Veterinary Drug Handbook (VDH) is the reference veterinarians turn to when they want an independent source of information on the drugs that are used in veterinary medicine today.


Giving Your Cat A Pill

Giving Your Cat A PillGiving a cat a pill can be a nightmare.  No cat wants something shoved down his throat, and he will fight you tooth and nail to prevent it. Although most cats are small in size, youd be quite amazed with how much power they actually have.  There are ways that you can get your cat to take...

 

Curing Bad Cat Breath

Curing Bad Cat BreathCat owners know for a fact that bad cat breath can be downright awful.  It isnt that much different from bad human breath, as both are caused by bacteria found in the mouth that breaks protein down and releases the sulfur compounds out into the air.  Sulfur smells really bad on its own,...

 

Common Meanings Of Cat Behavior

Common Meanings Of Cat BehaviorA lot of people think that cats work on their own agenda, not paying much attention to their owner  provided they have clean litter, food, and water.  Cats can behave in odd manners at times, which can easily confuse their owners and make it really hard to determine what the cat wants....

 

On-demand veterinary service gives advice on poorly pets

On-demand veterinary service gives advice on poorly petsGetting a last-minute appointment at your local GP surgery can be nigh-on impossible. It's no surprise, then, that online services like Babylon Health and Dr Now have sprung up to meet the demand for instant consultations. But pets get poorly too, which is why PawSquad wants to make speaking to a...

 

Should we stop throwing sticks for dogs?

Should we stop throwing sticks for dogs?Throwing a stick for an excitable dog has to be one of life's great pleasures. Until you hear words such as "impaling" and "penetrative wound". This week, Grace Webster, branch president of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) in Scotland, told the Times that throwing sticks can be "dangerous...

 

Animal-Assisted Therapy, Veterinary Social Work, & Social Work With People & Pets in Crisis

Animal-Assisted Therapy, Veterinary Social Work, & Social Work With People & Pets in Crisisby Barbara Trainin BlankIt has been said that Sigmund Freud used to take his dog into sessions to encourage trust. But no matter how perceptive the father of psychoanalysis was, he probably didn't anticipate the use of animals in social work practice.    More social workers are...

 

New Tracking Tool for Pathogen Investigators

New Tracking Tool for Pathogen InvestigatorsARS veterinary medical officer Jean Guard has created a faster, less expensive and more accurate test to identify pathogenic strains of Salmonella.U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) veterinary medical officer Jean Guard has developed a cost-effective diagnostic tool and dataset for identifying...

 

Dogs May Help Boost Infant Health

Dogs May Help Boost Infant HealthStudy Shows Pets Offer Protection Against Respiratory InfectionsGood news for pet lovers who are also parents to newborn babies: A study recently published by Pediatrics Journal suggests that infants exposed to dogs and cats during their first year of life may develop a stronger immune system,...

 

Bill calls for ban on sales of dogs, cats in Maine pet stores

Bill calls for ban on sales of dogs, cats in Maine pet storesProponents say it would reduce euthanasia and imports from 'puppy mills,' but critics say it would hurt local businesses and hobby breeders. A Cape Elizabeth lawmaker is sponsoring a bill to ban the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores in an attempt to keep the animals from being imported from...

 

Dog Aggression

Dog AggressionMost dogs live happily and peacefully with other dogs and people. However if a dog does show aggression it can be very worrying for all concerned. Recent changes in legislation also mean that owners run the risk of being criminally responsible if their dog behaves aggressively towards another...

 

Cat Allergies

Cat AllergiesOverview - Cat Allergies About one-tenth of the population of the United States has some sort of pet allergy, with twice as many of them having cat allergies and dog allergies. Many people believe that the cat's fur is the main cause for all the reactions, so they try to adopt certain types of cats...

 

Dog Allergies

Dog AllergiesOverview - Dog Allergies According to estimation, about 10% of the population suffers from a pet allergy, with dog allergies being the second most common. It is still believed that many breeds of dogs, especially those with short hair or those who do not shed hairs, are suitable for people...

 

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