Monthly Archives: March 2016

Annual survey finds swelling numbers of overweight pets

By staff Results highlight the increasing weight of increasing weight as well as a lack of standard definition in the veterinary industry. About 58 percent of cats and 54 percent of dogs are overweight in the United States, according to a release from the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). APOP conducts an annual […]

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Heartworm prevention: The reminder quagmire

By Tom Nelson, DVM Forgetting that monthly preventive—it’s so easy to do, even for veterinarians and their own pets (you know you’ve forgotten a time or two!). Here’s why and how to not let clients skip a dose again. While the American Heartworm Society (AHS) recommends that pets be protected from heartworms year-round, spring is […]

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