Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Veterinary Emergency Funding Mission is preparing to hold a National SpokesPET Contest

The Veterinary Emergency Funding Mission (VEFM.org) is preparing to hold a National SpokesPET Contest. Since I am VEFM's official mascot, I am obviously very excited about this. Please go to VEFM's blog to participate in the discussion. They are looking for lots of ideas on how to run this important competition.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Could it be that fleas are getting resistant to our products? Read the article and decide for yourself.

Resistance to a Flea Product?

A mixed-breed dog and 2 domestic shorthair cats were presented for severe flea infestation.

History. The owner reported that fleas were first seen 4 weeks ago on all 3 pets. He purchased several flea products from hardware stores, pet supply stores, and a local veterinarian but concluded the fleas were resistant to the products because none seemed to be effective. The owner reported that the dog sleeps indoors and is restricted to a fenced-in backyard while outdoors; the cats are kept indoors exclusively.....

[The full article can be found at this link:

Monday, February 8, 2010

Check out this article on the wonders of a dog's nose

... "Dogs live in a world of smell, not sight, writes Alexandra Horowitz, a professor of animal behavior, in her new book "Inside a Dog's Mind: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know."...
=> For the complete article, follow this link: http://www.adn.com/opinion/story/1127842.html

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