More than 700 cities have breed bans or restrictions to attempt to reduce dog bite injuries, but many veterinary professionals believe these types of regulations do more harm than good.
The US pet industry continued its strong recovery from the pandemic, surging 14% overall to $123 billion in 2021.
The battle is on for control of the pet medications market—which recorded $9 billion in sales last year—but for the moment, it’s pretty one-sided in favor of veterinarians.
A new study from Brakke consulting indicates that veterinarians are missing out on a big piece of the online sales pie.
Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2020 Veterinary Emerging Topics (VET) Report reveals that more than half of all adult dogs seen at Banfield hospitals in 2019 were considered overweight or obese.
The US faces a critical shortage of veterinarians in 2030. How big a shortage? About 15,000, according to a new report.
Early reports that pets could be COVID carriers led to speculation that dog abandonment might skyrocket. A new study looks at what actually happened.
Prosthetics for companion animals can be life-changing—if the patient and their family are a good fit. Successful adoption of a prosthesis depends on many factors, including the pet’s age, size, and personality, as well as the condition of the residual limb.
NEWStat posed three questions to six of the 27 fourth-year veterinary students who received AAHA’s 2022 Proficiency in Primary Care Award for demonstrating outstanding clinical proficiency in veterinary primary care. AAHA presents the award each year in collaboration with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Primary Care Veterinary Educators. All fourth-year students attending a veterinary college with an AAHA-accredited teaching hospital are eligible.
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.