If you have “get pet health certificate” on your mid-winter Mexican getaway to-do list, you can cross it off.
A pharmaceutical company in the UK is voluntarily recalling 34 lots of veterinary injectable drug products due to sterility concerns, according to the FDA. Norbrook Laboratories in Newry, Northern Ireland, issued the recall May 24, that if the sterility of these drugs has been compromised, using them could introduce infectious agents to the animals.
Starting July 14, the CDC will ban the importation of dogs from more than 100 countries at high risk for canine rabies.
In most places, the COVID vaccine rollout is confused at best. Vet med professionals share their vaccination frustrations and successes.
With mask restrictions now lifted in most US states and most states scheduled to be fully open with a few restrictions by July 4, many veterinary professionals are wondering what’s on the horizon as far as safety protocols.
For most of your AAHA colleagues, the answer is “No.” But for some, it’s “Yes.” The rollout’s still a mess, but there are bright spots.
As states begin to authorize veterinarians to administer COVID vaccinations (should the need arise), some might ask, “What’s in it for me?” Potentially, a vaccination.
A controversial proposed amendment to Oregon’s Veterinary Practice Act may have ripple effects that could change the way veterinarians nationwide practice telemedicine (also known as connected care ) in years to come.
More than one million dogs are imported into the United States each year. Most are healthy, but some are not. And the number of unhealthy ones is increasing.
Low-income Americans are having a hard enough time feeding themselves. Feeding their pets is an even bigger challenge. Some 42 million Americans received benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) last year.