Companion animals are considered by many to be family members, so it’s not really surprising that concerns about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus spreading throughout the world right now, are also including worries about pets. The heat turned up on the topic late last week with the news that a dog … Continue reading Coronavirus pets: Sharing accurate COVID-19 info with pet-owners
Seems everyone in the veterinary community has experienced or heard a tale of the Valentine’s Day underwear vomit. Urban myth? How many times have dogs vomited up some fancy red lingerie in practice? While no doubt some tellings are of dubious origin, and others are embellished just a little bit … Continue reading Valentine’s Day in the veterinary practice: What’s your story?
This article from Dr. Peter Weinstein in Today’s Veterinary Business makes some important points about cats: They aren’t getting the veterinary care they need. Clients with dogs sometimes never mention they have cats at home. You can sometimes fix No. 1 by asking your clients specifically about No. 2: The … Continue reading Cats deserve care: Ask your canine-owning clients if they’ve cats at home
Every veterinarian knows how dangerous dog parks can be. Sharing information on dog park safety can save lives! That why this week’s very shareable infographic outlines some of the risks and what pet-owners can do to minimize them. Exercise is important and fun for pets, and that’s why so many … Continue reading Dog park safety: What every pet-owner must know
What cat health issues hit growing kittens the most? Last Monday, I posted the canine version of this infographic. Time for some feline fairness! Perfect for sharing with your veterinary clients or any pet-lovers. I love this one on young cat health issues, because I bet it’s going to be … Continue reading Cat health issues in young pets: What our claims data shows
If it’s Monday, it’s time for another of our amazing free infographics! Perfect for sharing with your veterinary clients or any pet-lovers. I love this one on young dog health issues, because I bet it’s going to be news to a lot of folks with growing puppies. Please share, and … Continue reading Young dog health issues: What our claims data shows