This week: A protein that protects against Lyme disease, a clue to the cause of canine lung disease, and the pandemic leads to pet theft in the UK.
This week: Escaped minks could spread coronavirus to people in Denmark, face masks pose a health risk to animals in an unusual way, and veterinary colleges save exotics.
Between 1979 and 2015, 398 veterinarians died by their own hands. Talking about depression can help. Or, in this case, posting about it.
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.
She started out painting surfboards. Then COVID came, and she discovered a way to marry art with veterinary medicine.
This week: The first known COVID UK variant in animals turns up in Texas, 30 years and counting for the most popular dog breed in the US, and mouse embryos are growing—but not where you’d expect.
Even in a postpandemic world, will we ever kick curbside to the curb? “The majority of folks I've spoken to are eager to eliminate curbside as soon as they can,” said veterinary consultant Josh Vaisman.
Scientists have long known—and the public is learning—that coronavirus outbreaks aren’t rare, and it’s likely that we can expect a new one to pop up and jump from animals to people every 10 years or so. One just did.
This week: Dogs could suffer when quarantine ends, there are roadblocks in the way of finding a coronavirus vaccine, and a rare species of dog fights for survival in the Amazon.
Although some states are preparing to relax social distancing guidelines, curbside check-ins are likely to continue for most hospitals for some time. So we for the best curbside tips, genius hacks, and why-didn't-I-think-of-that workarounds.