BluePearl, which operates 90 specialty and emergency pet hospitals in 21 states, recently announced an “alarming” 70% increase in the number of canine parvovirus cases presenting in their emergency rooms during the pandemic compared to the same time periods in the past five years.
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season could be one for the record books, and COVID brings its own challenges to pet hurricane preparedness.
Interested in the animal health implications of COVID-19? Two of the experts who helped put together the 2018 AAHA Infection Control, Prevention, and Biosecurity Guidelines want to fill you in during a free webinar this Thursday, March 19.
When people first started worrying about what species besides humans could catch COVID, ferrets weren’t top of mind for most—except for a group of scientists in Colorado working feverishly to save a species nobody was even sure was at risk: the black-footed ferret.
This week: Smuckers announces cat food recall, jerky-treat still suspect, and Blue Pearl reports a pandemic-related parvovirus outbreak.
In today’s world, delaying travel isn’t always possible for heartworm-positive dogs, especially for rescue dogs in need of rehoming. Here's how to make it easier.
Things are a long way from being anywhere near back to normal , but with many states starting to relax stay-at-home orders and allowing businesses to gradually begin reopening, employers and staff alike are wondering what that ’ s going to look like. Animal h ospitals are no exception.
Appointments are way up at most practices. So are no-shows. Here's how to keep them to a minimum.
Up until last weekend, there were only four reported cases of dogs and cats testing positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus anywhere in the world: two dogs and a cat in Hong Kong, and another cat in Belgium. Then along came a tiger
Got spare PPE? Ready to give it away? That’s what Andrea Moore, DVM, co-owner and medical director of AAHA-accredited Pinnacle Animal Hospital in San Jose, California, wanted to do.