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.
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.
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.
Cats with SARS-CoV-2 can give it to other cats. That’s according to researchers who infected cats with SARS-CoV-2 to see what would happen when those cats were exposed to other, uninfected cats.
“We’re not a profession that does a good job at rapid change, but almost overnight we completely changed how we practice medicine.”
Even though Connexity’s going virtual this year, Alice Malone and her management team plan to be there together. Now they just have to decide on a beach.
Are you ready for another pandemic? Not later, after this one is over—right now. Because it is a possibility. And it starts with pigs.
This week: Coronavirus hampers help for feral cats in Canada, buying drugs on Facebook’s black market, and AAHA’s only accredited zoo tests a gorilla for COVID.
The FDA announced a recall of a sedative commonly used in the treatment of human COVID patients—and by some veterinarians as an anxiolytic.