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Adult cat and dog

Coronavirus pets: Sharing accurate COVID-19 info with pet-owners

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

The importance of putting a human face — the veterinarian’s — on pet-care advice

In recent years we’ve seen more pet owners go to Dr. Google for veterinary advice and to 1-800-YouKnowWho for their pet’s medication. What have we lost? I know a great many veterinarians — especially those who own practices — will look at the bottom line and think of the income … Continue reading The importance of putting a human face — the veterinarian’s — on pet-care advice