Personality tests should be a prerequisite for admission to veterinary college

Personality tests should be a prerequisite for admission to veterinary college

In light of Elisa’s story of the veterinarian who hit a dog (see link below), it occurred to me, as I am sure it has occurred to many others, that veterinary schools should apply a personality test to applicants. I have spent the last 30 minutes researching how students apply to veterinary college. I …

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Upstate SC veterinarian charged with ill treatment of animals after Facebook video goes viral

According to WYFF4 News, a Pickens County veterinarian has been arrested and charged with ill treatment of animals after a Facebook video showing him striking a dog went viral. There is a lot of anger on Facebook because people rightly expect decent standards of animal welfare by veterinarians. Dr. Robert McKee, 64, has been …

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Established cat dislikes new puppy so owner wants rid of cat

Cat dislikes new puppy so owner wants rid of cat

A woman owns three cats one of whom is Wilfred. He is seven-years-of-age. She bought a beautiful Husky puppy. Two of the three cats accepted the new dog but Wilfred couldn’t. His behavior is described as “throwing tantrums and misbehaving”. The owner of these three cats and one dog said that she now hates …

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How far do bobcats travel?

How far do bobcats travel a day?

Estimates are available on the distance that bobcats travel daily. Males normally travel further than females. Also, it depends upon the season as to how far they travel. Bobcats travel as little as 2.6 km (1.6 miles) to 18.5 km (11.5 miles) per day. During the mating season they travel longer distances. The estimates …

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939 comments in May: US$47 donated to the Quincy Animal Shelter

Donation to Quincy Animal Shelter

The month of May has been a great month for comments on this website, PoC. You may remember that in the top left-hand corner of the homepage (and top right on subsequent pages) I left a notice saying that every comment would earn five cents for an animal charity chosen by one of the …

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Pictures Of Huge Tabby Cat Built Like A Pitbull Dog

Huge tabby cat built like a pitbull dog

This is a very strange looking domestic cat. He’s built like a pitbull dog. Or a heavyweight boxer if you want to compare him with humans. I’m not sure whether this is fat due to obesity or muscle due to an anatomical anomaly. Or perhaps the owner has been feeding him steroids! Something very …

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