Study Shows How the Current Economy is Affecting Pet Owners

The American Pet Products Association’s ongoing Pulse pet ownership study has shifted its focus from how Covid impacts pet owners to how the current economic conditions are affecting pet owners. Many of the pet owners surveyed for the study are reporting concerns about the economy. These financial concerns can impact how we care for our … Continue reading Study Shows How the Current Economy is Affecting Pet Owners

Planning for Animal Wellness (PAWS) Act Will Help Pets Affected by Natural Disasters

The growing threat of natural disasters in the US and around the world is impacting animals as well as people. A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress called the Planning for Animal Wellness (PAWS) Act was created to address this issue. The PAWS Act will help protect pets and other animals during and after natural disasters … Continue reading Planning for Animal Wellness (PAWS) Act Will Help Pets Affected by Natural Disasters

Rabies in Pets: Surveillance Data from the US, Canada, and Mexico

The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association has published a North American rabies surveillance report for 2020. You can access the full report at the JAMA website. Here are a few highlights. The number of wild animals testing positive for rabies in the US stayed consistent with previous years. The percentage of rabies cases … Continue reading Rabies in Pets: Surveillance Data from the US, Canada, and Mexico