Oct
16
2018
Delivering veterinary services to cats is a different breed of care. And while some practices are exclusively dedicated to the care of cats, others would like to develop an increased focus on feline healthcare. Partners of Healthy pets (PHP) has free resources to help both. ...more
Oct
9
2018
The team at Catnip delivers common sense about feline nutrition websites and feline sites. They suggest eight questions to use to determine if a site is reputable and its information legitimate. They have also generated a list of the best of the best websites for nutrition information. ...more
Oct
2
2018
A visit to the veterinarian can be traumatic for cats and owners alike, which can make cat owners reluctant to bring them in. This lack of visits results in poor feline health and welfare, and less successful practices. Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) offers free, downloadable tools to help you make your practice as cat friendly as possible. ...more
Oct
1
2018
According to some estimates, one in five dogs (20%) experience joint issues in their lifetimes, resulting in pain and possible mobility challenges. The foundations for the disease begin when pets are young—even just a few months old and into young adulthood. The earliest signs of disease, however, often go unnoticed or are dismissed in younger pets. ...more
Oct
1
2018
Historically, reticulocyte counts were only considered on patients where anemia was suspected, as they assist in classifying the anemia as regenerative or nonregenerative. However, recent data suggests that the benefits of running reticulocytes are much broader because they can provide advanced, critically important information on the health of all patients, regardless of the presence of anemia. ...more
Sep
25
2018
Compost piles in backyards are often tempting to pets. However, until composting materials have fully decomposed they can be toxic to pets who ingest the mixtures. Frank Davis and Laura Stern, DVM, share what to do when dealing with compost toxicity. ...more
Sep
11
2018
Informative and sometimes laughable insights about dog and cat owners are the results of a study following 100 million devices to search the interest. Curious about the customer experience journey for pet owners, The Digital Consumer pitted dog people against cat people and examined data from Jumpshot’s 100-million-device panel to get a sense of the behavior patterns for each group....more
Sep
1
2018
Tick encounters are increasingly hard to avoid. These adaptable parasites are responsible for spreading a variety of diseases throughout the United States, and their range is increasing. With autumn tick season fast approaching, it’s critical to stay alert to the risks and take steps to protect our pets and ourselves. That means regularly screening pets—whether symptomatic or seemingly healthy—to identify exposure to infected ticks. ...more
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