Fake meds disable at least one dog, TCR has learned–and Amazon declines to say how many more….On September 25, Amazon emailed Janay Rittgers of El Paso, Texas with alarming news. The over-the-counter ear solution she had been buying from the e-commerce giant for at least the past six months to help treat her ten-year-old bull terrier Zoe’s now acutely infected ears was counterfeit.
7-year-old male German Shorthaired Pointer CJ, the 2016 Best in Show Westminster Kennel Club superstar, died last month. His untimely passing sent shockwaves through the dog world and beyond. The Canine Review spoke with the people closest to him, the judges in awe of him, and veterinarians who – with owner Valerie at the helm – made a herculean effort to save him.
Wisconsin vet says officials forced shut down after employee tested positive for Covid. Health Dept tells a different story.
In America’s heartland, a new and unlikely participant has joined the debates that have defined so much of the COVID-19 pandemic: Wisconsin veterinarian and practice owner Kristie Ponce of Wisconsin Rapids, where the local economy is being ravaged by the pandemic. Dr. Ponce and her practice started attracting media attention earlier in July when, according to Ponce, she and her staff were ordered by local health department authorities to quarantine at home after one employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Last week, high-end specialty and emergency veterinary hospital network BluePearl announced in a press release that, based on data from all ninety of its hospitals throughout the United States, there had been a 70% increase in canine parvovirus cases during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with the same period in the previous five years.
Pet food industry funds consultancy that funds ‘study’ asserting no link between diet and canine heart disease – – and no conflicts of interest
Buzz is building in veterinary circles over a study published in a prestigious academic journal. This week a group of veterinary academics published an article under the auspices of Oxford University Press’ Journal of Animal Science declaring no link between grain-free diet and canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).
The Canine Review spoke with five of the world’s most renowned 24-hour veterinary specialty hospitals about how they have navigated challenges posed by the pandemic and how they are moving forward as America heads into summer and reopens against a backdrop of economic recession, 100,000 plus virus-related deaths, historic unemployment, state and city budget deficits, violent police protests, and so much uncertainty.
Dear Fans, Sorry it’s been so long since my last blog post. I was holding out on a hope and prayer that America would re-open on Easter Sunday. I was so excited to update you with my return to Central Park and to the NYPD’s Most Wanted List of Off-Leash Dogs. No such luck: I […]
So far, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. has only offered its victims’ owners coupons for more dog food, and a few hundred dollars in reimbursements for veterinary bills. But, a slew of federal suits may soon change that. Sherri Anderson is one of hundreds of plaintiffs now suing Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. Ms. Anderson’s bichon-yorkie […]
Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) announced today that “a pet dog had repeatedly tested weak positive for COVID-19 virus which indicates a low-level of infection with the virus.” The statement went on to say that public health experts and veterinary medical academics “have been consulted, and unanimously agreed that these results suggest […]