Dr. Fox: Dealing with obsessive compulsive behavior in dogs | Farts

Dear Dr. Fox: I recently adopted a 2-year-old Chihuahua. She came from a breeder, who gave her up because the dog could not have puppies. They tried two times without success and then had no further use for her. I had lost my 16-year-old Pekingese several months prior, and was looking for a new dog … Read more

Cape May County Department of Health urges pet vaccination against rabies | Local News

The Cape May County Department of Health is urging residents to have their pets vaccinated against rabies. The warning comes after a skunk tested positive for rabies on Wednesday in the Cape May Court House section of Middle Township. ‚ÄúThis is a reminder to all other residents to check your pet’s vaccination and health records … Read more

Demonstrating varying pathogenicity and tropism of SARS-CoV-2 variants in a feline model

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* pre-print server, researchers at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign compared the infection dynamics, pathogenicity, and tissue tropism of multiple severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) variants in adult cats. A new wave of SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infections is occurring around … Read more

Cats can live to be 30 years old: a Japanese immunologist shares his findings

Cat friends from all over Japan donate 1.5 million euros An interview with Professor Miyazaki broadcast last July resonated strongly with all cat lovers in Japan. He said that the development of a new treatment against kidney disease, which seriously affects most cats, was stopped due to lack of funds. In reaction to this announcement, … Read more

Understanding how therapy dogs can help | Bakersfield Life

The effects of the last two years on our mental health are undeniable. Data from the American Psychological Association indicates that almost 8 in 10 Americans, or 78 percent, cited the pandemic as a major source of stress in their lives. And almost 7 in 10, or about 67 percent, say they’ve experienced increased stress … Read more

Ask The Vet: How to deal with animals after a fight | Local

Q: My brother brought his dog over to my house for the weekend, and he got into a tussle with my dog. They both have a few puncture wounds and scratches, but I am unsure if they need medical attention. Should I take them to get checked out? HAS: It is common to see more … Read more