2016 Top AHA Hero Dog Nominees Announced
By Adrea Life with Dogs


The names of eight incredible dogs have been announced as the finalists in the 2016 announced in the American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards®.Read More

What If Humans Had to Wear a Cone of Shame?

By Fred, Life With Dogs  


According to BarkPost.com, the following video’s is what it would be like if humans acted like dogs. Read More

Dierks Bentley’s “Designated Dog” Jake Dies After 15 years Right by His Side

By Marin Austin, NBC Los Angeles

Anal Sac Glands – Talk About a Pain in the Butt!!

By Diagnostic Imaging Systems  


Don’t believe everything you read–scooting a butt across your nice white carpet isn’t always a sign of worms in your dog or cat.  It just might be your pet’s anal glands. Read More

Bioethical Organizational Behavior – a Leadership Mandate
Thomas E. Catanzaro, DVM, MHA, LFACHE


Bioethics is the study of typically controversial ethics brought about by advances in healthcare, biology, and medicine. It is also moral discernment as it relates to medical policy, practice, and research.  Read More

Abandoned, Beaten, Paralyzed, With Kittens:  Princess Survies
By Phillip Mlnar 


An Australian calico may have to use a wheelchair, she has avoided euthanasia thanks to a rescue worker. Read More

By Serena Dorman


Mugshots of what cats would look like if they were sent to jail. Are they guilty or innocent?

Check Out New Cats Musical Choreography
By Adrea 


Watch this cat dancing.

The Incredible Equine Neck
By Christa Leste-Lasserre, MA


Trauma and disease may still be present even though horses’ necks have heavy muscle structures. Read More

Horse riding:  Not where the boys are, but why?
By Jochen Schleese



Why more girls ride horses than guys.

Woman Killed in horse-riding accident identified
By WOWT 6 News


Identification of women who died in a horse-riding accident. Read More

High cost, low danger for Tri-City rattlesnake bites (with video)
By Sean Bassinger, Tri-City Herald News


What to do if you or your dog gets bit by a snake. Read More

Ecological context of mosquito-borne infectious disease
By Ecological Society of America 


Research infectious disease experts have discovered about the Zika virus in mosquitos. Read More

Reward offered after moose calf killed in Idaho
By the Humane Society of Widlife Land Trust

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is offering an award leading to the arrest of someone who shot and killed a moose calf.Read More

Upcoming Conferences
SDVMA: Aug. 17 – 20                                                 WWVC: Oct. 12 – 16
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SWVS: Sept. 29 – Oct. 2
Diagnostic Imaging Systems, Inc.
2325 E. Saint Charles St.
Rapid City, SD 57703