This week: Military veterans with PTSD could get free service dogs, trekking to Idaho to find out if dogs can detect bird flu, and Santa’s reindeer are cleared for flight.
This week: Find out if you follow the most popular pet influencers, the FDA recalls more pet food products, and gender discrimination in the veterinary profession.
This week: A cat in the UK tests positive for COVID, a vet loses his license to practice medicine, and the pandemic inspires more people to adopt pet chickens.
This week: The man who created the Labradoodle rues the day, new dog treats made from swamp rodents, and the FDA warns of raw pet food that tested positive for Salmonella.
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.
Xylitol-related calls to pet poison hotlines have skyrocketed in recent years. The Paws Off Act of 2021, which would require food products containing xylitol to include a warning label, could help.
The age at which large-breed dogs are spayed or neutered has become a hot topic with regard to obesity and nontraumatic orthopedic injuries, and a new study published July 17 in the journal PLOS ONE and based on data from the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study provides more information for veterinarians.
Last week, pets held Congress hostage for three days, and all they did was be their adorable, dependable selves.
This week: Some medical students get out of school early to join the fray, human medical workers told to keep mum on COVID-19, and good news on the testing-pets-for-coronavirus front.