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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 / 2 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 / 26 comments


Why Dogs Lick and When to Worry

Dogs lick themselves, that’s a fact of life, but when does it get to be an issue? You may catch your pooch bathing daily to keep clean. This is an innate behavior in the animal kingdom. READ MORE

Jun 20, 2016 / 1 comments


Is Bread Helpful for a Dog’s Digestion?

Have you heard the “old wives tale” that feeding dogs bread can make their upset stomachs better? READ MORE

Jun 06, 2016 / 2 comments


How Acupuncture and Food Therapy Helped a Dog Named Emoji Regain His Spirit

By Helen-Anne Travis   It was a face only a pet parent could love.   When Emoji was found wandering the streets of Brooklyn, NY, the nearly 10-year old pug was in bad shape. Severely underweight and riddled with infection, the dog’s eyes were so inflamed... READ MORE

Mar 25, 2016 / 0 comments


Puppy With Swimmers Syndrome Finds New Home and Raises Awareness About This Developmental Deformity

This is Bueller the Bulldog, and while this sweet puppy had a rough start, he's up on his feet and enjoying life, in every sense of the word. READ MORE

Mar 23, 2016 / 0 comments


Three Legs Are Better Than Four for Texas Farm Cat

Typically, when you think of a cat having to undergo an amputation, you don't think of it as a positive thing. READ MORE

Mar 02, 2016 / 1 comments


Puppy Shot 18 Times With BB Gun Makes Incredible Recovery

To call Brody the puppy resilient would be something of an understatement. READ MORE

Feb 24, 2016 / 3 comments


Sully the Tortoise Successfully Undergoes Bladder Stone Removal Surgery

Slow and steady wins the race, so it makes perfect sense that a 6-year-old Sulcata tortoise named Sully is making a gradual but healthy READ MORE

Feb 11, 2016 / 0 comments