Jul
26
2017
In 2016, a study added to the search for the origins of dog domestication but suggesting that dogs could have been domesticated independently in both Europe and Asia. A new study published on July 18 in Nature Communications pushes back against this idea, suggesting domestication happened before dogs split into two populations. ...more
Jul
24
2017
Get your technicians in Trends! It’s time to submit photos for our annual Technicians@Work photo spread, in honor of National Veterinary Technician Week, October 15-21, 2017. ...more
Jul
24
2017
Providing excellent veterinary care day in and day out requires hard work, dedication, and innovation from veterinary teams. That’s why the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has designated July 22 as AAHA-Accredited Hospital Day. This year marks the second annual AAHA-Accredited Hospital Day. ...more
Jul
20
2017
In theory, the bigger an animal is, the faster it should be able to travel. However, observations of different animals have shown this not the case. Researchers have been trying to provide answers as to why and a new study suggests it has to do with muscle fibers and energy. ...more
Jul
19
2017
Do certain types microbiota show up on the skin of allergic cats that aren’t on the skin of healthy cats? Researchers from Texas A&M University set out to test bacterial microbiota on different skin surfaces of healthy cats and cats with allergic skin disease....more
Jul
19
2017
Pet owners are more likely to know their neighbors and benefit from everyday social interactions. Researchers from the University of Western Australia had conducted a study in 2005 that indicated pet ownership led to increased social capital and wanted to test whether that held true....more
Jul
18
2017
Bring your inactive clients back by participating in a program now used by over a thousand veterinary practices. By taking advantage of this program that offers proven success in bring clients back, you’ll be able to provide a large number of your MIA patients the preventive healthcare they need and deserve! ...more
Jul
13
2017
Lauren Siegfried shares some insights about the first 10 years of starting a career. She notes the restlessness often felt throughout careers which is not exclusive to the first decade. ...more
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