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.
This week: The FDA approves chewable tabs for canine congestive heart failure, a new veterinary school is slated to open next year, and COVID has changed the way people and pets shelter during a hurricane.
Fears about the possible transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from humans to pets and vice versa are obscuring the proven dangers of clear and present zoonotic threats. The hurricanes aren't helping.
This week: Social distance and service dogs, pig ears cause problems in Canada, and how 9/11 impacted the health of search-and-rescue dogs.
Pandemic-related pet adoptions are definitely up in the US . . . but maybe not as much as some news reports suggest.
Only a handful of states have authorized veterinarians to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. This Colorado veterinarian was one of the lucky few.
Where do worried pet owners go when they can’t see their regular vet? Since curbside started, many are going to the nearest emergency hospital—whether it’s an emergency or not.
You already know that facemasks are in critically short supply. That's why a small DIY cottage industry has sprung up around making your own masks.
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.”