May 1, 1997
A clean cage will minimize the spread of diseaseand will reflect the level of care that your shelter provides each animal. An improperlydisinfected cage invites health problems in cats and may even increase the animals' stress level.
March 1, 1997
Even if you have only limited experience with animals, you probably know your way around a dog leash and have little trouble handling a Siamese. But odds are you have considerably less experience picking up a chinchilla orholding a hedgehog.
January 1, 1997
The listed terms are commonly used in such fields as anatomy, physiology, and epidemiology, and make up much of the technical jargon that veterinarians use to describes symptoms, illnesses, even surgical techniques.
November 1, 1996
The net is one of the oldest animal-handling tools and it remains one of the best. It is the most humane and effective tool for capturing cats and many wild animals.
September 1, 1996
Most animal control officers consider the control pole one of the most valuable tools of the trade. But like a carpenter's hammer or drill, a control pole is only as effective as the person holding it in his or her hands.
July 1, 1996
After you've done your research and identified those foundations and corporations'or "grantmakers"'whose funding interests include animal-related programs, it's time to write that grant proposal. Here's how.
May 1, 1996
Examining teeth is one of the best ways to determine the approximate age of a cat or dog.
March 1, 1996
The best way to evaluate the general health of a cat or dog is to give the animal a thorough nose-to-tail examination.
January 1, 1996
What is feline upper respiratory infection? What is feline upper respiratory infection, or URI as it is commonly known, is a highly contagious disease affecting the nasal passages and sinuses of cats and kittens.