You’ll find a dog in nearly one out of every three Minnesota homes. Their wagging tails can warm a person’s heart, but the costs of being a dog owner can also do a number on their bank account.
Even if your dog doesn’t run through the woods, or in fields, they can still get bitten by mosquitos or tics. Dr. Jean Geske is the Medical Director at VCA Bloomington Veterinary Hospital.
The Wisconsin state veterinarian is encouraging people not to give pets as gifts this holiday season. Dr. Yvonna Bellay says giving a pet as a gift is a serious commitment and should never be a surprise. She is issuing her warning as shoppers prepare to hit stores in a big way on Friday.
The Twin Cities may be an urban environment, but wildlife still surrounds the area. Living in close quarters can sometimes cause injuries to animals, and that’s where the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center steps in – a non-profit that’s having one of its busiest years ever. For more than 30 years, it’s been the healing sanctuary for sick and injured animals from all over Minnesota. Veterinarian Renee Schott says the center takes in a variety of animals.
We’ve all heard about the dog days of summer, when lake water starts to look like only your dog would swim in it. But it turns out there is a real threat to swimming dogs that is invisible. The Giardia parasite can be swallowed by dogs while they are swimming and playing in the water. If your dog has diarrhea after being in a lake or a river, visit your vet right away.
A Twin Cities dog owner calls her best friend a “miracle.” Once a runner, it’s now amazing 3-year-old Gauge can even walk.
In the dog days of summer, veterinarians have a message they want to get out.
Doctors at the University of Minnesota have found a similarity in dog and human bone cancer that could help human patients fight their disease more effectively.
A Twin Cities pet guru is in trouble with the law for his work as a holistic veterinarian. Eric Weisman faces 58 counts, all stemming from a 2003 court injunction where he was told to stop treating animals.
A veterinarian in a southeastern Minnesota town is wondering what caused a fire that destroyed his pet clinic.