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Job Fair Tomorrow (Wednesday 7th)

September 6, 2016 / Comments Off on Job Fair Tomorrow (Wednesday 7th)

A reminder that we have a booth at the IVECCS job fair. Wednesday, September 7, 2016 4:00-7:00 p.m. http://2016.iveccs.org/twocol.aspx?page=Job%20Fair   BOOTH CLINIC LOCATION WEBSITE 1 Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center Las Vegas, NV www.vecc24.com 2 Guardian Vet Centre Alberta, Canada www.guardianvetcentre.com 3 University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center Columbia, MO www.vhc.missouri.edu/small-animal-hospital/emergency-and-critical-care/ 4 Garden State Veterinary…

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Happy Labor Day

September 5, 2016 / Comments Off on Happy Labor Day

From WikiPedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Labor_Day Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country. It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend and it is considered the unofficial end of summer. The holiday is…

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How an Abandoned Dog Discarded In A Garbage Bag Was Miraculously Saved

September 4, 2016 / Comments Off on How an Abandoned Dog Discarded In A Garbage Bag Was Miraculously Saved

Malissa Sergent Lewis was driving through her hometown of Harlan, KY when she noticed a black garbage bag moving along the side of the road. Curious, Lewis went to inspect the bag only to find an abandoned puppy inside of it. Though the puppy had a collar, it didn’t have a tag.   http://www.popsugar.com/tech/Video-Abandoned-Dog-Found-Garbage-Bag-42304415  

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Obesity and your Pet

September 4, 2016 / Comments Off on Obesity and your Pet

This AVMA video explores the topic of obesity in pets.

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Photographer Gives Shelter Dogs a Makeover to Help Them Find Homes

September 3, 2016 / Comments Off on Photographer Gives Shelter Dogs a Makeover to Help Them Find Homes

These homeless hounds are getting some glamour shots. For her Shelter Pets Project, photographer Tammy Swarek is dressing up the rescue dogs at her local animal shelter, the Union County Animal Protection Society in El Dorado, Arkansas, to help them find homes. read more https://www.yahoo.com/gma/photographer-gives-shelter-dogs-makeover-help-them-homes-210304204–abc-news-pets.html

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Study suggests gogs know what you’re saying.

September 2, 2016 / Comments Off on Study suggests gogs know what you’re saying.

Researchers in Hungary scanned the brains of dogs as they were listening to their trainer speaking to determine which parts of the brain they were using. They found that dogs processed words with the left hemisphere, while intonation was processed with the right hemisphere — just like humans. full story: https://www.yahoo.com/news/dogs-same-parts-brain-humans-process-language-084049575.html

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Woman Arrested for Posting Her Dog Abuse on Facebook

September 1, 2016 / Comments Off on Woman Arrested for Posting Her Dog Abuse on Facebook

The Shiloh Police Department was bombarded with messages from concerned Facebookers who came across the photo Boothby posted of her dog that was accompanied with the caption, “When you chew up mommy’s shoelaces…” full story: http://www.lifewithdogs.tv/2016/08/another-imbecile-gets-herself-arrested-for-posting-her-dog-abuse-on-facebook/

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Hybrid Cats are NOT Like Domestic Cats

August 30, 2016 / Comments Off on Hybrid Cats are NOT Like Domestic Cats

So You Think You Want a Bengal Cat Like Thor? Think Again! Having rescued 57 hybrid cats and referring so many more to other sanctuaries, The Wildcat Sanctuary knows a lot about cats like Thor. And it’s not at all what the breeders promise. full story http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/so-you-think-you-want-a-bengal-cat-like-thor/  

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Spaying and Neutering: The Responsible Thing to Do

August 30, 2016 / Comments Off on Spaying and Neutering: The Responsible Thing to Do

In this AVMA video we explore the importance of having your pet spayed or neutered, Dr. Tony Kremer gives you the facts on why having your pet surgically sterilized is the responsible thing to do in this AVMA video.

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Disaster Prep and Your Pets

August 29, 2016 / Comments Off on Disaster Prep and Your Pets

Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, fires, blizzards, terrorism … no matter where one lives, no one is immune from a potential natural or man-made disaster disrupting our lives. Most of us have probably given very little thought to what we might do if displaced by a disaster, and even less to what we would do with our…

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