Year in review: The top 10 veterinary news stories of 2016
Peruse DVM360’s most highly clicked-on headlines from this year-and draw your own conclusions about how the profession fared this year.
Dog Has the Most Incredible “Buddy the Elf” Moment When Her Family Takes Her to Meet Santa
By: Fred, Life with Dogs
Cute little Kya loves her little Santa toy she was given last Christmas. Her family took her to see Santa and get a photo with him this year. Her chainlike reaction is super cute.
Dogs have episodic memories, like people
By: American Animal Hospital Association
A new study claims that canines can remember events that have happened to them in the past. They have “episodic memories” just like humans do.
Why dogs tilt their heads and 10 more canine facts
By: Debra Kelly
In Praise of “Crazy Cat People”
By: Jane A. Kelley
Cat lovers are not so crazy at all. They love felines and would do anything for them. So, let’s give crazy cat lovers and hand.
Cat tongues are even ‘handier’ than you imagined
By: American Institute of Physics
There are small “spines” on a cat’s tongue that are sharp. They help cats to clean themselves. Take a look at what they look like and what they are used for.
Cat yoga: The mewest exercise trend
By: Jen Christensen, CNN
A yoga instructor has opened a new class in a cat shelter in Marietta, Atlanta. She says that “Cat yoga is good for your soul”.
By: Nancy S. Loving, DVM
A few extra precautions to take to make your horse ready for this winter weather.
Don’t deck the stalls with these holiday hazards
By: Lynn Hovda, RPH, DVM, MS, DACVIM Pet Poison Helpline
Be careful to choose your holiday décor around horses. Some of it may be deadly and these are the things you need to be aware of.
Holiday Gifts Your Horse Will Love
By: Robin Foster
Gifts that only your horse will love include an enrichment toy or an activity. We will explain what enrichment is and the effectiveness it will have on your horse this holiday season.
Unusual pets that are legal to own
Here are pictures of 18 unusual pets that are legal to own.
It may be easier to buy exotic animals
By:WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Find out how easy it is to buy an exotic animal.
Open Letters to Recent Grads and Rising Vet Clinicians
By: Patty Khuly, VMD, MBA
“No matter what they tell you before or after you leave school, your value as a veterinarian is not equivalent to the sum total of clinical skills you bring to the table.”
ALONE IN A CROWD – THE NEED FOR AN ALLIANCE
By: Thomas E. Catanzaro, DVM, MHA, LFACHE
In this first of two articles on radiographic positioning, we provide an overview of the principles and guidelines of radiation safety in the workplace as well as the techniques used to obtain good-quality orthopedic radiographs of the skull, shoulders, and elbows with great efficiency and care for the patient.
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