Dispelling Myths About Ticks
Folk tales abound about these critters. Here’s what the author learned during Kansas State’s Tick Camp, sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim.
Poll: Have the Majority of Your Clients Gotten Their Pets Chipped?
To remind pet owners to have their pets microchipped and to keep the registration information up-to-date, AVMA and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) joined together to create “Check the Chip Day,” which is Aug. 15.
Poll: Has Compassion Fatigue Ever Made You Consider Leaving the Profession?
Supplied from a Facebook poll by our veterinarian audience, 71% of voters considered leaving the profession due to compassion fatigue. Read more about symptoms of compassion fatigue and tips on overcoming it.
How to Educate Clients About Motion Sickness in Dogs
Motion sickness can afflict any pet during even the shortest of rides. Read more about how to educate clients about the symptoms and treatments for motion sickness with advice from Zoetis Veterinary Medical Lead, Dr. Joyce Login, DVM.
With Legalization on the Rise, Veterinarians Warn Against Pets Getting Into Pot
Marijuana poisonings have been on the rise in dogs in recent years. In 2019, the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center reported a 765% increase in calls about marijuana ingestion by animals over the same period last year. If a pet shows any signs of marijuana toxicity they should be seen by a veterinarian as quickly as possible.
Clinical Trial Tests Universal Vaccine Against Canine Cancer
Brush up on exciting news in the world of veterinary medicine, from a possible vaccine for canine cancer to an end on controversial research on felines and more.
A Potential Game Changer for Pets with Diabetes
Four-year-old Siberian husky Olaf was diagnosed with diabetes. When nothing helped control the disease, Olaf’s veterinarian discovered a promising clinical trial for a longer-lasting insulin injection at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center.
Global Experts to Discuss WSAVA Research into Veterinary Wellness
WSAVA will discuss the topic of veterinary wellness during a panel discussion — “Shaping the Future: Wellness in the Veterinary Profession” — at the 2019 WSAVA World Congress.
24-Hour Chat Service to Connect Pet Owners, Veterinarians
Telehealth is becoming more common in the veterinary field. Read how Banfield is promoting on-demand access to veterinarians and triage support services through Vet Chat, a one-on-one video chat service.