Several newsworthy items relating to the veterinary world have come out of California recently.
And perhaps not surprisingly, that figure breaks down along generational lines.
This week: A new veterinary school is coming in the fall, a new Purdue scholarship promotes DE&I, and the top obesity-related pet insurance claims.
In the conclusion to a long-running court battle between a pet-owning couple and a Texas animal shelter, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that pet owners cannot sue for non-economic damages.
A recent discussion among veterinary professionals and experts, which is currently available on VetFolio (titled: "2016 Pet Professionals Best Practices Consensus Statement"), addressed how pet professional businesses such as kennels, veterinary facilities, doggie daycares, dog walkers, groomers, and training facilities can prevent the spread of infectious diseases, including H3N2.
More than 23 million American households adopted a new pet during the pandemic. And many weren't budgeting ahead.
The cost of prevention is often a fraction of the cost of treating a disease or problem once it has become more advanced. Early diagnosis and treatment of developing problems or diseases can improve the likelihood of successful outcome. The increasing ability to share the risk of pet-care costs offers an advantage to the practice team and pet owner alike.