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.
For J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, social distancing equals social responsibility. Inside the hospital and out.
In most places, the COVID vaccine rollout is confused at best. Vet med professionals share their vaccination frustrations and successes.
With mask restrictions now lifted in most US states and most states scheduled to be fully open with a few restrictions by July 4, many veterinary professionals are wondering what’s on the horizon as far as safety protocols.
As states begin to authorize veterinarians to administer COVID vaccinations (should the need arise), some might ask, “What’s in it for me?” Potentially, a vaccination.
As more Americans are getting their COVID vaccinations, many veterinary practices are working to figure out their vaccination policy.
Only a handful of states have authorized veterinarians to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. This Colorado veterinarian was one of the lucky few.
Lots of hospitals are eager to open their doors and let clients come in from the curb, but it’s also clear that nobody’s quite sure how to do it.
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.
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