When market research firm Packaged Facts took the unusual step of issuing a June update to their 2020–2021 US Pet Market Outlook , they wanted to account for lowered expectations due to the pandemic’s effect on market forces. Luckily, they got it wrong.
This week: Find out if you follow the most popular pet influencers, the FDA recalls more pet food products, and gender discrimination in the veterinary profession.
According to Banfield Pet Hospital, pet obesity is an epidemic. But if it’s an epidemic, does that mean it’s a disease?
Banfield released its 2017 State of Pet Health Report on June 27 and the numbers showed that pets’ waistlines are continuing to grow. The report analyzed the health records of the 2.5 million dogs and 500,000 cats that visited Banfield facilities across the United States in 2016.
The results of Partners for Healthy Pets’ (PHP) new inactive client reminder program is music to the veterinary profession’s ears —it has convincingly demonstrated the program’s ability to re-engage inactive clients with their veterinary practices.
This week: A new music-streaming service for pets, the most-trafficked animal in the world might be one you’ve never heard of, and why you don’t want to be alone with a cat if the end is near.
This week: BluePearl expands end-of-life services, climate change has Arctic animals on the move, and a spike in pandemic-related dog bites.
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.
It’s getting colder out, and curbside is about to get more complicated. Here's what to do.
As stay-at-home orders ease and social distancing policies begin to relax, hospitals need to figure out which strategies to keep and which ones to adapt.