This week: Invasive species help drive global pet trade, dog chemo for a fox, and pet owners may be heading back to the office—with their pets.
The jury’s still out on metronidazole, an antibiotic that’s long been the extralabel go-to option for veterinarians faced with dogs suffering from acute diarrhea. But recent studies could influence the verdict.
Around 30% of cats older than 15 suffer from chronic kidney disease. So do an estimated 37 million human sufferers in the US. But an experimental new treatment shows potential to help both species.
Scientists have long known—and the public is learning—that coronavirus outbreaks aren’t rare, and it’s likely that we can expect a new one to pop up and jump from animals to people every 10 years or so. One just did.
Cats and their owners have identifiable relationship models—and stressful relationships can affect cats’ health, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Lincoln in the UK.
A new study by researchers at Tufts University sheds light on the connection between canine dilated cardiomyopathy and diet. And peas are still a possible culprit.
Veterinary surgery simulation offers a safe space to practice anesthesia and team communication.
This week: A new study seeks opioid options for postsurgical pain, Metallica may have saved a hiker’s life, and a new report aims to reduce the number of dogs shot by police.
We already knew that Xylitol is poisonous to dogs; researchers figured that out back in the 1960s. But it turns out there’s way more of it out there than we realized—so many that the FDA recently issued a xylitol update.
This week: One man’s clever scheme to sneak an overweight cat on a plane, freeze-dried versus stuffed, and cat food samples test positive for Salmonella in Minnesota.