Dr. Kendon W. Kuo Assistant Clinical Professor Department of Clinical Sciences Emergency and Critical Care Service, Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital Hide the Treats Halloween candy can be toxic to pets. Keep chocolate away from dogs and cats! Dark or baking chocolate is especially dangerous. Some candies may contain the artificial sweetner xylitol which can […]
Editor’s Note: The infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) of the Arkansas type is widespread and common in the U.S. poultry industry. It’s impact to the consumer is large as it causes the chicken to have a reduced feed conversion rate, lower weight gain, and it results in more rejects (condemnations) at slaughter. Auburn College of Veterinary […]
The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine’s chapter of the Omega Tau Sigma professional fraternity recently contributed more than $2,932 raised through its benevolent fundraising efforts to a cancer research program at the college. The group, comprised of some 50 Auburn veterinary students, raised the money through its “Paws for a Cause” 5K run/walk held […]
Summer has arrived and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine wants you to know about the effects of summer heat on pets. As the temperature increases, be aware that hyperthermia (overheated temperature) affects your pets and know what the symptoms look like. Understanding and recognizing the symptoms allows you to help ensure your pet is healthy […]
Clostridial diseases are caused by a bacteria called Clostridium and are commonly referred to as “blackleg”. These bacteria can live up to several years in soil, water, or decomposing plant and animal material. There are eight different types of clostridium that can be deadly to cattle. To cause disease, the clostridium bacteria need an opportunity […]
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