animal abuse and veterinarians

Poll: Have You Ever Suspected a Pet Owner of Animal Abuse?

There are signs that an animal is being abused or neglected. Does a veterinarian have a legal duty to report suspected abuse, neglect or cruelty? Unfortunately, the laws vary by state, but there are steps veterinarians can take to help their patient. Plus, the results of our latest Facebook poll.

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U.S. Pet Treat Market to Reach $6.7 Billion

Traditional sellers are benefiting from sales of pet treats, fueled by a growing interest in CBD and American-made products, according to the most recent edition of the Pet Treats and Chews in the U.S. report published by the market research firm Packaged Facts.

veterinary laser therapy

Poll: Do You Use Laser Therapy in Your Practice?

While laser therapy has been used in veterinary medicine to improve or treat a number of conditions and injuries, including wounds, osteoarthritis discomfort and inflammation, fewer than 40% of our Facebook fans incorporate it in their practice.

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Researchers: Respiratory Diseases Linked to High Blood Pressure in Lungs

When dogs are coughing, wheezing or have shortness of breath, the symptoms may be a sign of pulmonary hypertension, or high blood pressure in the lungs. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that identifying respiratory diseases causing pulmonary hypertension can lead to improved health outcomes.

Poll: Are You Drowning in Veterinary Student Debt?

Earning a college degree, especially an advanced one, is a major accomplishment. Too often, though, that degree is accompanied by significant student debt. This is true across all fields of study, including veterinary education. Protection Status