Pet tech was booming preCOVID, but the pandemic kicked it into overdrive.
Stay-at-home restrictions aren’t slowing down pet scammers much. In fact, they’re helping.
Early reports that pets could be COVID carriers led to speculation that dog abandonment might skyrocket. A new study looks at what actually happened.
Even in a postpandemic world, will we ever kick curbside to the curb? “The majority of folks I've spoken to are eager to eliminate curbside as soon as they can,” said veterinary consultant Josh Vaisman.
This week: Salmonella outbreaks reported in pet hedgehogs, a Colorado community college launches the country’s first veterinary technician apprenticeship program, and camels could catch COVID.
On Tuesday, the FDA announced that it’s temporarily easing restrictions on veterinarians’ use of telemedicine so they can more easily treat pets during the coronavirus pandemic. That means a lot of practice owners and their staff are breathing a little more easily today.
This week: More veterinary colleges go online, glimmers of hope on the COVID-19 vaccine front, and pet fostering gets popular as people stay home
This week: Dogs will return to the White House, minks are declared a danger in Denmark, and bug-based pet food debuts in Europe.
BluePearl, which operates 90 specialty and emergency pet hospitals in 21 states, recently announced an “alarming” 70% increase in the number of canine parvovirus cases presenting in their emergency rooms during the pandemic compared to the same time periods in the past five years.
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