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.
A veterinary lifer talks about AAHA, his favorite part of the job, and the most important lesson he’s learned.
Last fall, an Ohio judge ruled that the late Pablo Escobar’s ‘cocaine hippos’ are ‘interested persons’ in a lawsuit taking place in Colombia. What does it say about the future of animal welfare and rights in veterinary practices?
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.
Emergency room visits skyrocket over the holidays. We asked an ER clinician what to watch out for—from tinsel and homemade ornaments, to the dangers brought into your home by visiting pets and people.
In our “Vet Teams IRL” series, meet Stacie Kissel, CVT, RVT, who works as an overnight ICU technician at the Veterinary Emergency and Referral Center of Hawaii and is a program instructor at Oahu’s only veterinary technology program at Winward Community College.
Move over puppies and kittens: Senior care is where the heart is, says Mary Gardner, DVM, founder of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice. On Central Line: The AAHA Podcast she talks AAHA’s new guidelines and what every practice should do to improve its euthanasia protocol.
Former AAHA Board member Anthony Thomas, DVM, has served his Oklahoma community and the veterinary profession since 1961 . At 90, he reflects on how he got here and how vet med has changed.
In the Vet Teams IRL series, we meet Ann Thelusma, a veterinary assistant and pre-vet student who works in the surgery department at Philadelphia Animal Specialty and Emergency.