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Salt Lake City, Utah, tops the list of heartworm cities for February in the U.S.

Salt Lake City, Utah, tops the list of heartworm cities for February in the U.S.

Salt Lake City, Utah, was the number one city for heartworms in February, according to Companion Animal Parasite Council’s top 10 list. Prevalence rates for heartworm have risen each of the last five years and are now up 20 percent from 2013 levels.

U.S. congressmen introduce bill to end deadly experiments on kittens

U.S. congressmen introduce bill to end deadly experiments on kittens

The Kittens in Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2019 is designed to stop the U.S. Department of Agriculture from performing harmful experiments on felines. According to the congressmen introducing the bill, USDA is breeding hundreds of cats to intentionally feed them parasite-ridden raw meat for testing before killing them.

2019 World Veterinary Day highlights the value of vaccines

2019 World Veterinary Day highlights the value of vaccines

Vaccines are critical to animal health, which is why World Veterinary Day this year is focusing on the value of vaccination. WVD reminds pet owners of the importance of animal care, and how veterinarians and their teams can help.

Second annual ALSC symposium to take place in Phoenix, Ariz.

Second annual ALSC symposium to take place in Phoenix, Ariz.

Veterinarians looking to learn more about surgical CO2 lasers can get their fill at the American Laser Study Club (ALSC) symposium. Held in Phoenix, Ariz., from March 29 to 31, the event will feature presentations on topics such as the use of CO2 lasers in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery.

Veterinary Dentistry Specialists expands with new clinic in Chadds Ford, Pa

Veterinary Dentistry Specialists expands with new clinic in Chadds Ford, Pa

Like the original location, Veterinary Dentistry Specialists’ second clinic features a full-time, board-certified veterinary dentist and a full-time, board-certified veterinary anesthesiologist who will work alongside each other. Services include the care of orofacial conditions and diseases, along with tooth restoration, periodontal surgery, and others.