It’s a tale of evolution. Scientists estimate that Enterococcus originated about 425 million to 500 million years ago, around the time when animals first moved from the ocean to land. The dangerous bacteria might have … Continue Reading
Mars, Nestle’ Purina, Big Heart, Hill’s and Blue Buffalo top the list of U.S. and global leaders in the pet food industry. Mars and Nestle’ Purina combine for more than $29 billion in domestic sales eclipsing the combined … Continue Reading
People who are satisfied with their jobs simply do a few things differently than everyone else. They don’t necessarily have the best managers or a to-do list full of very important items. Here’s what sets them apart: … Continue Reading
Not every clinic deals with cows, canines or kittens. Veterinarians at the Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine In New York City see everything from iguanas to guinea pigs and even kinkajous. This is an interesting, short … Continue Reading
The research, named the 99 Lives Cat Genome Sequencing Initiative, aims to sequence the entire genome of 99 cats. Getting halfway there has already given the University of Missouri research team insights into genetic … Continue Reading
The Texas Department of Agriculture has allocated an additional $3.7 million in funds to the existing $8.5 million allocated for 2017 to combat the spread of the cattle tick fever in South Texas. The ticks spread … Continue Reading
With bird flu surging, people in the U.S. need to do more to prevent a possible pandemic. The U.S. Government Accountability Office says efforts to protect chickens and turkeys from bird flu rely on voluntary and often … Continue Reading
We yawn. So do bears, bats, guinea pigs, dogs and others. It’s a mystery as to why. In fact, it’s likely the least understood common human behavior. It’s also a contagious behavior that may have social and communicative … Continue Reading
Buttercups are toxic to horses and other animals. Overgrazing is the root of the buttercup problem on many farms. Before the grass gets grazed down to the ground, move horses to a different field or use temporary fencing such … Continue Reading
Jud Heinrichs, Penn State Dairy Extension, writes that feeding the dairy calf and heifer can be likened to a double-edged sword; we want to feed the heifers as much as possible to get rapid growth so that they begin lactating … Continue Reading
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) remains a common problem in pre-weaned calves. South Dakota State University veterinarian Russ Daly said pre-weaning BRD affects about 20 percent of cow-calf operations each year and is the … Continue Reading
In what has created yet another acrimonious title, Coke’s firing of its CMO is a warning to marketers at all levels.
Source: Marketing Profs, May 12, 2017.
Here's what all marketers can learn from this shakeup:
Now … Continue Reading
Our team couldn’t resist the pun. Cat blogger Jane A Kelly shares eight ways cats talk with their tales tails.
Source: Catster, May 11, 2017.
A cat’s tail is an amazing and beautiful thing. Not only is it an anatomical … Continue Reading
Eleanor Kellon, VMD, indicates true food allergy has never been formally proven in horses. A major difficulty is diagnostics. If only by chance, the blood IgE tests are bound to get it right sometimes but research really does … Continue Reading
Pet relinquishment and euthanasia are inextricably linked in our industry. But, handing out business cards of trainers is not the best option to ensure pet owners get the support they need. This article speaks to a … Continue Reading
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