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Animal Doc in Demand for Serious, Weird Surgeries
Animals  (tags: vets, surgery, animals, pets, cats, dogs, animal welfare )

- 3382 days ago -
Michael Pavletic has taken out a butcher's knife from a dog's stomach. He's removed tumors from tiny mice. And he's performed plastic surgery on injured hawks.
Paramedics Speak About Tiger Bite
Animals  (tags: tigers, zoos, vets, biten, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3385 days ago -
It was a scary scene at the Henry Doorly Zoo Wednesday morning, after a routine procedure on one of the tigers quickly turned wild for veterinarians.
Hendra Virus Fears Cause Vets to Turn Backs on Bats
Animals  (tags: australia, wildanimals, wildlife, bats, hendra virus, vets )

- 3543 days ago -
WILDLIFE carers fear veterinarians have turned their backs on injured flying foxes for fear of contracting the deadly Hendra virus or lyssavirus. Of 50 vets who volunteered to help with wildlife after an RSPCA appeal, just 15 agreed to treat the much m
Government Vets Gagged on Badger Cull
Animals  (tags: badgers, gag order, vets, animals, AnimalWelfare, cull, killed, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3637 days ago -
In what has been described as evidence of Government 'paranoia' over the issue, vets working for Animal Health have been warned they must 'not express any disagreement' with Defra policy on badger culling 'at any time'.
Dogs and Pups Operated on, Then Killed
Animals  (tags: dogs, students, vets, operations, killed, animals, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, protection, pets, environment, death )

- 3691 days ago -
MELBOURNE University is using healthy dogs - some of them pregnant - for student vet operations, then killing the animals. The dogs are anaesthetised before students carry out surgical procedures, then put down before they are likely to regain
It's a Great Life If You're a British Dog
Animals  (tags: vets, cutting-edge procedures, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, pets )

- 3733 days ago -
FORGET worming pills and a flea collar - a trip to the vet in Britain these days could be about heart surgery, joint replacement, chemotherapy or a host of other cutting-edge procedures.Britain is one of the few countries in Europe to offer many of these
Vets Issue Animal Vaccine Warning - UK
Animals  (tags: uk, world, dogs, cats, pharmaceutical industry, vaccines, vets, money )

- 3807 days ago -
Veterinary surgeons are warning that cat and dog owners are spending tens of millions of pounds on unnecessary and sometimes dangerous vaccines. More than 30 vets have signed an open letter warning many vaccines for pets given in yearly doses last much
Vets Try to Save Life of Puppy With Six Paws in Hong Kong
Animals  (tags: abandoned puppies rescued, six paws, vets, animal advocates, hong kong dog rescue )

- 3828 days ago -
Veterinarians and an animal welfare group in Hong Kong were trying Monday to save the life of a sickly abandoned puppy born with six paws. The 5-week-old tiger-striped mongrel, nicknamed Octopus, was part of a litter of six puppies abandoned
Vets Call for Canine Blood Banks as Pet Operations Grow More Complex
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, pets, blood banks, vets )

- 3850 days ago -
"Blood-banking has the potential to benefit the biggest number of patients if we can get it formalised. But it depends on the owners of large dogs coming forward. If a dog gets hit by a car and needs a blood transfusion there is a problem.
Man Couldn't Turn Back on Man's Best Friend
Animals  (tags: saved dog, home, faith in humans, animal welfare, vets )

- 3925 days ago -
Hazzem "Hank" Koudsi simply could not keep driving when he saw a small, white dog staggering in the middle of North Front Street last weekend he knew he had to stop. What he did not know was that the canine would eventually be making the trip back to
New Colo. Law States Vets Must Report Animal Abuse
Animals  (tags: vets, colorado, abuse, animal, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalsuffering, animalneglect, dogs, cats )

- 3951 days ago -
A new law, which went into effect at the end of May, requires Colorado veterinarians to report cases of animal abuse. The legislation renders the veterinary-patient-client privilege inapplicable in cases of suspected abuse.

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