Seriously—she needs to forage. Especially if she’s overweight. That’s the consensus of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP), and they explain why in a new statement, “Feline Feeding Programs: Addressing Behavioral Needs to Improve Feline Health and Wellbeing,” published last month in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
This week: It’s high noon in Texas for two rival veterinary schools; if you bought your pet on a payment plan, you better check the fine print; and the world’s smallest living dog gets cloned—a lot!
This week: A dog flu outbreak in New York City, the world’s longest cat-proof fence, and helpful hints on turning your pet into a money-making Instagram star.
This week: Iowa man shot by dog in a senseless wag-by shooting, a Chinese family that wanted a dog brings home a bear by mistake, and animal researchers at UC Berkeley mess up big time—again.
This week: A family buries the wrong cat, Smuckers recalls more dog treats, and guinea pigs pose a potential threat.
This week, dog food recalls redux, celebrity pet cloning, and Black Panther not lucky for black cats
A vet shoots a dog for barking too much, pets swallow unusual things, and Virginia may ban public funding for research after a dog has a heart attack on a treadmill.
During the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency, veterinary practices may be forced to close for two reasons:
The dog who kept testing positive for coronavirus finally tested negative. So they sent him home. And then he died. Here's what happened.
That tiger in the Bronx Zoo has a lot of pet owners worried that maybe their pets can catch COVID-19 after all. Now IDEXX Laboratories is rolling out a new COVID-19 test for pets that could help veterinarians soothe those client worries.