Everybody loves treats, including pets. That’s partly why the market for pet treats in the US is expected to reach $6.7 billion dollars by the end of 2019, up from $6.5 billion in 2018, according to a new report.
Despite the CDC’s recommendations, the majority of Americans plan to take at least one road trip this summer. Many clients plan to bring their pups with them—but there are risks they need to know about.
What do you do when a client comes to you asking about something they read about pet care on Google? Especially if it’s clear to you that the client doesn’t fully understand what they’ve read? If it hasn’t happened to you yet, it’s just a matter of time.
Studies of genomic sequencing and genetic disorders in dogs and cats could soon lead to simplified diagnostics and improved treatment methods. Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have published three studies in the past several months focusing on whole genome sequencing (WGS) of cats and identifying biomarkers in dogs.
Feline hyperthyroidism has become a growing cause for concern and research in the veterinary field. A study published in the February 2017 issue of Environmental Science and Technology found that use of chemical retardants in household objects showed up in dust around the home, meaning cats face a significant exposure to the chemicals.
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is pleased to release its newly revised Canine Vaccination Guidelines.
Veterinarians and techs are still in high demand in 2023. Expect higher salaries, signing bonuses, and more hesitance to sign noncompete agreements, according to Stacy Pursell of The Vet Recruiter.
Bexacat is the first oral drug treatment of diabetes in cats and offers an alternative to insulin injections—but veterinarians must choose the right patients due to important safety considerations.
A temporary relaxing of telemed rules in the UK is now set to become permanent, according to the RCVS. Here’s how that change could impact veterinarians on both sides of the pond.
A proposal by the California Veterinary Medical Association to allow RVTs to establish veterinary-client-patient relationships was recently approved to enter the regulatory process.