Handling an Injured Pet
If your pet is injured, it’s probably in a lot of pain, and scared and confused too. And that means it could unintentionally scratch or bite. In this podcast, Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald from Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in Denver, Colo., and a featured veterinarian in Animal Planet’s television series E-Vet Interns, offers tips on how to care for an injured pet, ... [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]