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COVID-19 and Pets: Should I Go to the Vet or Wait? What’s the Protocol?

COVID-19 and Pets: Should I Go to the Vet or Wait? What’s the Protocol?

Katy Nelson, DVM
Mar 23, 2020

By Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM It’s a scary time right now, and everyone is adjusting to a new normal. During this time of social distancing, we should all be trying to do our part to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19. This means...
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Can Pets Spread Coronavirus (COVID-19) to People?

Can Pets Spread Coronavirus (COVID-19) to People?

Jennifer Coates, DVM
Feb 05, 2020

By Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM Updated by Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM,on April 24, 2020 In this article: There's no evidence that pets are playing a role in spreading COVID-19. There are a few reports of pets being infected...
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How You Can Help Vets and Wildlife Rescues Save Animals in Australia

How You Can Help Vets and Wildlife Rescues Save Animals in Australia

Kendall Curley
Jan 17, 2020

The wildfires in Australia are having an absolutely devastating effect on humans and animals alike. According to CNN, over 17.9 million acres of land have been scorched by the fires—which is an area larger than the countries of Belgium...
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Did You Know that UPS Drivers Have a Facebook Group to Share Pics of the Dogs They Spot?

Did You Know that UPS Drivers Have a Facebook Group to Share Pics of the Dogs They Spot?

Kendall Curley
Dec 19, 2019

Every animal lover can admit that they get a little excited when they spot a dog out in public. I mean, there’s a whole Facebook group called Dogspotting, which is specifically dedicated to documenting said encounters. Well...
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A Voluntary Recall of Specific Lots of Special Kitty Wet, Canned Cat Food Has Been Issued Due to Health Concerns

A Voluntary Recall of Specific Lots of Special Kitty Wet, Canned Cat Food Has Been Issued Due to Health Concerns

Kendall Curley
Dec 16, 2019

Company:The J.M. Smucker Company Brand Name:Special Kitty Wet, Canned Cat Food Recall Date:12/5/2019 Recalled Products: Product:Special Kitty Mixed Grill Dinner Pate (5.5 oz. metal can) UPC Code:681131078962 Lot Code:9263803 Best...
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Stitches the Cat Becomes Resident Therapy Animal At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Stitches the Cat Becomes Resident Therapy Animal At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Kendall Curley
Nov 13, 2019

It’s no longer uncommon to see Golden Retrievers or Labradors wondering around airports providing busy travelers with a moment of calmness. Therapy dogs have become a part of airport strategies to help people cope with the chaos of travel,...
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