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Tragedy at Zoo Knoxville: 33 Reptiles Unexpectedly Die


In what can only be described as a truly harrowing scene, a team of herpetologists at Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee came into work March 22 to discover that 33 of their reptiles had died overnight.&nb READ MORE

Mar 29, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Kitten Found Paralyzed in Storm Drain Now Up and Walking


At just 2 months old, a black and white kitten named Talleyrand was in a life-or-death situation: the young, abandoned feline had fallen down a storm drain. READ MORE

Mar 20, 2017 / 0 comments

 

The Science Behind Your Cat's Scratchy Tongue


Anyone who has ever received a loving lick from a cat knows quite well that scratchy, sandpaper feeling. READ MORE

Mar 08, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Leptospirosis Cases Occur in New York and Phoenix: What You Need to Know


  Pet parents in both New York City and Phoenix are on high alert due to the confirmed cases of Leptospirosis in both major metropolitan areas.    READ MORE

Feb 24, 2017 / 1 comments

 

Puppy With Metal Rod in Head Miraclously Expected to Make Full Recovery


On Friday, February 3, a puppy was brought to University Veterinary Specialists in McMurray, Pennsylvania in READ MORE

Feb 15, 2017 / 0 comments

 

Declawing Controversy: New Jersey Could Be First State With Ban


In what could be a landmark move, an assembly panel approved of Bill A3899/S2410, which would make declawing cats illegal in the state of New Jersey. READ MORE

Feb 13, 2017 / 7 comments

 

USDA Removes Animal Welfare Information From Public Access


On Friday, February 3, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture abruptly removed thousands of documents, research, and data once available to the public, law enforcement, and animal w READ MORE

Feb 09, 2017 / 4 comments

 

45 Cats In New York City Shelter Infected With Rare Bird Flu


On December 15, the Health Department and the Animal Care Centers of New York City announced that a rare strain of bird flu was found in 45 cats in one Manhattan shelter.  READ MORE

Dec 16, 2016 / 0 comments

 

DNA Clears Service Dog of Guilt for Another Canine's Death


It's been a long and exhausting journey towards freedom for a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois named Jeb and READ MORE

Nov 07, 2016 / 4 comments

 

Screwworms Outbreak in Florida: What Pet Parents Need to Know


After a nearly 50-year absence, flesh-eating screwworms have returned to Florida, making for a dangerous, potentially fatal environment for animals and humans.       READ MORE

Oct 17, 2016 / 1 comments

 

New Tests Will Be Underway For a Serious Disease That Impacts Shar-Peis


Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease, or SPAID, is a serious, heritable syndrome that affects the canine breed.   READ MORE

Oct 14, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Abandoned Dog Has Painful 3.5 Pound Tumor Removed From Neck


What was called one of the worst cases of neglect ever seen by Arizona Humane Society has now become a story of care, recovery, and hope. READ MORE

Oct 04, 2016 / 0 comments

 

New Findings on Cat-Scratch Disease Every Pet Parent Should Know


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a study regarding cat-scratch disease (CSD) in the United States. READ MORE

Sep 21, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Study Finds That Dogs Not Only Understand What We Say, But How We Say It


When you tell your dog "Good boy!" when he's gone potty in the right place or retrieved a ball you've thrown, he looks happy that he made you so very happy. READ MORE

Sep 12, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Experimental FIP Treatments Show Promise for Affected Cats


Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is caused by a mutated version of a feline coronavirus that transforms from a benign, minimally pathogenic virus to an aggressive and deadly version. READ MORE

Aug 22, 2016 / 2 comments

 

U.K. Veterinarians Report a 560% Increase in Lyme Disease in Dogs


Ticks! My first reaction is EWWW! Even as a Licensed veterinary technician, bugs, worms, and other creepy crawly things give me the heebie-jeebies. READ MORE

Aug 08, 2016 / 3 comments

 

New Database Allows Veterinarians and Pet Parents Alike to Search Clinical Studies


Whether you're a veterinarian or a pet parent (or both), being up-to-date on clinical studies can be an invaluable resource in ensuring the health and general well-being of animals in your READ MORE

Jul 22, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Puppy Missing Two Front Legs Gets a Helpful 'Wheelie' Vest To Move Around


When a tiny stray puppy was brought to the Aurora Animal Shelter in Aurora, Colo., she was immediately e READ MORE

Jul 11, 2016 / 0 comments

 

Changing Your Mind About Cancer Treatment for Your Pet


During nearly every consultation, there comes a time where pet owners must make the decision whether to pursue chemotherapy or not. READ MORE

Jul 04, 2016 / 2 comments

 

Why Your Vet Visit Costs So Much


It’s a never-ending refrain, “Why does veterinary care cost so much?”   READ MORE

Jun 27, 2016 / 28 comments

 
 
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