Concerns Over Impact of COVID-19 on Pet Welfare

By Karen Pickwick Companion animal health and, consequently, welfare could suffer in the longer term due to the coronavirus crisis unless steps are taken, the UK’s National Office of for Animal Health warns. In its new report, ‘Covid-19 and Companion Animal Health & Welfare: Impact and Considerations for the UK’, NOAH looks at the impact…

The Shiba Inu

John K. Rosembert The Shiba Inu dog breed was originally bred to flush birds and small game and was occasionally used to hunt wild boar. It is the smallest of the six original and distinct spitz breeds of dog native to Japan. the Shiba Inu dog almost died out entirely in the Second World War…

Breed-related disease: Scottish Fold

John K. Rosembert The Scottish Fold is a medium-size cat with a rounded head and big round eyes, although he is known for his standout feature: ears that fold forward, giving him the appearance of a furry owl. His coat, which comes in many colors and patterns, can be short or long. The long-haired variety…

Petfood Forum 2020 goes virtual as Petfood Forum CONNECT

BY DEBBIE PHILLIPS-DONALDSON Petfood Forum CONNECT, an online event in September 2020, provides the latest pet food research and insights. Petfood Forum 2020 is transitioning to an online event for this year, called Petfood Forum CONNECT, scheduled to take place in September 2020. The move to a virtual experience is happening in consideration of the safety and…

Bioguard Announces Participation in 12th WESAVC

The Bioguard Corporation will be joining the 12 th East and West Small Animal Clinical Veterinary Conference on July 21- 23, 2020. The said conference is one of the biggest events for small animal veterinary, and is held yearly in China. With the number of participants increasing every year, 2019 participants reached 14,535 in total.…