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New drug calms cats during transportation, veterinary visits

AVMA News

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this November approved Bonqat, a nerve pain medication for cats to alleviate acute anxiety and fear associated with transportation and veterinary visits.

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How To (And Not To) Transport Wild Birds

10,000 Birds

Today’s topic comes from Tracy Anderson in Hawaii: what was the strangest container (or method of transport) in which you have received wildlife? In the transport box was the bat and a SpongeBob Squarepants Pineapple House – she said that’s where he slept. The lady didn’t want it to get out.”

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Raw pet food diets, pet population management policies headed to HOD

AVMA News

These policies deal with noncommercial transportation of pets, management of dog and cat populations, and raw pet food diets, among other issues. The AVMA House of Delegates, during its regular winter session, being held January 5-6, 2024, in Chicago, will vote on six resolutions that would amend AVMA policies.

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Delegates update AVMA policies on diets for cats and dogs, animal loss support services

AVMA News

The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) amended several AVMA policies addressing a range of veterinary-related issues, , from raw diets for dogs and cats, to dog and cat population management, to animal loss support services, and safe, noncommercial transport of pets in motor vehicles, during its regular winter session, held January 5-6 in Chicago in conjunction (..)

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How To Transport Baby Birds

10,000 Birds

Normally wildlife rehabilitators try not to give these kinds of directions. We say things like, “Just pick him up and put him back in his nest,” or “Leave him alone, the parents are around.”

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Air Canada Criticized for Transporting Research Monkeys

Critter News

Sarah Kite, director of communications and special projects for the BUAV, said monkeys destined for research facilities are usually transported in cramped wooden crates in the plane’s cargo hold, where they can be subject to fluctuations in temperature, stopovers and in some cases long delays.

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Transport your feline friend in style

4 The Love Of Animals

There are, however, a number of comfy, stylish carry cases on the market which make transporting your feline friend a little easier. If your poorly cat needs to take a trip to the vet, or if they’re going on an adventure with you, it’s important for the safety of both you that they’re secure in their carrier or case.