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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.
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.
Give Foot Baths The Boot
Foot baths may seem like a good idea, but this resource explains why they can often cause more problems than they solve -- and what to do instead.
Vaccinating Special Populations
The benefits of immediately vaccinating on entry almost every animal over four weeks of age typically outweigh the risks.
Feline Panleukopenia: Prevention, Management & Treatment
Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of cats that can be found worldwide and requires strict isolation and aggressive treatment. Learn more
Feline Panleukopenia: Causes, Clinical Signs & Transmission
Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of cats that can be found worldwide and requires strict isolation and aggressive supportive treatment.
Canine Influenza Virus: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Control
Be prepared for canine influenza virus, or "kennel cough" before an outbreak happens. Learn about diagnostic, treatment and control here.