surgery attempt goes badly, a drug-sniffing dog faces death threats from angry drug dealers, and the FDA recommends treatment options for dogs with Addison’s disease. ...more
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