Veterinarians at the South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale are providing life-saving care to hundreds of injured and displaced animals in Hurricane Irma's wake, from bottle feeding baby squirrels to treating broken wings.
Another crisis for the profession is wellness. Recent studies show that veterinarians have high rates of psychological distress
If the initiative passes, this is a big deal, not only because Montana has a lot of public lands--one third of the state or 50,000 square miles--and a long trapping tradition, but it will punctuate the growing shift to keeping state public lands safer for everybody.
When professional athletes get injured during a game they are examined immediately. The clock stops and the fans wait with baited breath until the athlete either gets up and rejoins the game or is escorted off the field.
For one cat named Duchess, living with a crooked jaw doesn't stop her from being the queen of her kingdom.
My little girl had surgery a couple of Tuesdays ago. Pretty major surgery, too. Over the past year or so, she'd developed a large lump near the base of her spine. Doctors did a biopsy and determined that it was cancerous, so the other week, they performed an operation to remove the tumor.
These little joeys are tough as nails.
Whether or not you believe in unicorns, you can't deny the existence of one very common mythical creature living amongst humans today. This creature can often be found snoozing on couches, fetching balls in the backyard, or haphazardly bruising shins with a wildly wagging tail. This creature is known as the "pit bull."
As New Horizons makes its final approach, it does so due to the corrective measures its advocates used to help it reach its target. Similarly, the insights, inspiration, and new information collected at the Best Friends National Conference will help advocates reach our target.
As a nation, we take animal cruelty seriously. It disturbs us--we condemn it and our laws forbid it. But the laws must also be enforced. In our efforts to create a safe and peaceful society, allowing animal cruelty to go unprosecuted is detrimental.
As someone who has always shared her home with pets, I have come to develop a special relationship with the family veterinarian. She performed the first check up on Monty when we brought him home as a tiny puppy.
"Landis is amazing, very sweet and loving," O'Sullivan said. "He has won the hearts of everyone who has met him and many