This week: Owning a dog can lower your risk of death from almost anything, invasive pets are becoming a problem in some US cities, and a new study answers the age-old question: who’s smarter, dog people or cat people?
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.
Feline hyperthyroidism was first diagnosed in cats in 1979. One year later, in 1980, 1 in 200 cats were diagnosed with feline hyperthyroidism. Today, an estimated 1 in 10 cats are affected.
This week: Another downside to legalized pot and a pit bull gets some good press. Plus: can dogs help your headaches go away?
Dog owners might want to consider getting their pet one of those word of the day desk calendars (and a desk to put it on): Researchers in Great Britain have discovered that dogs are able to identify new words when someone speaks them, as well as the someone new who’s speaking them.
This week: Smuckers announces cat food recall, jerky-treat still suspect, and Blue Pearl reports a pandemic-related parvovirus outbreak.
Cases of canine housemate aggression spiked when pet owners tried to integrate their new pandemic adoptees into a household where another dog already ruled the roost. Here's how to help clients solve the issue.
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 60% of cats in the US are overweight or obese. A couple of researchers at Virginia Tech hoped to do something about that.
This week: More veterinary colleges go online, glimmers of hope on the COVID-19 vaccine front, and pet fostering gets popular as people stay home
One veterinarian at an AAHA-accredited hospital was recently bitten by a five-month-old Labrador. She attributes it—at least in part—to the pandemic.