Poll: Are Cat Owners Less Conscientious About Bringing Their Cats In for Preventive Care?
According to our Facebook poll for National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, 83% of veterinarians thought cat owners were less likely to bring their cats into the vet for preventive care.
Product Profile: Common Tick Preventive Medications for Dogs & Cats
Common Heartworm & Intestinal Parasite Preventive Medications for Dogs & Cats
Originally published in our March/April 2013 issue, this chart has been updated with even newer information. The medications are organized by route of administration, insecticides, species, and indications. Product Profile: Common Heartworm & Intestinal Parasite Preventive Medications for Dogs & Cats
Conquering Fleas: Preventing Infestations & Limiting Disease Transmission
The most important component of any flea control strategy is consistent use of control products. Here’s why your patients need year-round preventives.
Defeating Ticks: Practical Tips for Preventing Tick-Borne Disease in Pets
Lindsay Starkey, DVM, and Susan Little, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Parasitology) Veterinary practices nationwide have seen an increase in tick infestations in recent years. A number of environmental factors can conspire to result in a tick infestation surge, including higher populations of wildlife hosts, better habitat, and more supportive climate.1-4 Veterinarians need to provide solutions that …
Canine Vaccination Guidelines: Key Points for Veterinary Practice
Richard B. Ford, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM & ACVPM(Hon) In 2011, the Canine Vaccination Task Force, sponsored by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), revised vaccination guidelines for dogs.1 These canine vaccination guidelines have an immediate impact in private practice, with emphasis on 3 key areas: Developing vaccination protocols Vaccine adverse reactions Fundamental legal concerns …