The recent death of a dog traveling on United Airlines has prompted closer scrutiny on pet travel in the United States by veterinary professionals. Veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward shares his thoughts on some potential changes that may occur as a result of the recent airline accidents and mishaps and how veterinarians can better help pets when traveling.
A popular Twitch gamer brags that she once killed a client's dog when working as a "vet tech," Canadian dog owner who had to sign over her dog because she couldn't afford $8,000 emergency surgery after a spay complication gets her dog back, Barbra Streisand opens up about having her dog cloned, New Mexico governor vetoes bipartisan spay-neuter assistance bill, Express Scripts set their sights on pet medications, Salmonella confirmed cause of kitten death prompts raw food recall, and more!
A Dutch study evaluates dog parenting styles compared to human parenting and finds some interesting results, Dr. Claire Simeone is chosen as the first veterinarian TED Fellow, and German researchers prove canine inflammatory bowel disease is distinctly different than human or mice IBD when it comes to macrophage populations - and this could have significant implications for future tests and treatments in this latest veterinary news episode.
Adopted Pet Pig Eaten by New Owners in Canada, Blue Buffalo Bought for $8 Billion by General Mills in Another Pet Food Company Acquisition, Puppies Infected with Parvovirus Treated Using Fecal Transplantation Study Published by Brazilian Veterinary Researchers in Journal of Internal Veterinary Medicine, Dog Housebreaking "Smart Vest" Patent Granted in U.S, Veterinary Professionals Need to Clean Up Their Medication Disposal Practices According to New Study Published in JAVMA
Feline Panleukopenia Outbreak spreads in Australia, alarming veterinarians, a Pet Bitcoin is announced named Petcoin, Robotic Dog Won't Be Beaten by Measly Human Wielding a Hockey Stick!Mars Petcare quietly launches a Facebook Messenger Chatbot in UK, and a Death Star Pet Cave will be the envy of all sci-fi pet fans!
Dr. Ernie Ward hosts the New York Pet Fashion Show "Vet Carpet," receives an unexpected award, and shares an unique experience that truly celebrates the love we share for animals, including chickens in chaps and a bearded dragon wearing a homecoming dress. You don't want to miss a single second of this episode! To watch the entire one-hour broadcast with co-host veterinarian Dr. Yasmin Mortsakis, visit http://facebook.com/NYPetFashionShow Thank you to everyone who participated, and our sponsors DogFlu.com and the New York Pet Fashion Show!
Dr. Ernie Ward shares the latest update on the current canine influenza virus (CIV or "dog flu") outbreak spreading in California, Midwest, South, and from Washington DC to New York. Dr. Ward reviews the current science of H3N2 and H3N8 viruses, clinical signs of infected dogs, disinfectant protocols, and preventive measures in the Facebook Live recording from January 30, 2018.