A pet dog in North Carolina is believed to be the first dog in the US to have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Here's why that's not necessarily bad news.
Those two cats who tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State last month may have thrown a wrench in lab-test turnaround time for all the other cats.
Veterinary practices continue to adapt as the COVID-19 situation develops in their communities. Here are seven ways to adapt.
Okay, maybe just one needle every three months. But one shot every 90 days sure beats daily insulin injections, if promising new research out of Purdue University bears fruit. Last week, the school released the preliminary findings of a new study: The first minimally invasive therapy to successfully reverse Type 1 diabetes within 24 hours and maintain insulin independence for at least 90 days in test subjects.
You don’t need to wear a face mask if you’re not sick: the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says so. But what if you’re sick and you don’t know it ? Er, well, . . .
In July, a growing number of scientists began to question the CDC's guidance that COVID-19 isn't aerosolized. This week, the CDC came around.
A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine reviewed all opioids dispensed at the veterinary school for from January 2007 through December 2017. The findings show that prescriptions rose 41% annually, while the number of patient visits rose only 13%.The researchers found the ratio worrisome.
The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is rapidly evolving as the virus is spreading in countries around the globe, including in the United States. This can make it challenging for your veterinary practice to know how to respond, and it’s important to revisit policies and procedures daily.