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
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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Aug
31
2017
Scott Driever, DVM, owner of AAHA-accredited Animal Hospital Highway 6, moved his family into his practice after the Colony Lakes neighborhood was ordered to evacuate within 24 hours. ...more
Aug
31
2017
After seeing a dog drown in a previous flood, Roman Forest (Texas) Police Department Chief Stephen Carlisle has warned pet owners: "I promise you that I will hold anyone accountable that unlawfully restrains their dog in extreme weather conditions." ...more
Aug
18
2017
Research using computer-animated 3-D faces suggests that less is more for a successful smile, according to a new study. ...more
Jul
27
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: Researchers find biomarkers for heart disease, pet startups grow in popularity, dogs boost owners' physical activity, and a CIA operation to create cat spies. ...more
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