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The Winter Holiday Season and Euthanasia Rates: The Unexpected Correlation

The holiday season is supposed to be a time for family and joy, but that can be hard when clients and veterinarians have to make the hard decision to euthanize a pet; an unfortunate reality around the holidays. Read more from Dr. Dani McVety, co-founder of Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice, on why and then watch the Spark! video for advice from Dr. Dana Varble on how to get through it.

AI to identify Chiari-like malformation

AI Could Help Diagnose Dogs Suffering From Chronic Pain and Identify Facial Changes Associated with Chiari-like Malformation

Because the clinical signs are often nonspecific and overlap with other, more common, disease presentations such as dermatologic or otologic conditions, Chiari-like malformation and syringomyelia are challenging to diagnose. A new AI technique shows promise for helping veterinarians to identify Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and other dogs suffering with crippling pain caused by this chronic disease.

canine life stage guidelines

AAHA Releases 2019 Canine Life Stage Guidelines

Dogs face unique challenges and health risks in each stage of their lives, ranging from weakness in puppyhood to joint issues in seniority. New guidelines from the AAHA can help your veterinary team manage each patient’s individual needs.

declining bird populations

Bird Population Sees Staggering Decline

A study that looked at declining bird populations found 2.9 billion breeding adult birds have been lost since 1970, including birds in every ecosystem. The losses include iconic songsters such as the sweet-singing white-throated sparrows (down by 93 million).