When the weather is good, it is a fun time to take the pets outdoors, but part of that adventure always involves some risk like insect bites and ticks. Take the time now to know what to do in a pet emergency before it happens. Read more about Insect Bites & Tick Removal
In the beautiful and bright days of summer, it is a fun time to be outside with your pet unless your pet is experiencing a heat emergency or dehydration. Here is what you need to know to prevent an emergency when out in the heat. Read more about Heat Emergencies & Dehydration in Pets
Dealing with a pet emergency can be frightening. Knowing the signs of common pet emergencies such as fractures and what you can do to alleviate your pet’s pain is an important safety precaution to take.
Of course, whenever your pet is showing serious signs of a health issue your first step is to contact your primary care veterinarian or an emergency veterinary hospital. If it is indicated that your pet may suffer from a serious condition, a veterinary specialist or emergency clinician is available at an ExpertVet certified hospital.
Often, there are times when we wonder how and why a day or an entire week has become nationally dedicated to a single person, a historical event or even to a dog’s bite. We decided to do a little digging as to why May 17th – 23rd (the third week of May) of this year is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Read more about Dog Bite Prevention Week: Why Does It Matter?
Air travel with pets is not without risk. Each month, the U.S. Department of Transportation issues a consumer report on air travel. This report includes sections on lost baggage, overbooking, customer complaints and airline reports of incidents involving the loss, death or injury of pets during transport. Last year, airlines reported a total number of 17 deaths, 26 injuries and 2 lost pets during air transport. Read more about Air Travel With Pets
Canine distemper is an incurable disease that has been rarely seen in the past decade with the advent of routine vaccination of puppies and dogs. The disease is highly contagious and often fatal. It can present with reddened watery eyes, increased body temperature, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, seizures, neurologic disorders and hysteria. Read more about Is Canine Distemper on the Rise?
Ever wonder whether your cat should be outside? And if they should be outside, when, for how long, and where is best? An award winning author and certified cat behaviorist, Marilyn Krieger, weighs in on the topic and in fact, she recommends not letting your cat or kitty out day or night unless you have a safe enclosure. Read more about Inside or Outside: Which is better for my cat?
Former NYU student, Joe Landolina, has made a tremendous discovery. Until now, there has been no product available that can almost instantly stop internal and external bleeding in an animal or human. Joe’s product, Veti-Gel, was initially invented as an NYU business school project. It has since snowballed into a ten-person company called Suneris which is bringing this invention to the medical world, starting with veterinarians. Read more about Gel to Stop Bleeding