With hundreds of pets missing or separated from owners after the Camp Fire, Butte County, California, stands by its decision not to allow unregistered volunteers into the area to help find the animals after the wildfire.
UC Davis veterinarians put tilapia skins on burns that cats and dogs suffered in California’s deadly Camp Fire to help the pets’ skin recover. Fish skins have been used to help bear burn victims before.
The program is meant to reach at-risk kids with animal interactions in the hopes of fostering kindness towards animals, and also act as a potential intervention to help kids from disadvantaged backgrounds learn about respecting themselves, others, and four-legged friends.
Winter is coming, and the cold weather is a big reason to stay inside. Spending more time inside can cause your dog to gain weight, as is the case with humans. The frigid weather can make it difficult for you and your dog to stay active, and just a few extra pounds on your dog can affect his health.
Two weeks after Sacramento State’s weeklong shutdown due to hazardous air quality from wildfire smoke, students are back on campus preparing for their final exams. They were greeted by therapy dog to help de-stress.
It took an interventional radiologist from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a veterinary surgeon in Conshohocken to perform a first-of-its-kind procedure on a lovable 2-year-old pit bull to correct a rare condition that is also found in humans.