veterinarians

Do private practice veterinarians desex cats later than shelters and if so why?

I have just been informed by the authors of a study on the impacts of pet cats on Australian wildlife…

4 weeks ago

Nervous cat at the vet’s finds comfort in guardian’s jacket

This is very much unsurprising feline behavior but very cute nonetheless and the cat's owner is charmed as he should…

1 month ago

Is the typical North American animal rescue in hock to their vets for thousands of dollars?

A sadly typical case of unwanted domestic cat abandonment shines a light on the debt that some animal rescues owe…

2 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…

3 months ago

Coronavirus pandemic will cause increase in feral cat numbers

Although there are some positive consequences in respect of animal welfare in our new world under the Covid-19 virus, there…

3 months ago

The ‘new normal’ caused by COVID-19 may make this the worst kitten season ever for feral cats

With the complications of our 'new normal' created by countries and states going into strict quarantine due to COVID-19, many…

3 months ago

Which country spends most on its pets?

I don't like the question. It should read 'which country spends most on its companion animals?'. Having got that out…

3 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…

4 months ago

Nova Scotia veterinary clinic collects pets from cars and uses drive-through for drugs

NEWS AND OPINION - FROM CBC: A Nova Scotia veterinary clinic has taken extreme steps to prevent the transmission of…

4 months ago

Radical mastectomy for female cats cost $3,000 (plus teeth clean thrown in)

If it interests you, a radical mastectomy for cats cost around three grand. This would be in dollars or pounds…

4 months ago