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Usually, when we come across the words “PTSD” and “dogs” in the same sentence, it’s in reference to therapy dogs trained to help humans with post-traumatic stress disorder. But we’ve learned over the last 10 years or so that canine companions can also suffer from PTSD. In fact, roughly 5% to 17% of dogs are…

Animal health professionals should encourage kindness amidst the pandemic to minimize unnecessary animal relinquishment. Veterinarians should continue to assure clients they will not contract COVID from their furry friends. This is according to a recent webinar presented by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) that reconfirmed the status of SARS-Cov-2 as a reverse zoonoses…

Casey Barton Behravesh, Contributor Director of CDC’s One Health Office National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases and veterinary epidemiologist I grew up in rural Texas surrounded by animals of all kinds: dogs, cat, rabbits, hamsters, goats, chickens, and even hermit crabs. My fondest childhood memories involve these pets – that’s a big part…

Due to Covid19, the All Animal Care Clinic is taking upmost precautions to keep our clients and staff safe. On March 16th, after looking at the news from Europe and feeling that we might be next, we instituted our new clinic protocol: ”Curbside Concierge Care”. The experience has been awesome! I’ve never been so proud…

What is coronavirus disease 2019? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Can I get COVID-19? Yes. COVID-19 is spreading from person to person in…