This week: A new veterinary school is coming in the fall, a new Purdue scholarship promotes DE&I, and the top obesity-related pet insurance claims.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners released their updated 2021 AAFP Feline Senior Care Guidelines this week. Here’s what’s new.
Only a handful of states have authorized veterinarians to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. This Colorado veterinarian was one of the lucky few.
This week: BluePearl expands end-of-life services, climate change has Arctic animals on the move, and a spike in pandemic-related dog bites.
This week: COVID PPE is killing wildlife, the science behind French rabbits’ unique gait, and another recall from Midwestern Pet Foods (but not for aflatoxin).
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.
Pentobarbital solution—the go-to drug for companion-animal euthanasia—has been in short supply for months. But Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS, CHPV, CCFP, says there’s no reason you would have known that “unless you do a lot of euthanasias.”
If that headline gives you déjà vu (“Didn’t the first dog in the US already test positive for SARS-CoV-2? Like, a month ago?”), you’re probably thinking of Winston.
This week: Frank talk about racial discrimination, the USDA beefs up guidelines for dog sellers, and pet ambulance in name only.
The FDA announced a recall of a sedative commonly used in the treatment of human COVID patients—and by some veterinarians as an anxiolytic.