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
7
2017
Pet owners are willing to embrace preventive healthcare visits if they understand the value and benefit to their pets. ...more
Nov
6
2017
Taking care of a chronically or terminally ill family member takes a terrible toll on the caregiver. Until recently, research into what’s commonly called caregiver burden was largely limited to people taking care of human family members. But a recent study shows the same kinds of stress apply to people taking care of sick family pets, too. ...more
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
Nov
1
2017
Blood glucose regulation is a dynamic process. The art of successful management of diabetic pets is to use exogenous insulin to mimic this dynamic process of blood glucose regulation.Human labeled insulin has evolved from animal to recombinant to synthetic sourced insulins with variable potency and duration of action....more
Oct
31
2017
Three AAHA-accredited hospitals have joined Southern Veterinary Partners’ growing network of animal hospitals.The addition of Taylor Crossing Animal Hospital in Montgomery, Alabama, Hoegemeyer Animal Clinic in Kerrville, Texas, and Charlotte Street Animal Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina raises the total to 34. ...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
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