Sep
18
2017
As the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma proved, humans aren’t the only victims of natural disasters. Animals suffer, too. And there are resources available to help both people and their pets when their lives have been uprooted my hurricanes, floods, wildfires, or other traumatic natural events. ...more
Sep
18
2017
Forward booking is an important process that ensure your patients receive the highest quality care at the right time. ...more
Sep
15
2017
As of Thursday, 21,000 firefighters were battling 137 active wildfires in various stages of containment across 2,200 square miles in nine western states, according to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho. Veterinary practices in the affected areas have gotten used to it....more
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
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