Nov
7
2017
Animal health pros often get questions about the validity of training cats. Feline behavior specialist Sarah Ellis explains how you can train your kitty to come on command, take medicine and stop waking you up in the middle of the night. (continue reading) Source: NPR, October 27, 2017
Nov
3
2017
More than 4.5 million people in the US are bitten by dogs each year, most commonly children, and many by family pets. How can parents reduce the risk? By teaching kids not to do things that scare the dog, according to a new study on dog bite prevention. ...more
Nov
1
2017
You read a news story about a vicious attack on a helpless victim by a bat-wielding assailant. Of course, you’re horrified. But just how horrified are you? It depends on who the victim is . . .. ...more
Oct
31
2017
From black cats to hounds from hell, animals abound at Halloween. Make sure your patients have a safe and happy Halloween by passing these Halloween pet-safety tips along to their owners. Hide the treats ...more
Oct
30
2017
Do you ever have trouble sleeping after a bad day at the practice? It could be dogs have the same problem after a bad day at the dog park. A new study published online in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences shows that dogs who have a stressful day sleep badly that night, just like people....more
Oct
27
2017
Scholarship students at Penn Vet are breathing easier this week.Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to pass a series of bills already passed by the State Senate that would approve $600 million in state funding to half a dozen universities, including $30 million earmarked for Penn Vet, the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. ...more
Oct
26
2017
Anyone who has ever put a beloved pet to sleep might wonder if there’s such a thing as a good euthanasia. Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS, CHPV, and a leading authority on companion animal euthanasia, says yes. “A good euthanasia is one that holds beauty in the presence of extreme sadness and heartbreak,” Cooney says. ...more
Oct
23
2017
Dogs know you’re watching. And they’re letting you know they know. Just look at their faces.
Scientists at the University of Portsmouth’s Dog Cognition Center have found clear evidence that dogs...more
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