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Archive for July 2015

Macgyver-Inspired Pet First Aid

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Would you know what to do if your pet's paw got cut or leg strained on a long hike? We at ExpertVet have come up with a list of tips and tricks to unleash the Bear Grylls or Macgyver (depending on your generation) in you in the event of a first aid situation.

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PetCam – Life Through Pets Eyes

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Chris Keeney provides a unique visual perspective in his book, Pet Cam, by outfitting dogs, cats, cows, and guinea pigs with lightweight cameras set to snap occasional photos during their daily routines.

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Dead Salmon Toss – A Danger to Dogs

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A program in the Pacific Northwest attempts to feed and nourish insect larvae and small fish of the North Siam and little North Fork rivers, by tossing dead salmon back into the river. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife gathers carcasses of spring Chinook salmon from its fish collection sites and puts them back…

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How to Handle a Pet Seizure

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Dealing with a pet seizure can be frightening. Knowing the signs of common pet emergencies and what you can do to alleviate your pet’s pain is an important safety precaution to take. Signs of a Seizure Shaking (uncontrollably), tremors, strange facial movements, unable to stand, paddling (swimming action) with paws, loss of bowel or urinary…

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Stem Cell Research and Treatments in Animals

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Stem cell research is changing veterinary medicine. Unlike bone marrow transplants or cord-derived stem cells, a new method of obtaining and purifying cells from fat is gaining popularity. Adipose-derived procedures, as they are also known, have only been performed on humans in research trials at Universities. Treating animals this way, however, has become possible in local veterinary…

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