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Kitty with motion sickness

We have 2 cats who will be going south with us in our class C the end of December. We have only taken them with us twice and both times one of them gets sick and throws up. He is scared the whole time we are moving. They travel in a very large cra...

Nell’s Annual Geriatric Exam

The vet called this morning with Nell’s test results: urinalysis, stool test, and blood work. All of her blood work is within normal limits including electrolytes; no issues with liver or kidney function and her Addisons is well controlled. She doe...

BCSnob by Explorer
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USDA Announcement

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2022 -- The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making $30 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding available to address SARS-CoV-2 in animals and advance the N...

dturm by Moderator
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Looking for dog breed the travels well while Rving

Been awhile since I have been on this board.DW wants a Dog, looking for ideas. Some background info: DW loves dogs, for me I can take them or leave them. In the past because of this we have settled for the smaller breeds.Our last dog was a sheltie, ...

Pet Food Recall

yahoo news link - pet food recallThere is incomplete information at this time, but thought it good to post this as soon as possible.

New study on genetic origins of dogs

When you’re bored with other things during this COVID isolation here is a recently published genetic study of dogs and man looking at how both spread throughout the world together (sometimes not together).Origins and genetic legacy of prehistoric dog...

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Been a long time

I haven't posted in a very long time. On Oct 28 2021 my life changed forever. I had a hemorrhage stroke. I spent 6 months in assisted living center learning to function. My neighbors took care of my Collies and a good friend would bring me home on w...

Pet Insurance

Greetings,Looking for a good, reliable and reasonably priced pet (Dog) insurance policy company. There so many to choose from. Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks in advance.Dave W.

DaWhee by Explorer
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Animal care in times of Coronavirus

We've gotten a lot of information from national organizations (AAHA, AVMA), state organization (IVMA) and local health dept. There are webinars going on daily. What your vet does probably depends on local severity and state regulations but we've be...

dturm by Moderator
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Natural disasters and pets

With the floods in the south and west and fires multiple places, I wonder what natural disasters you may have gone through with your pets.What brought this on was a story on the anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. I actually treated a dog that was affe...

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SARS-CoV-2 Infections in US Dogs and Cats

Clinical and epidemiologic features of SARS-CoV-2 in dogs and cats compiled through national surveillance in the United StatesResearch Square Preprint posted 24 Aug, 2022AbstractObjectiveTo characterize clinical and epidemiologic features of SARS-CoV...

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Cats in a TT

Wondering if anyone has taken their cats in a trailer? It would seem that they would certainly need to be in a carrier, tied down so that it doesn't slide around. What about temperature? My trailer gets pretty warm in the summer, but not life thre...

Parvo-like illness in N Michigan

Weirdly, this seems contained (at the moment) to Otsego County in north/central Michigan - but several dogs have died from Parvo-like symptoms, yet tested negative for Parvo. I mention this mainly because that area is a popular tourist and camping d...