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Shelter medicine receives full recognition as specialty, fish medicine receives provisional recognition

AVMA News

The 9-year-old veterinary specialty in shelter medicine received full recognition from the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS) in March, while a new specialty in fish medicine received provisional recognition.

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Association of Shelter Veterinarians – April 19, 2023

AVMA News

The Association of Shelter Veterinarians held its annual member reception in Baltimore on April 19. The association presented awards and announced new officials.

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Overcrowding a factor in San Diego shelter outbreak of Strep zoo

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Four dogs at the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) have been euthanized after being infected with Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus (also known as Strep zoo), which was complicated by infection with bacterial agents.

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Question about shelters (California)

Reddit Animals

Unsure if this is the right place to ask but,Is it a common practice for shelters to deny the adoption of a fixed female cat when the homeowner has an intact female dog and a couple of fixed bunnies? Could she get a pass from the board and adopt anyway if she were to ask?

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Found apple in winter cat shelter?

Reddit Animals

I found a full intact apple today hidden in my winter cat shelter. My neighbours grow crab apples and it looks like a creature had hidden its snack in the shelter. I'm hoping there's some animal experts here! I was wondering what animal I have sleeping there. Anyway, if anyone has any ideas, I'm super curious!

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The Shelter Pet Project

4 The Love Of Animals

Did you know that every year, of the 8 million dogs and cats that enter animal shelters, 3 million of these healthy and treatable pets are euthanized? It is such a sad statistic, you can read even more about the.

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Finding Shelter

4 The Love Of Animals

Finding Shelter is an amazing documentary about an English family who found themselves unexpectedly rescuing street animals in Bulgaria. It’s not just … Continue reading → The post Finding Shelter appeared first on 4 The Love of Animals.

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