Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide. Veterinary and animal shelter professionals want potential owners to be prepared when considering adoption.
Fraudulent Service Animal claims put the public and well-trained service dogs at risk. Distracting a service dog could result in injury to individuals, the service dog, and their disabled handler.
The British Veterinary Association recently published results of a survey which revealed 98% of veterinarians are asked to euthanize a healthy pet.
Recently, scientists with the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) have identified a new virus that contains different segments of genetic material in separate particles, otherwise known as a “multicomponent” virus.
The bond between humans and their companion animals has been shown to influence the care pets receive. Cultivating the human-animal bond can benefit veterinary practice.
The Humane Society of the United States and the Bureau of Land Management have been at odds for the better part of 20 years over population control methods of burros and wild horses.