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We are big fans of adopting from animal shelters. We each have two dogs acquired from shelters or rescue groups. They are all the absolute best – not that we’re biased or anything.
It’s never good when a pet downs mouse or rat poison, but rodenticides containing anticoagulants are treatable with blood transfusions and vitamin K if the poisoning is caught in time.
“Did you know?” That’s always a great conversation starter, especially when it’s about our pet pals.
When you think something’s wrong with your dog or cat, the first thing you do is Google the symptoms. Am I right? I bet I am.
Last month, the folks at Banfield Pet Hospital, who care for more than 2.7 million pets nationwide, including 470,000 cats, released their 2014 State of Pet Health report. It included a startling statistic: a 48 percent increase in the prevalenc...
Is your kitten vaccinated for feline leukemia virus?
Are there straitjackets for dogs? That’s what I’ve been wondering lately as we struggle to medicate the ears of Keeper, one of our cavalier King Charles spaniels.
Every year, I go to Global Pet Expo, the industry’s largest trade show. Every year, I think it can’t possibly have anything new and that spending on pets can’t possibly continue to rise. And every year, I am wrong.
I love going to veterinary conferences. Learning about advances in veterinary medicine and checking out new products and pharmaceuticals is an essential part of keeping up-to-date in my field.
Does your shelter have a kitten nursery? It’s one of the trends in the shelter community’s efforts to save more animals, especially those who typically aren’t considered adoptable.