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Animal Health Articles

 

Ebola Virus Outbreaks and Veterinary Considerations

What is Ebola virus disease?Ebola virus disease (EVD) is also known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever. EVD is a severe contagious disease affecting humans, non-human ...

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The squeeze: What happens when owners can’t pay for veterinary care?

A recent tragedy put me in mind of this short phrase: Veterinarians are caring, trained professionals. All three words at the end of that sentence are important ...

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Surgical Treatment for Feline Hyperthyroidism

The goal of thyroidectomy is to remove the abnormal thyroid tissue and leave the normal adjacent tissue alone. This sounds straightforward, however, considering ...

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Fleas and Ticks: How one Hot Scientist and her Pocket Protector Help your Pets

Grossness and plague-carrying aside, you can’t question their success and hardiness. Fleas are hard to kill with conventional means. I have tried to squoosh co ...

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