Aug
16
2018
The United States is battling an epidemic of opioid abuse that claimed 42,000 lives and caused 1,000 emergency room visits per day in 2016. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) knows that veterinarians are on the front lines of that fight. And “doctor-shopping” patients are only part of the problem. ...more
Aug
16
2018
This week: Social media turns some pets into stars and sends other to animal shelters, a chicken who’s probably not your long-lost cousin inherits $15 million dollars, and you could get snubbed by cats on a Greek island—and get paid to do it! ...more
Aug
15
2018
A family pet is lost every two seconds. One out of three pets is lost during their lifetimes. Only one in ten is found. The numbers are worrisome: more than ten million pets are lost each year. Even more worrisome....more
Aug
14
2018
In this edition of the monthly update, DVM Management discusses some mid-year tax planning strategies, including: checking your payroll withholding, tips on the pass-through business deduction, small business tips, offers in compromise steps ...more
Aug
13
2018
When 58-year-old Sharon Larson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, got nipped by her new puppy last June, the small bite seemed pretty minor at first. Until she developed flu-like symptoms that came on quickly and only got worse. Within two days, she was dead. Larson tested positive for a bacterial infection called ...more
Aug
9
2018
Why send pet owners home with a report card? To ensure clear communication with our clients, and just maybe steer them away from Dr. Google and back to the practice, according to AAHA Senior Veterinary Officer Heather Loenser, DVM. “There is so much chatter in the space of pet health care recommendations,” says Loenser. “Despite their best intentions ...more
Aug
9
2018
This week: If human surfers hang ten, what do dog surfers hang? Plus, scammers threaten to euthanize dogs who don’t exist, and Rachael Ray’s dog food line contains carcinogenic ingredients that aren’t very Yum-O! ...more
Aug
8
2018
If you can’t convince cat-owning clients to bring their pets in for a visit, maybe Ian Somerhalder can.
A telegenic actor best known for his role as a vampire in The CW’s supernatural drama The Vampire Diariesand for being the first major character to be killed off in ABC’s hit series Lost, Somerhalder was recruited by Royal Canin to help promote National Bring Your Cat to the Vet Day, coming up later this month. ...more
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