Stories tagged: veterinary
Sun., May 28, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
4 months, 3 cancer cases, 2 animal deaths at Zoo Boise
Creatures at Zoo Boise get yearly wellness checks and, like humans, cancer is a particular scourge.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
New synthetic dog cadavers could replace shelter animals in vet schools
Alberta is a canine made entirely of synthetic material, created to provide veterinary students with anatomically correct bodies for surgical practice. The product is designed to replace the euthanized shelter …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
Ban on declawing cats considered in New York
New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under a legislative proposal that has divided veterinarians.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
Alternatives to pets’ post-surgery ‘cone of shame’ being developed
Call it the cone of shame. Radar dish. Elizabethan collar. Whatever its name, pets seem to hate the stiff, lampshade-like piece of plastic that vets often put around their necks …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2012, 12:20 p.m.
Two major transitional moments stand out when I think of my 17-year old dog Sammy, or Pup, which is what all who knew him well called him.
Sat., Sept. 27, 2008
Surgeries strain shelters’ resources
When a young border collie mix arrived at Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service this week, he needed much more than a home. A deep, oozing wound all the way …