Of all the behaviors boarding and daycare personnel experience, dogs’ aggression can be difficult and frequently dangerous. Dogs become aggressive for multiple reasons including fear, pain, dominance and illness, writes Steven Applebaum. Understanding root causes is critical to treating any problem, as aggression is often a symptom of an underlying factor. Aggressive behavior can be difficult to address without a great deal of specialized experience, he warns.
Last July, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) trail cameras caught footage of a radio-collared, female panther in the wild who appeared to be struggling to walk. She also appeared to be pregnant.
Plenty of veterinarians play matchmaker by putting dogs together with good people. But for Pam Nichols, making the perfect match came about in an unexpected way.
Ticks can transmit a number of diseases to both pets and people through their saliva, including Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Ehrlichia canis , and tick paralysis.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the number-one cause of death in cats older than five, and it’s estimated that it affects around 30% of cats over 12. Now imagine being able to predict feline CKD in a client’s cat two years before it happens. And doing it by doing what you’re already doing.
And they’re willing to go into debt to do it. That’s according to a new survey by online financial group LendEDU that asked 1,000 US pet owners how much they spend on their pets and how it impacts their personal finances.
Maybe a lot. A new study out of Australia found that up to 40% of dog owners report their dogs are scared while being examined by a veterinarian.
This week: The world’s oldest living pet celebrates another birthday, Japanese scientists get the green light to grow human organs in animals, and you might want to rethink posting pet photos online.
Feline hyperthyroidism was first diagnosed in cats in 1979. One year later, in 1980, 1 in 200 cats were diagnosed with feline hyperthyroidism. Today, an estimated 1 in 10 cats are affected.
Embark Veterinary, makers of the Embark Dog DNA test and a research partner of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, is launching a new study on canine Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia (TVD) with the goal of developing DNA-based test for the disorder.