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August 09, 2017

Exam room with classical music, STAT!

Looking for ways to reduce the anxiety level of your dog patients and increase the satisfaction rating of pet owners? Consider placing the pet and its owner into an exam room immediately after they arrive at the clinic to ease pet anxiety during the veterinary visit, say researchers Whitney J. Engler, DVM, and Melissa Bain, DVM, at the University of California Davis.

June 03, 2015

Analysis of elite pet skeletons paints traumatic picture

June is National Pet Adoption Month. And while a new home can be traumatic for a pet, compared with ancient Egypt, well, we’ve come a long way, baby. A new study published in the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology on March 24 revealed the physical violence inflicted on wild animals captured by the elite and used as pets.

April 16, 2015

Pet obesity becoming a global issue

Roughly one-third of dog owners visit the drive-through or take out window with their dog(s), and four-fifths of them order something specifically for the dog. That translates to over one billion fast food trips annually when something is being ordered for the dog. So states a study published April 8 by Relevation Research, a market research firm.

June 16, 2015

FDA studies implications of raw pet food

Organic fare, specialty diets, and eating raw are some of the top pet food trends, according to The Bark. And while it’s difficult to argue with organic food, or putting Fido on a diet, what about feeding him raw food? Is it safe? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is attempting to answer that question via two new studies.

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