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: 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.
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.
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.
This week: Arizona greenlit for new veterinary college and testing on early detection of canine cancer. Plus, 1 woman, 1 van, and . . . 300 rats.
Most people know that the Veterinarian’s Oath focuses on caring for animals and protecting animal welfare. But there is also a very important line in the Oath: a newly minted veterinarian must also swear to benefit society through “the promotion of public health.”
This week: Inaugural class at new veterinary school could get sent home come September, tracking baby turtles from the International Space Station, and would you like a lost-pet flyer with that pizza?
Surgery to treat herniated discs in dogs can cost up to $12,000 and result in weeks of painful recovery for the patient . A clinical trial at Texas A&M is testing a nonsurgical outpatient treatment that is far less expensive and less invasive.
As we kick off a new year, let’s take a look back at our top stories from 2021.