Nov
15
2018
This week: A dating app for dog owners, pets go to college in Pennsylvania, and the naughtiest dog breeds based on BPD (Barks Per Day). ...more
Nov
12
2018
Seriously—she needs to forage. Especially if she’s overweight. That’s the consensus of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), and they explain why in a new statement, “Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to Improve Feline Health and Wellbeing,” published last month in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. ...more
Nov
8
2018
This week: Talking pot with pet owners is legalized in California, a new investment fund is betting on our love of pets, and an island off the coast of Taiwan hopes you’ll come visit their stray cats. ...more
Oct
29
2018
Halloween’s fun for people, but for pets, maybe not so much. “From a pet’s perspective, Halloween can be truly terrifying,” says AAHA Senior Veterinary Officer Heather Loenser, DVM. “Strangers in costumes invading their home every 10 minutes—super scary! So, what our clients need is clear, concise, accurate advice that they can implement quickly to keep Halloween free of horrors.”

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Oct
25
2018
This week: The death of a pet influencer can influence his owner’s income, a pet insurance claim that involves missile silos and missing dogs, and pets can tell time (you’re running late on dinner, BTW). ...more
Oct
24
2018
A New York veterinarian and a New Jersey veterinary assistant who each dedicate countless hours to volunteer activities were the non-canine winners at the eighth annual American Humane Hero Dog Awards. AAHA Chief Executive Officer, Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP (Emeritus) was one of the judges, so he knows just how tough the competition was. ...more
Oct
18
2018
This week: New Jersey could require a license to groom, the pet insurance market is on course to double by 2022, and the way animals swish their tails could help keep humans itch free. ...more
Oct
15
2018
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), has proclaimed October 14–20, 2018, to be National Veterinary Technician Week (NVTW). This annual event recognizes veterinary technicians for their contributions in pet healthcare. AAHA and Zoetis Petcare recognize that no one becomes a veterinary technician by accident. It's a calling that only a select few can answer. ...more
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