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Organized Dogfighting and Canine Babesiosis
Discover the high-level results of an ASPCA study on canine Babesia gibsoni infections and dogfighting, including takeaways for veterinarians and other animal welfare professionals.
Welfare of Cats 5 to 29 Months After Perineal Urethrostomy
Cats undergoing PU do well in the home after surgery, showing long-term outcomes are good and earlier surgical intervention may be the best approach.
Do Low-Cost Veterinary Clinics Negatively Impact Private Practice Veterinarians?
New research suggests low-cost veterinary clinics target pet owners who are not served by traditional private practices, improving access to veterinary care.
3 Tips for Preventing the Spread of Canine Heartworm Infection During Transport
Use these three tips to prevent the spread of canine heartworm infection when transporting and relocating heartworm positive dogs.
Shelter Medicine Academic Consortium Updates Quarantine Guidelines for the and Sheltering of Animals Exposed to SARS-CoV-2 (virus that causes COVID-19)
Read newly updated guidelines for animal shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic released by AVMA, CDC and university shelter medicine programs.
Debunking COVID-19 Myths About Pets
Read the most up-to-date information about the transmission of COVID-19, and how pets have not been shown to become ill with or spread the virus to people.
Takin’ It To The Heart Part 2: New Insights on Managing Heartworm Disease in Shelter Animals
Understand how to best tackle common problems of heartworm disease in shelter animals with this informative webinar presented by Dr. Brian DiGangi.
Takin’ It To The Heart Part 1: Understanding Heartworm Disease in Shelter Animals
Join as we discuss heartworm disease, including what we currently know about the best ways to prevent, diagnose and manage the disease.
Who Should I Be Testing? Untangling the Mystery of FeLV and FIV in Shelter Cats
Join us as we review the different feline retrovirus infections, and how to best manage these in the shelter environment.