Police in Carrollton, Texas, found a four-month old Chihuahua mix in dire straights in a car at a Home Depot. After officers caught a man and woman allegedly switching price tags, the suspects told police they had a dog in … Continue Reading
The parasitic New World screwworm has an interesting history in the United States, and the USDA has developed a series of interactive graphics to illustrate past and present eradication efforts.
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The legitimacy of veterinary prescription or therapeutic diets is frequently scrutinized. While ingredients of these veterinary diets may appear similar, considerable testing goes into their formulations to be able to be … Continue Reading
At weaning, piglets are faced with a combination of stresses to which they must quickly adapt, including diet, environment, social stress, maternal separation and more. David Saornil and Sylvie Roquefeuil focus on the impact … Continue Reading
Animal health pros dealing with heartworm or heartworm products will appreciate the management tree for successful resolution to determine if resistance to macrocyclic lactone preventives is a factor in canine heartworm … Continue Reading
The “Big C” often strikes fear in humans. When it involves their pets, the results can be devastating. Rodney Page, DVM, says owners must take responsibility for prevention of cancer. Annual physical exams, screening … Continue Reading
Gastritis is so prevalent in cats that the disorder ranks as the number 2 reason people seek veterinary care for their cats. Mary Labato, DVM at Tufts University, says a few bites of spoiled food or a mild infection can cause … Continue Reading
Latinos are key players when it comes to food product purchasing power, including dairy products. They also play strong roles when it comes to pet store spending. They’re willing to spend for food. Data from the HIS Global … Continue Reading
Californians have welcomed rains of late. Early results of it likely mean more mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases. Standing water and warm weather create ideal conditions for mosquitoes to reproduce. This raises concerns … Continue Reading
Ed Blach, DVM, hits the nail on the head with this short post. He reminds veterinary teams that a small number of measures can have a dramatic impact on how your team serves your clients. Measure what matters to clients and … Continue Reading
If a customer requested assistance for their St. John’s Water Dog, today it would be called a:
Source: Acreage Life, February 2017, page 44. … Continue Reading
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) remains a key focus for research at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC). CWD infects elk, white-tailed deer, and mule deer, but is not known to infect livestock or humans currently. … Continue Reading
To UPS, the shortest distance between two points must avoid crossing oncoming traffic. We found this article intriguing. You likely will, too.
Source: The Conversation, January 2017.
It seems incredible that not turning … Continue Reading
“Busywork has a double negative impact," Renee Cullinan says. "It consumes time that could be better spent on other things, and it drains energy. Longer term, it breeds a work culture that values activity over results and … Continue Reading
A Nielsen report released last week shows that Americans from 18 to 34 are less obsessed with social media than some of their older peers are. Smartphones are driving activity in all age groups.
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