March 1, 2004
In the first appearance of her regular column, shelter veterinarian Kate Hurley introduces herself and her background.
July 1, 2003
Shelters that handle any species affected by monkeypox need to take extra health-screening precautions with these and other animals entering their facilities.
May 1, 2003
FDA approves sale of drug that sterilizes male animals without surgery, but the limitations of Neutersol may lead shelters to keep neutering the old-fashioned way.
March 1, 2003
Coccidiosis can have detrimental effects on the health of young animals, but the good news is that strict cleaning protocols and inexpensive treatments make the disease more manageable than other common problems such as URI and parvovirus.
July 1, 2002
Report concludes veterinarians can do more to help clients with pet behavior problems.
March 1, 2002
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD), also known as Viral Hemorrhagic Disease (VHD) or Rabbit Calicivirus Disease (RCD), a contagious disease, has reared its ugly head in the United States.
January 1, 2002
An animal activist and writer in Florida tells of her rewarding experiences with veterinarians, who have assisted local animal protection organizations with public education sessions and medical care and advice.
November 1, 2001
AVMA task force recommends the formation of community advisory councils that can focus on curbing the incidence of dog bites.
March 1, 2001
Adopters want Rover to be a happy, itch-free dog, but neither they nor you want that tick-and-flea-free status to come at the expense of pets' or children's health.
November 1, 2000
Parrot fever, or psittacosis, is transmitted to humans from birds, particularly pet parrots, and can cause flu-like symptoms.