Anti-Vaxxers Putting Pets At Risk

Story By: Steve Dale Anti–vaxxers—those opposed to most or even all vaccines—are gaining momentum. Their claims are based largely on misguided and even made–up notions regarding human vaccines—and now even more distorted information regarding vaccines for animals. This isn’t a small cult without impact. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are various measles outbreaks in the U.S. with …

Important Reminder To Keep Rabies At Bay

World Rabies Day is on 28 September and Australian-based international animal charity Vets Beyond Borders is highlighting the importance of vaccinating dogs to help prevent the spread of the deadly rabies virus. Rabies kills nearly 60,000 people around the world every year, according to the World Health Organization. The virus is spread through the saliva of infected animals by biting another animal …

Master The Calm Vaccine Veterinary Visit

A great veterinary visit at Veterinary Medical Center in Fort Mill, South Carolina, doesn’t start in the exam room. Or at the front desk, when the receptionist greets client and patient. It starts when the appointment is made and involves communication and tactics that roll out in emails, texts, face-to-face conversations and in-practice techniques that make wellness visits calmer, safer …