Category Archives: Veterinary Care

Dallas Zoo’s 3-month-old baby Sumatran tiger gears up for full-time public debut

As her keepers approached her habitat recently at the Dallas Zoo, 3-month-old Sumini woke up from her nap, ready to show off to her visitors. The baby Sumatran tiger ran to greet them, jumping into piles of leaves and somersaults in the hay to make sure she was the center of attention. Her legs – […]

Spain vets volunteer to an island in the Galapagos archipelago | Local News

Hundreds of dogs and cats have made their home on San Cristobal Island, alongside the iconic blue-footed boobies and sea lions of the Galapagos Archipelago. But until Dr Tom Parker arrived in early November, there was no year-round veterinary clinic for pet owners in the community, which is nearly 800 miles from the capital of […]

BC vets prepare for aftermath of flooding – News

BC_flooded_farm The Canadian Press photo by Darryl Dyck A farm in Abbotsford, British Columbia is surrounded by floodwater in this photo taken on November 17. As the floodwaters that have engulfed parts of British Columbia, Canada this week begin to recede, the province is compiling a roster of area vets with experience in food animals, […]

Where is Jeff Lowe’s wife today? Tiger King Update

Netflix’s 2020 offering, “Tiger King,” was a glimpse into the shady world of the exotic cat trade and roadside zoos. The docuseries have asked the creators to follow a motley team running an exotic zoo, highlighting personal feuds and pay-for-murder plots. Now the show is back for a five-part second season and, surprisingly, with more […]

dvm360® Announces Winners of Inaugural Veterinary Heroes ™ Program

dvm360® rewards 8 veterinary professionals nominated by their peers for excellence in their field. dvm360® is delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Veterinary Heroes ™ Recognition Program. Inductees will be honored on December 1, 2021, in conjunction with the Fetch dvm360® conference, in San Diego, California. This Veterinary Heroes ™ program, sponsored by […]

Easyvet Walk-In Veterinary Franchise Secures $ 7 Million Series A Funding

Press release: easyvet Easyvet (easyvet), a growing US-based veterinary walk-in clinic group, recently announced the completion of a $ 7 million Series A funding round led by Relevance Ventures. Founded in 2013, as the nation’s first walk-in veterinary franchise, easyvet is dedicated to making pet care more convenient and affordable for pet parents and having […]

Santa Barbara Humane gets a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator | Good for Santa Barbara

Posted on November 9, 2021 | 5:40 p.m. Santa Barbara Humane’s solid financial health and ongoing accountability and transparency have earned it a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s Encompass rating system. This score designates Santa Barbara Humane as an official Give with Confidence charity, indicating that the organization is using its donations effectively based on […]

Marin’s busy vets exhausted as pandemic spreads

These days, Dr Shay Redfield has said the pattern is the same. His practice, West Marin Pet Hospital in Fairfax, is “booked solid, weeks later,” said the vet, who said it had been “10 to 12 hours a day, five days a week” since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Redfield and other Marin vets […]

There are no ordinary SPCA volunteers | New

Volunteers are essential to the continued success of the SPCA in Cattaraugus County. With the ever-changing parade of animals entering the shelter, many of whom are lost, sick or abandoned, there simply aren’t enough staff to do all that is needed. The staff take care of maintaining the shelter, feeding the animals, welcoming visitors and […]