The 2018 ICCVM call for abstracts is open. The 2018 International Conference on Communication in Veterinary Medicine takes place March 22 – 25, 2018, at the Hockley Valley Resort in Ontario, Canada. This unique, interactive conference links current research in veterinary-client communication to practical applications in veterinary-client interactions, veterinary team dynamics, [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Source: AAHA Blog
When did Man's best friend become man's best friend? It's an old question, and opinion is divided. Some scientists believe dogs were first domesticated more than 17,000 years ago, in the paleolithic age, when human beings were hunter-gatherers. Others believe domestication occurred closer to 7,000 years ago, during the Neolithic age, [...]
Fri, Oct 13, 2017
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Dani McVety, DVM, writes that humans can rationalize pain and the anxiety of negative emotions that accompany the anticipation of it. Animals cannot rationalize, she says. Continue reading . . . Source: Firstline, September 27, 2017 [...]
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
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Puppies sold at Petland, a national chain of about eighty pet stores, have been linked to an outbreak of a disease that has hospitalized 13 people since mid-September, and sickened 55, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The illness is caused by a bacteria called Campylobacter, which lives in the [...]
Tue, Oct 10, 2017
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“There aren't many true emergency diseases in veterinary medicine, but GDV is one of them,” said researcher and veterinarian Dan O'Neill, a veterinary epidemiologist at the Royal Veterinary College. GDV (gastric dilation and volvulus), better known as canine bloat, is one of the top killers of dogs. And it can come [...]
Sat, Oct 07, 2017
Source: AAHA Blog