Feb
28
2018
This week, dog food recalls redux, celebrity pet cloning, and Black Panther not lucky for black cats ...more
Feb
22
2018
This week: rescue dogs on the catwalk, dog mats go upscale, and the Flintstones got it wrong about Dino...more
Feb
16
2018
The Gravy Train stops here. So do the Kibbles ’n Bits, Ol’ Roy, and Skippy. Big Heart Pet Brands announced on Thursday that it’s recalling 27 shipments of wet canned dog food marketed under those names following news reports that trace amounts of pentobarbital were found in some cans of Gravy Train. ...more
Feb
15
2018
This week: a loophole keeps a dog out the Kansas governor’s race, a lion poacher gets poached by lions, and contaminated dog food sparks salmonella fears ...more
Feb
13
2018
Animal health pros frequently get questions about excessive pet hair shedding. It is generally normal or seasonal, but there are times to be concerned. Darin Dell, DVM, shares perspectives on causes of shedding. ...more
Feb
9
2018
A recent study found that most dog and cat owners don’t know what actually happens during their pet’s physical exam, or the importance of the veterinary services performed. Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) compiled more than five years of data from staff and client surveys. PHP determined that pet owners don’t always hear what veterinary healthcare team members think they communicate to them. ...more
Feb
6
2018
Sometimes a huge gap exists between what a veterinarian tells a client and what the client actually hears. Most practices don't realize these communication gaps even exist! We know this because a white paper was just published that covers a five-year span of healthcare teams and owners participating in the survey. ...more
Feb
2
2018
If you’d rather just hang out at home with your pets after a long day at the hospital, you’re not alone. According to a new study, more than half of American dog owners admit they turn down social invites to stay home with their pets. ...more
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