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Veterinarian guilty of illegally declawing lions at zoo

Veterinarian guilty of illegally declawing lions at zoo

A lawsuit by PETA against Rick L. Pelphrey, DVM, has been settled after the veterinarian admitted to declawing lions and tigers illegally without pain medication at Wildlife in Need zoo in Charlestown, Ind.

AVMA shares safety tips for pets on Halloween

AVMA shares safety tips for pets on Halloween

In preparation for tomorrow, the American Veterinary Medical Association has put together advice for veterinarians to share with pet owners to ensure animals stay safe during upcoming festivities.

 

Top 10 reasons why pets see a veterinarian

Top 10 reasons why pets see a veterinarian

In its third annual report, Cost of Pet Health Care 2018, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance ranked the most common ailments that triggered a visit to a veterinary clinic based on almost 500,000 claims the company received over a one-year period.

Study proves gene editing in pigs can prevent virus infection

Study proves gene editing in pigs can prevent virus infection

A team of researchers from the University of Missouri, Kansas State University, and biotechnology company, Genus plc, have successfully produced a litter of pigs genetically resistant to a deadly porcine virus.

Two-way texting service available for veterinarians and pet owners

Two-way texting service available for veterinarians and pet owners

Through the service, pet owners can send a text to a practice, which can then respond to the message from a desktop computer or mobile app. The app also allows team members to take pictures to share with clients.