Case of Chiari-like malformation requiring surgical management

A six-year-old, female, neutered cavalier King Charles spaniel was referred to Rutland House referrals for investigation and treatment of suspected osteoarthritis. The owner reported that the dog was struggling with climbing stairs and had recently developed sleep disruption. Within the past three months, the dog had started to experience a mild tremor affecting both rear … Read more

Amazon Driver Delivers Cat To Safety After She Was Tossed From Car Window

Amazon delivery drivers do more than make customers happy by delivering their packages. They’re also heroes to cats in need! And thanks to a kind-hearted Amazon delivery driver, a young black cat can count herself lucky after being tossed from a moving car window onto a busy roadway. At the intersection of Franklin Avenue and … Read more

Charges Against Woman Who Dragged Dog Behind Electric Scooter Dropped

The case of a dog cruelly dragged behind an electric scooter poses an interesting question: Can we forgive someone who abuses an animal based on mental health? Initially, Elaine Rosa faced felony charges for animal cruelty after dragging a dog behind a Bird scooter through Bakersfield, California in 2019. The dog, Zebra, suffered bloody paws … Read more

Numerous Types of STDs are Gradually Increasing in the US Today

According to an authoritative document released Tuesday, new incidents of numerous kinds of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have increased in the United States throughout the COVID-19 global epidemic, as the recurrence of viewings reduced. Different Types of STDs Spike Again in the US In an interview with ScienceAlert, Jonathan Mermin, a physician and chief officer … Read more

Big issues up for debate at BVA Live

Interactive pop-up discussions and debate sessions on the profession’s key talking points will debut at BVA Live in June. Flexible working, sustainability, canine fertility clinics and feline welfare will be among the topics likely covered in the two-day event at the NEC Birmingham on 23 to 24 June 2022. Open to all members of the … Read more

New Zealand Conservation Groups Pushing To Label Cats As Pests

More commonly known as New Zealand, Aotearoa is home to more than 1.4 million cats. That means forty percent of families there have at least one feline. The Guardian reports the country boasts one of the highest cat ownership rates in the world. As for the feral cat population, they number in the millions. And … Read more

Dog With Infected Leg And Crooked Jaw Can’t Stop Kissing Her Rescuers

Several years ago, a small white dog named Delilah was abused and neglected to the point where she could’ve died. But luckily, Mr. Mo Project stepped up and provided her with a safe environment where she could heal. Mariesa and Chris Hughes created the Mr. Mo Project to save senior dogs after their beloved rescue … Read more

Popular Fish will Become Less Common and Harder to Catch Due to Ocean Warming and Rising Sea Temperatures

Your favorite cod and chips could soon be off the menu as the warming waters kill off these popular fish species. According to a new study, warming waters will affect fish population and cause a huge species reshuffle. Due to rising sea temperatures, scientists predict fewer popular fish species will be available over the next … Read more

Pet owners turning to ‘black market’ drugs

Cash-strapped pet owners are increasingly turning to the black market to illegally source veterinary treatments. The VMD has confirmed it has seen an increase in “illegal sourcing of veterinary medicines”, while vets have spoken out about clients rejecting their recommended treatments because they can source similar options online. The BVA is concerned by reports owners … Read more

Foster Care Has Son Of Coors Field Cat Ready To Steal A Forever Home Base

In April 2021, a fluffy gray cat streaked across Denver’s Coors Field the night the Colorado Rockies met the Los Angeles Dodgers in an MLB matchup. And while this fluffy streaker captured attention and commanded headlines, behind the scenes, a kitten was finding his way into the world somewhere in the depths of the ballpark. … Read more