Veterinarians Share Tips for Selecting a New Pet

Are you ready to take the plunge with a new furry, feathered, or fishy friend? If the time seems right, take steps to ensure you have the time, energy, space, and money for a pet. It’s important for you and your new companion. Learn what veterinarians have to say on the matter.

Understanding Your Pet’s Medications

Most pet owners are tasked with giving their pets medicine at one time or another. As always, talk to your veterinarian about your pet’s health needs, and take a minute to brush up on the common types of medicines your pet might take.

Keeping Pets Safe over July 4th

The food, fun, and fireworks of July 4th can frighten our pet friends. In fact, animal shelters see an uptick in activity on July 5th because so many pets flee the crowds and noise associated with holiday celebrations. Take steps to protect your pet and prevent heartache by following these recommendations from the American Veterinary […]

Out & About with Fido? Understand These Disease Risks

If you bring your dog with you to a social setting like a park or an event with lots of people and animals, you risk exposing your dog to diseases. These diseases can come from other animals or from the environment. In some cases, the diseases can travel from dogs to people. Understand the risks, […]

New survey: 95% of pet parents rely on their pet for stress relief

The American Heart Association’s Healthy Bond for Life™ releases new survey highlighting mental and physical health benefits of pet companionship DALLAS, June 20, 2022 — Nearly all cat and dog owners rely on their pets for stress relief according to a new survey released by the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier […]

Artificial Intelligence for Faster Diagnostics

Artificial Intelligence improves the speed and accuracy of diagnostics, sometimes providing real-time results. When veterinarians can determine the probability of disease before animals get sick, animals suffer less and treatment is more economical. Learn more here.

Animal Health Needs Are Always Changing, Which Makes Innovation Necessary

Viruses change, bacteria change, parasites change. To help our animal friends, medicines must also change.

Have You Ever Heard a Horse Cough?

With lungs almost twice the size of cattle lungs, horses have extremely large respiratory reserves. Unfortunately, horses are also susceptible to respiratory diseases that fall under the spectrum of equine asthma, such as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and inflammatory airway disease (IAD). Environmental factors such as pollen, poor air quality, and organic dust can irritate […]

Digital Technologies, a Revolution in Animal Health

Tools that recognize the first signs of changes in animal health help veterinarians and animal owners take quick action to address illnesses. Digital technology such as thermal cameras, sound sensors, and RFID tags track vital signs like eating, movement, rumination, temperature, and fertility across thousands of animals. A report from HealthforAnimals details the benefits of […]

Parasites in Animals: The Best Treatment is Prevention

Climate change has allowed parasites to spread to new regions, posing a significant threat to global livestock. New methods of flea and tick control can slow the spread of these parasites while also address challenges of parasite resistance. Learn about innovations in parasite control.