This week: Not all service dogs make the cut, active dogs are less fearful, and veterinary students in Georgia will learn to care for bees.
This week: BluePearl expands end-of-life services, climate change has Arctic animals on the move, and a spike in pandemic-related dog bites.
Veterinary medicine is chock-full of goal-oriented people who are accustomed to doing well in school, meeting challenges head-on, and problem-solving their way through emotional and difficult days. I’m like that too, which means when I find something that doesn’t come naturally to me, I tend to do everything I can to avoid it. This has been my relationship with any mindfulness or meditation practice I’ve ever tried.
When Deborah Thomson, DVM, graduated from veterinary school, she had no inkling she would start a global nonprofit, speak and teach internationally, or publish a book on science communication. NEWStat columnist Emily Singler, VMD, hopes others in vet med will follow her lead.
This week: Denver’s mayor votes thumbs down on pit bulls, the coronavirus slows down science, and canines could hold the key to brain cancer.
Would you know how to treat a highly trained bomb-sniffing dog who’s having a bout of explosive diarrhea? Here’s a tip—resist the impulse to reach for the metronidazole.
David Ballard, PsyD, MBA, our guest on this week’s episode of Central Line: The AAHA Podcast , is not just a visionary – he's an expert in what makes organizations psychologically healthy, and he’s helped groups all over the human healthcare ecosystem get there. Thanks to connections that led him to Veterinary Visionaries, he’s turning that expert eye toward veterinary medicine. Check out this excerpt from our conversation.
We face an unbelievable scenario in the United States with the treatment of feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) , where our only option is to suggest clients meet up with strangers in parking lots to buy an unapproved medication to inject into their dying cats .
A new study offers hope for treating hemangiosarcoma, the “silent killer” that often isn’t diagnosed until a seemingly healthy dog suffers from acute collapse due to a ruptured, bleeding tumor, usually on the spleen.
Bexacat is the first oral drug treatment of diabetes in cats and offers an alternative to insulin injections—but veterinarians must choose the right patients due to important safety considerations.