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Aug 25 2022
Monkeypox and Pets
It’s all over the news: the monkeypox virus is transmissible to animals and causes similar symptoms, like skin rashes and lesions, as it does in humans. Now, pet owners are wondering what they can…
Aug 11 2022
Immunization: The Core of Your Pet’s Preventive Healthcare
Immunizations, or vaccines, are one of the greatest medical discoveries – they fundamentally changed modern medicine. Starting with the smallpox vaccine in the 18th century, vaccines continue to be…
Aug 04 2022
Dogust 4th is International Assistance Dog Day!
Dogust (a.k.a. August) 4th marks International Assistance Dog Day – a day to recognize assistance dogs and their dedicated caregivers and trainers, and to help educate the public about the…
Jul 28 2022
Could Your Pet Be a Life-Saving Hero?
Yohann, a three-legged rescue greyhound from Scotland, was recently recognized for saving the lives of 64 dogs. He doesn’t have any superpowers—he is a blood donor. Pets, like people, may require…
Jul 21 2022
Blue-Green Algae: Danger Lurking in the Water
It’s HOT out! Heat waves seem like the best time to take the pooch to a pond, lake, river, or stream, where she can get some exercise while staying cool and hydrated. Ironically, it may be the worst…
Jul 14 2022
High Tech for Pets: Friend or Foe?
The pet technology industry is booming. In 2021, it generated USD 1.41 billion in revenue and is expected to rise to USD 3.65 billion by 2030. While some features can enhance a pet’s quality of…
Jul 07 2022
The Veterinary Workforce is in Crisis
You may have recently noticed that wait times for veterinary appointments, emergency care, and prescription refills are getting longer. This is because the veterinary workforce is in crisis. While the…