Jan
18
2018
This week: Fear the Walking Deer, canines hit the catwalk, and cat owners are more creative (but dog owners earn more money) ...more
Jan
17
2018
Question: What does your competition charge for a digital dental radiograph? A. $65 B. $89 C. $123
Answer: It depends on where you practice.* ...more
Jan
15
2018
It’s like the paleo diet, only for pets. Grain-free, all-meat, and raw-food diets are hugely popular with pet owners who like the idea of feeding their cats and dogs a diet that’s closer to what their ancestor ate in the wilds. The problem is, there’s no hard, scientific evidence that raw meat–based diets (RMBDs) are any healthier than traditional dry or canned pet foods. ...more
Jan
11
2018
This week: Raiders of the Lost Bark, a new dog breed we bet you can’t pronounce, and a UC Davis vet heals paws by repurposing fish skin....more
Jan
9
2018
The cold that has enveloped most of the U.S. lately has no doubt exacerbated some aging symptoms in older pets. Older animals may suffer from osteoarthritis or neurologic conditions that limit physical activity. Beyond physical activities, cognitive issues increase, sensory capabilities decline and anxiety may follow as older pets often become ignored. ...more
Jan
8
2018
The vicious winter storm that battered the East Coast with ice, snow, wind, and plummeting temperatures last week is gone, leaving frigid temperatures in its wake. And when we checked in with AAHA member hospitals from Maine to South Carolina to see how they came through some seriously record-breaking cold, we found that most were doing just fine. In fact, for many, the bomb cyclone just wasn’t that big of a deal ...more
Jan
5
2018
With record-setting low temperatures plunging the eastern United States into a deep freeze over the last week, it’s a good time to remind clients how they can keep their pets safe during cold weather. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) offers these tips: Know the pet’s limits. ...more
Jan
4
2018
This week: a Staffordshire terrier peers reviews papers, Colorado pays the tab for large animal vet students, and who gets the dog in a divorce? ...more
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