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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
New bill would let sick pets skip rabies vaccination

New bill would give exemptions for pets to skip rabies vaccinations

A recent Delaware bill may allow exemptions from yearly rabies vaccinations, a topic that has been controversial in the veterinary community. Certain health problems can...
Updated feline retrovirus guidelines

Updated feline retrovirus guidelines

Learn more about recently updated feline retrovirus testing guidelines for feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infections. The American Association of Feline...
The future of telehealth: virtual veterinary care

The future of telehealth: virtual veterinary care

The veterinary community has recently seen significant change. How can telehealth and virtual veterinary care pave the way in the future of animal care? One...
PFAS found in dog and cat feces

PFAS found in dog and cat feces

Common perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances have been found in canine and feline feces. What does that mean for the future use of PFAS? Perfluoroalkyl and...
Feline enteric coronavirus and feline infectious peritonitis virus – a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story

Feline enteric coronavirus and feline infectious peritonitis virus – a Dr. Jekyll and Mr....

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, learn how research on feline infectious peritonitis virus could help fight coronavirus infections in people. As the COVID-19...
The TCVM approach to treating geriatric patients

The TCVM approach to treating geriatric patients

When treating geriatric patients, TCVM can help diagnose and alleviate pain, while also restoring the animal's quality of life. As a veterinarian, I find that...
Does the coronavirus mean your patients need masks?

Does the coronavirus mean your patients need masks?

Is COVID-19 transmittable between humans and animals? Are masks necessary? We explore precautions  your clinic should be taking We’ve heard multiple reports that companion animals...
The 'other' cannabinoid: does THC have a role in veterinary medicine

The ‘other’ cannabinoid. Does THC have a role in veterinary medicine?

Exploring questions surrounding THC (trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol), the “other” cannabinoid, its safety, legality and place in the veterinary field. In the last issue, we looked at veterinary...
Fear Free™ approach to pain management in companion animals

Fear Free ™ approach to pain management in companion animals

The veterinarian developed Fear Free ™ approach for pain management is a way to improve outcomes and create a rewarding therapeutic experience. Fear, pain, anxiety...
COVID-19: Safe practice advice for veterinary clinics

COVID-19: Safe practice advice for veterinary clinics

Veterinarians are on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Heed to this advice to safely practice in a clinic setting. Veterinarians are on...