This week: The FDA investigates reports of aflatoxin in pet food, dog racing to end in Florida, and the first year of pet ownership is the hardest.
We already knew that Xylitol is poisonous to dogs; researchers figured that out back in the 1960s. But it turns out there’s way more of it out there than we realized—so many that the FDA recently issued a xylitol update.
This week: COVID-sniffing dogs to work NBA games, Arkansas house cat tests positive for COVID, and the toll climbs higher in the Sportmix pet food aflatoxin recall.
There’s no question that stay-at-home orders have impacted pets and their owners. Now, a new survey from Banfield Pet Hospital reveals how, and to what degree. The results show a paradigm shift, the effects of which are likely to change how people view and care for their pets for a long time to come.
This week: One man’s clever scheme to sneak an overweight cat on a plane, freeze-dried versus stuffed, and cat food samples test positive for Salmonella in Minnesota.
This week: A new study seeks opioid options for postsurgical pain, Metallica may have saved a hiker’s life, and a new report aims to reduce the number of dogs shot by police.
This week: BluePearl expands end-of-life services, climate change has Arctic animals on the move, and a spike in pandemic-related dog bites.
A couple of Canadian researchers may have figured out why cats get COVID and dogs don’t: a mutation in the gene that provides a vector for the novel coronavirus.
This week: Veterinary school admissions bias, 5 kittens born conjoined, and the race is on for the 2021 American Humane Hero Dog Award.
This week: A new veterinary school will break ground in Texas despite controversy, a mysterious Leptospirosis outbreak in Utah, and 23 funny tweets about the differences between cat owners and dog owners.