False rumors of new strains of *canine* distemper virus

From the American Veterinary Medical Association: It was recently brought to our attention that there are rumors circulating online about the existence of two new strains of canine distemper virus. These rumors are untrue. After consulting with two experts, Dr. Ed Dubovi (from Cornell) and Dr. Ron Schultz (from the University of Wisconsin), we provide the following information: There is no data to back up claims that the disease is on the rise on a national level, but there have been many outbreaks of distemper covered in the news media. ...

2017-03-23T14:48:53-07:00February 9th, 2012|

Homemade Diets for Cats and Dogs

REVISED 6/1/23 Balanced homemade diets are the best for our cats and dogs. By making your pet’s food at home, you control the quality of the ingredients, and commercial food additives such as colorings and preservatives can be avoided. Once you get the hang of it, homemade food is both time and cost-efficient. It’s definitely worth the effort! Before you put your companion animal on a home-prepared diet, please discuss your decision with your veterinarian, or a holistic veterinarian  who understands nutrition and is comfortable with home-made diets. For a ...

2023-06-06T20:28:59-07:00November 18th, 2010|
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