Vets See Burns, Smoke Inhalation Injuries in Pets from Wildfires

The wildfires in the western United States have been devastating for both people and their pets.  An article in the Medford, Oregon Mail Tribune explains the kinds of injuries local veterinarians are seeing in dogs, cats, and other animals from the Almeda Fire. Vets at the Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center report that the most … Continue reading Vets See Burns, Smoke Inhalation Injuries in Pets from Wildfires

Cat Vets Recommend Feline Spay/Neuter by Five Months of Age

Veterinarians have traditionally advised clients to have their cats spayed and neutered at 6 months, but because cats can begin reproducing before then, the American Association of Feline Practitioners has updated its position statement on pediatric sterilization in cats to recommend spay/neuter by 5 months of age. The AAFP says that this earlier age will … Continue reading Cat Vets Recommend Feline Spay/Neuter by Five Months of Age

Penn Vet Working Dog Center Seeks Volunteers to Help Train COVID-19 Detection Dogs

Interested in learning how you can help train detection dogs working on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight? The Working Dog Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a national research and development center for detection dogs.  Detection dogs perform a variety of important functions, including sniffing out substances like drugs … Continue reading Penn Vet Working Dog Center Seeks Volunteers to Help Train COVID-19 Detection Dogs