Posts tagged "DVM 360"

Constipated Cats

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Constipated cats is the topic for introspection from Dr. Margie Scherk, editor of , Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.and scientific advisory board member Winn Feline Foundation. Among her many hints, “check the character of the stool.” Explaining how common constipation is, dehydration may be an explanation. Type your email address in the box and click the... Read more »

Darlene Arden, the Complete Cats Meow on Litter Boxes

Darlene Arden, the Complete Cats Meow on Litter Boxes
From my national radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, listen HERE to my conversation with certified dog and cat behavior consultant Darlene Arden, author of the acclaimed book The Complete Cat’s Meow: Everything You Need to Know about Caring for Your Cat  talks about what happens – oh no – if a cat misses the litter... Read more »

Pet Behavior Myths

Pet Behavior Myths
I love this story at DVM 360, “!0 Life Threatening Behavior Myths,” by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Valerie Tynes. It’s a particularly well written read but an important one because animals really do lose their lives as a result of these myths. Behavior problems continue to be the leading cause of relinquishment and euthanasia of pets... Read more »
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One State May Pass New Rules on Veterinary Drugs

According to DVM 360, veterinarians in Pennsylvania may be required to provide pet owners better documentation about medication uses, dosages and contraindications if drugs are administered outside of the veterinary hospital. Senate Bill 768, introduced in March, would mandate that veterinarians provide clients with information sheets from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that explain... Read more »