CDC Warns of Salmonella Outbreak in Backyard Poultry

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has traced a recent Salmonella outbreak that has sickened almost 1,000 people around the US to recently acquired chicks and ducklings. Salmonella is a type of bacteria that causes the foodborne illness known as salmonellosis.  It is commonly found in raw or undercooked meat and poultry, eggs, … Continue reading CDC Warns of Salmonella Outbreak in Backyard Poultry

You’re Invited to FACE’s Free Webinar on Pet Cancer Awareness

Join us on Monday, June 29th from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. PDT for a free live webinar on pet cancer awareness and screening. Dr. David Proulx, a veterinary oncologist from VCA California Veterinary Specialists will discuss incidence of cancer in pets and the importance of early detection. Click HERE to register now for this free … Continue reading You’re Invited to FACE’s Free Webinar on Pet Cancer Awareness

Are Pet Rabbits at Risk for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease?

Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a highly contagious and often fatal disease that is spreading among wild rabbits in the southwestern United States.  This disease was first identified in China in 1984 and has since spread across the globe. RHDV is not known to affect humans, but are your pet rabbits at risk? Both … Continue reading Are Pet Rabbits at Risk for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease?

WHO Looks at Coronavirus in Pets

The World Health Organization has announced that it plans to examine the transmission of the novel coronavirus between humans and pets. This has been prompted by a scientific study which found that among domestic animals, cats and ferrets can become infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. Researchers in China have been identifying … Continue reading WHO Looks at Coronavirus in Pets