More than one million dogs are imported into the United States each year. Most are healthy, but some are not. And the number of unhealthy ones is increasing.
This week: COVID PPE is killing wildlife, the science behind French rabbits’ unique gait, and another recall from Midwestern Pet Foods (but not for aflatoxin).
This week: Researchers investigate why pets catch coronavirus, feeding cats less frequently may be better for them, and a poll on pet owners’ attitudes toward CBD.
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.
Lots of hospitals are eager to open their doors and let clients come in from the curb, but it’s also clear that nobody’s quite sure how to do it.
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.”
This week, the American Heartworm Society (AHS) published the results of the 2019 AHS Heartworm Incidence Survey and unveiled a new heartworm incidence map. Both are drawn from data submitted by nearly 6,000 US veterinary practices and shelters.
As many as half of human healthcare workers don’t remove personal protective equipment (PPE) correctly, according to a 2015 study from the University of Wisconsin.
If that headline gives you déjà vu (“Didn’t the first dog in the US already test positive for SARS-CoV-2? Like, a month ago?”), you’re probably thinking of Winston.
This week: Frank talk about racial discrimination, the USDA beefs up guidelines for dog sellers, and pet ambulance in name only.