pet law regulation in the UAE

New pet law regulation in the UAE

New pet law regulation in the UAE has been introduced by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment yesterday. These new regulations will outline the responsibilities of an animal owner and all the technical standards for animal housing facilities. Failure to follow these regulations will be punishable by fine or jail time. One of the legal amendments for pet ownership states …

Migrating foreign body

Migrating foreign body – Video by Dr. Gerardo Poli

In the video below, Dr. Gerardo Poli will show how to use ultrasound to locate a migrating foreign body. HELPFUL TIP!! Did you know that comparing the glucose and the lactic acid levels in the free abdominal fluid, with the peripheral blood, can be helpful in determining if bacteria is present and that exploratory surgery is required. Bacteria consumes glucose …

becoming a vet tech

Becoming A Veterinary Technician – By Nicole LaForest

By: Nicole LaForest-Mayo BSc., LVT, RVT, CCFT Becoming a veterinary technician was one of the hardest things I have ever done, and many who have gone through the process would agree. For me, I entered college to become a veterinary technician at a pivotal time in our industry. I attended a distance-learning, at your own pace, program which was viewed …

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About Dr. Evan Antin

About Dr. Evan Antin

Do you know Dr. Evan Antin? Want to learn more about Dr. Evan Antin? “My name is Evan Antin and I’m a small animal, exotics, and wildlife vet. I practice at Conejo Valley Veterinary Hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, near Los Angeles. I’m 32 years old and I’m originally from Kansas. I’m passionate about weightlifting/fitness and traveling. I’ve been to …

Can we reduce rabies in rural China?

A recent study, conducted by Huaiyu Tian of Beijing Normal University, Hailin Zhang of the Yunnan Provincial Key Laboratory for Zoonosis Control and Prevention, Simon Dellicour of KU Leuven, and colleagues, published in the journal “Plos Pathogens” talks about rabies in rural China and the role domestic dogs play in it. Despite the government’s effort to control the transmission of …

Keeping Your Pet Safe for Christmas and Having a Pet-Friendly Holiday

Keeping your pet safe for Christmas and having a pet-friendly holiday at the same time can sometimes be a difficult task. Christmas is that time of the year we anticipate so impatiently. It is the time of happiness, joy, family, love, presents and hopefully snow. Let’s be honest that all of us start acting a bit crazy while the festive …

A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving….and Costing! - by Trusten Moore

A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving….and Costing! – by Trusten Moore

A Christmas Gift That Keeps on Giving….and Costing! It’s the time of the year when parents, boyfriends, and girlfriends surprise their loved ones with the best Christmas present ever… an adorable puppy! Who could resist a cute fluffy face sitting under the tree, the smell of puppy breath, and that bright pink tongue sticking out on Christmas morning?! I’ve seen …

Noise aversion tablets for dogs

Noise aversion tablets for dogs

The FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has recently approved a new drug, noise aversion tablets for dogs suffering from noise aversion. We are talking about a tablet that will help these dogs reduce anxiety during noisy events such as fireworks, thunderstorms etc. The noise aversion tablets are made by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedic and are named Pexion (Imepitoin). They’re supposed to …

World Wildlife Conservation Day

World Wildlife Conservation Day – 04.12

World Wildlife Conservation Day was initiated back in 2012 when Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State put out a call to action. Wildlife Conservation Day exists to raise awareness among the general public about the real threats to wildlife and December 4th was chosen as the official date. Moreover, the White House came out with a strategy to combat wildlife …