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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2018
In the aftermath of a tragic event or natural disaster, Lutheran Church Charities' K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry helps bring light back into the victims' dark world.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 20, 2018
Ambiguous results of initial investigation prompt resignations from board; long-term fallout for animal welfare organization still unclear.
Feb 14, 2018
Shakespeare told us that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but is that true for animal shelters? Find out what a shelter's name or its descriptors tell us about its services and the animals that it helps.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 16, 2018
Canine compulsive disorder, much like OCD in humans, produces blood and leaves scars—physical and psychological wounds that affect pets and owners. After decades of research in this field, Dr. Nicholas Dodman says there is hope.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 09, 2018
By dvm360.com staff
More than 6,500 counties, cities and towns across the U.S. are listed in the database of investigating agencies.
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VETTED: Jan 04, 2018
By dvm360.com staff
Feliscratch by Feliway might be the perfect solution to help cats keep their claws, cat owners keep their furniture and both keep their sanity.
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VETTED: Jan 02, 2018
Deciding to not offer declaws anymore was only the first step. The next steps involved training our team and updating our materials. Here’s how we did it.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2018
It’s easy to forget to be thoughtful in the noise of this debate.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 19, 2017
"Tick populations seem to be ever-moving, ever-increasing," says veterinary parasitologist Dr. Richard Gerhold.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 15, 2017
Your postoperative veterinary patients will thank you if you consider this fourth key element of their well-being.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 04, 2017
When working with owners of very ill pets, your greatest value may not be in the medical arena. Supporting caregivers through education, communication and these other real-world tips can make this trying time easier for owners, your staff and, of course, the pet.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 04, 2017
Its results seem intuitive, but this study sought to scientifically measure the toll that caring for a pet with a chronic or terminal illness takes on an owner. What researchers found could alter the way your veterinary team interacts with clients in such cases.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 18, 2017
The procedure, which can be performed humanely, keeps cats in homes and humans safe from scratch-related risks.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 07, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians and team members, with the help of the Banfield charity, have been working to keep pets on the island safe and healthy in the wake of disaster.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 07, 2017
Laboratory animal veterinarians are greatly concerned with caring for small mammals away from their natural habitats—giving them the best life possible while they're under these researchers' care. Share their wisdom with your pocket-pet-owning clients.