Nova Scotia Bans Declawing

Declawing banned in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia, a Canadian province on the Atlantic coast is the first geographical area larger than a city to ban declawing. In doing so others may follow including I would hope a US state or states. There is a gradual distaste for declawing amongst North American vets as it blatantly flies in the face of their oath and all they stand for. please continue reading

How many servals are left in the world?

Serval population size is unknown

The sad truth is that the experts don’t know how many servals are left in the world at 2017 (Dec.). However, the ‘experts’ are unconcerned at the serval from a conservation standpoint. Therefore there must be up ten thousand in the wild in Africa. That is a guess because I have to guess an answer to the question in the title. please continue reading

Veterinarians are failing patients in pet obesity epidemic

Veterinarians don't tackle cat obesity issues

Veterinarians in North America are failing their cat patients because they don’t want to address head on the sensitive subject of cat obesity with their clients for fear of offending them. There are other reasons one of which might be that veterinarians are often tied to pet food manufacturers such as Hills whose main product is dry cat food. This restrains the vet’s ability to discuss diet. please continue reading