COVID-19 and Pets: Separating Fact from Fiction

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Recent news reports about dogs and cats testing positive for the coronavirus may have you wondering if you’re at risk of catching COVID-19 from your pet. Let us set the record straight—and set your mind at ease. First, it’s believed that most domestic pets have caught the virus from their owners or other humans they…

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Breathe Easy Molly! A Case Study of a 10-year-old Boston Terrier with Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS)

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Written By: Jacqueline Nobles, DVM, DACVECC A common reason pets visit the ER is difficulty breathing. This can be a symptom of several different diseases including brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS). BOAS is a condition caused by anatomic anomalies, predominantly in short-nosed or brachycephalic (flat and wide-shaped skull) breeds of both dogs and cats. The…

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Blessing of the Animals

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The Blessing of the Animals is a beautiful annual ceremony celebrating the human-animal bond, originating from a Roman Catholic tradition as part of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and the environment. St. Francis is one of the most beloved Catholic saints. He was admired for his deep…

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