A veterinarian writes an imaginary "memo to clients," inspired by the incredible patience, indomitable good cheer, and flat-out fortitude of her veterinay team during the coronavirus crisis.
What’s it like working a pet poison hotline during a pandemic, when people are cleaning like crazy and calls are up 100%? Even crazier than you might think.
Calls to the Pet Poison Helpline continue to rise as the pandemic goes on. And the toxins reflect how owners' lives have changed.
Americans aren’t limiting their Fourth of July fireworks to the holiday weekend. And that’s a real problem for pets.
Up until last weekend, there were only four reported cases of dogs and cats testing positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus anywhere in the world: two dogs and a cat in Hong Kong, and another cat in Belgium. Then along came a tiger
Most practices are experiencing a major uptick in business. But the boom in general practices is cascading—onto emergency practices.
Pandemic-related pet adoptions are definitely up in the US . . . but maybe not as much as some news reports suggest.
Back in March, the first pet was diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 in Hong Kong. What‘s the status of SARS-CoV-2 in pets now, nearly seven months later?
Where do worried pet owners go when they can’t see their regular vet? Since curbside started, many are going to the nearest emergency hospital—whether it’s an emergency or not.
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.