You can help your clients ensure their pets are cared for should the unthinkable happen.
“Every veterinarian can tell you a story about how, if you stop short in your car, an unrestrained dog will go flying forward,” says Michelle Mayers, VMD. For Mayers, it's the story of Annie.
Given the popularity of tramadol among opioid addicts and how often pet owners doctor shop for veterinarians willing to prescribe it, sending home oral opioids such as tramadol may not be the best option for managing canine pain at home. Especially if it doesn’t even work all that well.
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According to Banfield Pet Hospital, pet obesity is an epidemic. But if it’s an epidemic, does that mean it’s a disease?
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The age at which large-breed dogs are spayed or neutered has become a hot topic with regard to obesity and nontraumatic orthopedic injuries, and a new study published July 17 in the journal PLOS ONE and based on data from the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study provides more information for veterinarians.
A controversial proposed amendment to Oregon’s Veterinary Practice Act may have ripple effects that could change the way veterinarians nationwide practice telemedicine (also known as connected care ) in years to come.
In an effort to help veterinary practitioners elevate end-of-life care for companion animals, AAHA now offers an End-of-Life Care accreditation option for veterinary practices as part of the AAHA Standards of Accreditation .
Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, cochair of the 2020 AAHA Anesthesia and Monitoring Guidelines for Dogs and Cats , is excited about the new guidelines. “There are so many new things [that] I don’t even know where to start,” she told NEWStat .