Biden suffers hairline fractures to foot while playing with dog Major

Biden suffers hairline fractures to foot while playing with dog Major

Delaware Humane Association / FacebookOfficials initially believed the president-elect twisted his ankle, and his personal physician, Kevin O’Connor, said later that Biden had sprained his right foot and X-rays did not appear to show “obvious” bone fractures.

Your dog may love you, but doesn't love the sight of your face, study finds

Your dog may love you, but doesn't love the sight of your face, study finds

Both dogs and humans, however, do have a brain region that sparks when a member of the same species comes into view.“Faces are central to human visual communication … and human brains are also specialized for faces,” study co-author Attila Andics, an animal behavior researcher at Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, said in an email.

His dog was saved from a deadly cancer. He bought a $6M Super Bowl ad to thank the vet

His dog was saved from a deadly cancer. He bought a $6M Super Bowl ad to thank the vet

David MacNeil's 7-year-old golden retriever, Scout, collapsed in summer 2019, and a veterinarian told him the dog had cancer and one month to live, according to NBC Madison, Wisconsin affiliate WMTV.

Dog owner dies of devastating bacteria after being licked by pet

Dog owner dies of devastating bacteria after being licked by pet

The man had already contracted sepsis before seeking medical help (Picture: Mader N, et al/European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine)A pet owner died from a rare bacterial infection that rotted his skin after being licked by his dog.

Nine-year-old paints stunning animal portraits to buy resources for shelters

Nine-year-old paints stunning animal portraits to buy resources for shelters

Pavel Abramov, from the city of Arzamas in Russia, creates exquisite paintings of his pets and other cats and dogs and sells the works in exchange for resources for animal shelters.

A dignified end for beloved pets

A dignified end for beloved pets

It would be a tragedy if this poorly evidenced representation of the most important function we perform in companion animal medicine were to dissuade anyone from seeking the best, most compassionate end-of-life care and advice that veterinary professionals and their support staff can provide.

Antibiotics for Dogs: Not One-Size Fits All

Antibiotics for Dogs: Not One-Size Fits All

Because bacterial cells have different equipment than human cells that they use to replicate and repair themselves, bacteriostatic antibiotics specifically target the replicating equipment in bacteria and stop their growth, dead in their tracks. Antibiotics cure bacterial infections, but what happens when they stop working?

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Truffles, ghosts and now malaria: things dogs can sniff out

Man’s best friends have long been put to work, and a recent medical study has shown hounds can be trained to smell malaria in children. It means that we can tick off malaria from the list of things that dogs can identify with the 220m olfactory receptors in their noses.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

All of their careful work upfront will assist the veterinarian in evaluating your pet's history and assist you in following through on any special needs your pet may require.

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

10 Tips From the Pet Pros: How to Find the Right Vet After a Move

I called in the pros: the veterinarians at VetPronto and Dr. Anthony George, doctor of veterinary medicine and certified veterinary acupuncturist, to learn some simple tips to help find a qualified vet in your new hood.