This week: Congress bans private ownership of big cats and Brazil taps dogs to sniff out COVID. Plus, how do robotic therapy dogs compare to the real thing?
This week: The FDA investigates reports of aflatoxin in pet food, dog racing to end in Florida, and the first year of pet ownership is the hardest.
For most of your AAHA colleagues, the answer is “No.” But for some, it’s “Yes.” The rollout’s still a mess, but there are bright spots.
Pentobarbital solution—the go-to drug for companion-animal euthanasia—has been in short supply for months. But Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS, CHPV, CCFP, says there’s no reason you would have known that “unless you do a lot of euthanasias.”
Starting July 14, the CDC will ban the importation of dogs from more than 100 countries at high risk for canine rabies.
Xylitol-related calls to pet poison hotlines have skyrocketed in recent years. The Paws Off Act of 2021, which would require food products containing xylitol to include a warning label, could help.
If you suspect your hospital has inadvertently purchased used disposable surgeon and patient examination gloves that are being passed off as new, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to know.
This week: Inaugural class at new veterinary school could get sent home come September, tracking baby turtles from the International Space Station, and would you like a lost-pet flyer with that pizza?
This week: Arizona greenlit for new veterinary college and testing on early detection of canine cancer. Plus, 1 woman, 1 van, and . . . 300 rats.
This week: World’s first cloned cat still going strong, beware CBD products that leave out the CBD, and a cat thief thoughtfully leaves owner a note from the cat’s perspective.