Preparing for Disaster: Remember Your Pets

Preparing for Disaster: Remember Your Pets

Disasters, both natural and otherwise, strike at any time. It’s smart to have a preparedness plan in general, but if you have pets, there are additional things to consider. It’s important to make emergency plans for when you are at home, and to make plans for when you are not. Doing so might save the
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Boat Safety and Dogs: Keeping Your Pets Happy and Secure

Boat Safety and Dogs: Keeping Your Pets Happy and Secure

With summer beginning to enter its final phase, many people like to go boating. They may also want to bring along their four-legged friends. It’s perfectly fine to bring a dog along on a boat, but there are steps and precautions pet owners should take first. Check the local laws about animals on boats. There
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The Emerging Field of Veterinary Forensics

The Emerging Field of Veterinary Forensics

Veterinary students at Midwestern University in Glendale are taking a special course. They are teaching them techniques that are not a part of traditional veterinarian education. This includes crime scene investigation, evidence gathering, and court room procedural techniques. It teaches them the laws and trains them to work specifically within those laws as an extension
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Tick Season Troubles

Tick Season Troubles

Most of us love the warm weather during summer. Unfortunately, so do many pests. With the summer season well underway so too is tick season. Ticks are nasty little parasites that carry around many diseases that can make your dogs sick. Let’s discuss these diseases, along with ways to avoid ticks. Lyme disease is the
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