Veterinarians

Telemedicine and the treatment of cats by veterinarians

The coronavirus pandemic, as we know, has changed the way that people interact with their doctors and their veterinarians. There…

2 days ago

Spaying and neutering is ethical while declawing is not

Sometimes I see the argument that cat declawing is no different from de-sexing; the spaying and neutering of cats. They…

1 week ago

Veterinarians involved in TNR under attack within their own profession?

Dr John Bradshaw in his book Cat Sense writes that some veterinary surgeons who are involved in managing the welfare…

2 weeks ago

Percentage of cats that died under anaesthesia?

This has always concerned me. I've seen a range of percentages and have written on this topic before. A research…

2 months ago

Cat and dog owners using coronavirus as a reason to put off going to their veterinarian

I fear that what is happening to sick people is happening to sick pets in equal numbers, but it is…

3 months ago

President of British Veterinary Association advises incorrectly a second time on coronavirus

The President of the British Veterinary Association, Daniella Dos Santos, initially advised that domestic cats should be kept indoors in…

4 months ago

Is it right that veterinarians are cheaper than doctors?

I was reading an article by Siamic on my website entitled: Benefits of Dental Radiography for Relieving Pain in Cats.…

4 months ago

Coronavirus may benefit companion animals and owners by encouraging remote diagnosis

In the USA, and I expect elsewhere to a lesser extent, veterinary telemedicine is being strongly encouraged by the inability…

4 months ago

Coronavirus pandemic: Are veterinarians ‘key workers’ and are their businesses ‘essential’?

In the UK it is not clear that veterinarians working in companion animal practice can be considered 'key workers' (as…

5 months ago

Can a vet determine cat breed?

You might think that the answer to the question depends on where you live but although the response will vary…

5 months ago