Posts tagged "ringworm"

How To Make Ringworm Go Away, Fact from Fiction

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Ringworm is a common problem in families, many animal species are susceptible…including people and cats, as well as dogs and lots of other critters. Once ringworm is in the environment, it can spread form one species to another. The Winn Feline Foundation┬árecently funded a study to help veterinary dermatologist Dr. Karen Moriello discover how to... Read more »

Winn Feline Foundation Symposium & Board Meeting

Our Betty White, Dr. Vicki Thayer, president Winn Feline Foundation calls the meeting to order, at her left Fred Jacobberger  and new Treasurer Vickie Fisher
Winn Feline Foundation is the only organization on the planet that solely supports cat health studies. Money raised since 1968 have helped investigators to learn about infectious diseases, diabetes, heart disease, some types of cancers and much more in cats – even what essential amino acids domestic cats require in their diets. These images are... Read more »

Ringworm on AVMA Podcast

Ringworm on AVMA Podcast
Ringworms is confusing – after all, it’s not worms it’s a fungus . But who wants a fungal disease? Ringworm like people and our pets, and sometimes to go back and forth between us as discussed in this AVMA ringworm podcast by┬áDr. Sandy Merchant, a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology and professor... Read more »

What Does A Shelter Do? Euthanizing All Animals Was An Option

The Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals stopped their plan to euthanize over 300 animals, mostly cats, as a result of a ringworm outbreak. When word got out locally in the media – some animal lovers protested by picketing, and a few animals were even stolen from the shelter – assumed to... Read more »