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.”
The FDA announced a recall of a sedative commonly used in the treatment of human COVID patients—and by some veterinarians as an anxiolytic.
If you want to help stop the spread of COVID, the kind of mask you wear is critical.
Most people know that the Veterinarian’s Oath focuses on caring for animals and protecting animal welfare. But there is also a very important line in the Oath: a newly minted veterinarian must also swear to benefit society through “the promotion of public health.”
When it comes to reopening a veterinary practice, “There’s no one-size-fits-all approach,” said veterinary epidemiologist J. Scott Weese.
Those two cats who tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State last month may have thrown a wrench in lab-test turnaround time for all the other cats.
You don’t need to wear a face mask if you’re not sick: the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says so. But what if you’re sick and you don’t know it ? Er, well, . . .
In July, a growing number of scientists began to question the CDC's guidance that COVID-19 isn't aerosolized. This week, the CDC came around.
The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving as the virus is spreading in countries around the globe, including in the United States. This can make it challenging for your veterinary practice to know how to respond, and it’s important to revisit policies and procedures daily.