Halloween is Monday, October 31. The American Veterinary Medical Association offers seven, common-sense tips to keeps pets safe during this ghoulish time. It also offers a free client handout to AVMA members here.
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Ear cytology provides an abundance of useful clinical information that is easily obtained with in-house testing. When combined with otoscopic examination findings, cytology is an efficient tool that help clinicians make a … Continue Reading
“If cows have less stress during pregnancy, they have a better calf crop,” Ron Scott, director of beef research for Purina Animal Nutrition, says. “And, not only does it affect the calf crop right then, but close-outs at the … Continue Reading
Dogs often revert to puppy like problems as they age. Teoti Anderson reviews some issues pet owners may find coming back as their canine friends age. The core areas of anxiety, housetraining accidents, destructive behavior … Continue Reading
Karen B. London, PhD, shares her perspective about the direction of anthrozoology studies. She references recent research published in the Applied Animal Behavior Science Journal; Measuring dog-owner relationships: Crossing … Continue Reading
Pat Miller says training an older dog requires some accommodations, but it can be done. She discusses a number of factors that influence how much and what mature canines can learn. She recommends talking with a veterinarian … Continue Reading
Just for fun! It is almost Halloween. Whether your customers are having a barn party or attending a holiday horse show, some of the most creative horse and dog costumes are about to emerge.
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A novel sapelovirus that Iowa State University researchers had not previously encountered was found in microscopic lesions in two pigs’ central nervous tissues. The 11-week-old pigs displayed a polio-like weakness in their … Continue Reading
Infectious bursal disease (IBD), commonly known as Gumboro, is an immunosuppressive disease in chickens caused by infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV). A wide range of IBDV pathotypes exist in nature. They have been … Continue Reading
Nearly two years before Willy Burgdorfer discovered the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, he stumbled upon another obscure tick-borne bacterium, Rickettsia helvetica, which he called the Swiss Agent. But, Burgdorfer put … Continue Reading
Insider Monkey, an evidence-based investment resource, recently released statistics about the 11 highest-paying states for veterinarians, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics … Continue Reading
Almost 60 percent of the 55 million Hispanics in the United States today are millennials or younger. Their shopping and buying habits are different than their non-Hispanic counterparts, according to the latest HispanicLink™ … Continue Reading
When you put people into decision-making mode they are being influenced by logic and emotion. Additionally, the bigger the decision, the more emotion influences the final outcome. So, very often your technical competence as a … Continue Reading
Accountable. The word conjures up visions of bad annual reviews, pink slips, punishment or harder work. Jonathan Raymond suggests thinking about accountability in five steps:
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Sarah Young reminds us that fall weather also brings some seasonal hazards for pets. These simple reminders make good material for newsletters, posts and websites.
Source: Consumer Affairs, October 12, 2016.
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