May
23
2019
This week: A dog-flipping ring gets busted in Vegas, cat tuberculosis outbreak in the United Kingdom linked to raw cat food diet, and why you should never do anything in front of a dog cam that you wouldn’t do in front of a baby cam. ...more
May
22
2019
Odds are, not often enough.That’s according to a new survey of cat owners in the United Kingdom, carried out to coincide with Feline Hypertension Month, which runs through the end of May. ...more
May
17
2019
If you own your own practice, you’re already an entrepreneur. Now, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) and the Wharton School hope to help you develop the skills you need to leverage that inborn entrepreneurial spirit in ways that will improve your hospital and your community through a new veterinary entrepreneurship program. ...more
May
16
2019
This week: New veterinary school grads face mixed financial bag, cruel fraternity prank involving dog prompts internet outcry, and endangered animals at risk of extinction by the most feared predator in the Australian outback: the domestic cat. ...more
May
13
2019
Iowa’s top veterinary official has confirmed that multiple cases of a zoonotic canine disease have surfaced in the Hawkeye State. State Veterinarian Jeff Kaisand, DVM, has confirmed that cases of Canine Brucellosis were discovered at a commercial dog-breeding facility in Marion County, Iowa. ...more
May
9
2019
We’ve entered the peak moving season in the US. On average, more than 40 million people move each year in the United States, with an estimated 80% of those moves occurring between April and September. And, according to an oft-quoted study on pet relinquishment at US animal shelters, the number one reason pet owners give for relinquishing pets is moving (7%). Does that mean we’ve also entered the peak season for pet relinquishment? ...more
May
9
2019
This week: Bad news for puppies in China’s Shang dynasty, Walmart’s launching an online pet pharmacy, and the reason so many cats look like they’re wearing socks. ...more
May
2
2019
This week: Killing feral cats in the Outback one sausage at a time, saving feral cats in Chicago one bite of kibble at a time, and how taking a “nature pill” can help stressed-out hospital staff chill. ...more
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