Jan
3
2019
If you’re a veterinary professional, empathy for animals could be hardwired into your DNA, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC). And not just veterinary professionals—the study, published in the journal Animals,showed that people who display a greater-than-average compassion for animals are genetically different. ...more
Jan
3
2019
This week: New California divorce laws could mean custody battles over pets, a New Year’s Eve reveler wakes up in bed with a mastiff, and the most popular dog names of 2018. ...more
Jan
2
2019
Tired of the endless recruitment cycle? Wish you could turn clients’ positive feedback into valuable online reviews? Have a hard time connecting what you do now to the original reason you wanted to become a veterinary professional? Get the experience you want and the solutions you need at Connexity by AAHA. ...more
Jan
1
2019
Preventive healthcare guidelines are essential to provide the highest-quality care for your patients. These free tools can help you put implement them. ...more
Jan
1
2019
If a pet insurance discussion isn’t part of your exam routine, it should be. Not only does pet insurance make costly treatments more manageable for clients, but dog owners with pet health insurance spend 29% more annually for veterinary care, and cat owners spend 81% more....more
Dec
27
2018
This week: A man shoots his own dog to keep it from attacking others, what your team can do about the opioid crisis, and think twice before cloning pets. ...more
Dec
26
2018
Say the US Food and Drug administration has issued another pet food recall. Some animals are dying. Are your patients at risk? Imagine being able to comb through all your patient records with a couple of keystrokes and identify how many patients in the last month came in presenting with the same set of gastrointestinal symptoms. Scientists at Stanford University teamed up with veterinarians at Colorado State University (CSU) College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to develop ...more
Dec
25
2018
Pet owners frequently search "are peanuts safe for dogs?" Bottom line, certain types of nuts can cause poisonings, an upset stomach or an obstruction in a dog's gastrointestinal tract which can lead to life-saving ...more
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