Nonprofit Pet Care Trust has joined forces with therapy dog organization Pet Partners to launch Dogs in the Classroom, a pilot program that provides interactions with registered therapy dog teams in approximately 100 classrooms across the country through the 2021-2022 school year.
The 2021 winner of Nationwide’s Hambone Award for the most unusual pet insurance claim was Bruin, a 3-year-old German Shepherd Dog from Stevenson Ranch, California, who has completely recovered after surviving a 400- foot fall off a steep cliff into a canyon and four days lost in the wilderness while seriously injured.
It’s a diagnosis no veterinarian likes to make. As soon as the word is spoken, it shatters the room. This time was no different. “It’s cancer. Max has a malignant mast cell tumor. I am so sorry.” But no need to fret! Here’s some information that will help.
By analyzing body mass, long bone length and genetics, researchers at the University of Bristol have revealed breeds with increased and reduced odds of osteosarcoma (an aggressive bone cancer).
Previously vets weren’t recommending puppies to be neutered before six months of age, but in recent years this is shifting. The best age to neuter a dog is going to mostly be based on the dog’s breed and size.
A new training program called ASK (Assess, Support, Know) is designed specifically to help veterinarians combat emotional distress and suicidal thoughts, both for themselves and others.