Practices and Methods

New Report Shows Surprising Cause of Pet Skin Irritation

Banfield Pet Hospital recently conducted and released a 2018 State of Pet Health Report. The report explores the science behind skin allergies in pets, shedding light on flea, environmental and food allergies. Surprisingly, the latter isn’t as much to blame as some pet owners might believe. According to Banfield’s research, …

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Kickstarting a Hurricane Awareness Program Can Save Lives

As summer reaches its peak, pet owners around the Gulf of Mexico are beginning to anticipate the most stressful time of the year: hurricane season. While individuals prepare their homes and emergency kits for natural disasters, it can be easy to overlook pet preparation. However, pets should receive a similar …

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What MyCatDNA Means for the Veterinary World

You’re likely aware of the current DNA-testing craze. Advancements in DNA testing have spawned recreational testing; now, you can send a company a sample of your DNA, and they will provide you with a comprehensive ethnic profile. Another test will allow you to see which genetic diseases you may carry. …

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What’s New in General Veterinary Medicine?

There are lots of changes happening in general veterinary medicine. Today, we’re going to share information about the most modern and notable changes. Once you understand how these trends are impacting this field, you’ll understand why some vets are deciding to change the way that they do business. It’s all …

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Horse Vet Services: News Roundup (2017)

Horse vets give medical care to horses. They vaccinate, diagnose illnesses, treat illnesses and perform operations on equine patients. Usually, horse vets visit horses at the ranches and farms where they live, as most people definitely don’t take these large animals into local veterinary clinics! Today, we want to share …