Hurricane Preparation Tips for Horse Owners
by: Edited Press Release
June 22 2011, Article # 18423
With the hurricane season upon us, it is important that horse owners ready themselves in advance for evacuation and other recommended tasks related to hurricane preparedness. Here are some tips from the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART) and the Equine Health Studies Program at the L... [More]
Caring for arthritic pets
In this podcast, we discuss ways to help you manage your pet's arthritis at home.
Approximately 20 percent of adult dogs have osteoarthritis, and 45 percent of cats experience arthritic pain. That’s according to the Morris Animal Foundation, which has supported several studies on arthritis-related issues. Veterinarians can offer medications and treat... [More]
Extra care should be taken to protect pets in the current hot weather, Defra’s Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens said today. In a statement issued jointly with the RSPCA and British Veterinary Association, Mr Gibbens urged the public to think about the effects of hot weather on their pets and to take the right steps to ensure their welfare.
Mr Gibbens said:
“You’d think that everybody... [More]