• Pet Supplement

    Episode 67: Choosing trusted supplements

    Adam Christman, DVM, MBA: Hey everyone, welcome back to The Vet Blast Podcast. This episode is brought to you by our friends from Vetoquinol. Thank you so much for sponsoring this podcast, because we are going to be talking about supplements too. Where do we begin and how do we navigate through this world? With us today is Dr. Janice Huntingford. How are you, my friend? Janice Huntingford, DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT, CAVCA: Hey, I’m doing well. And how [are] you doing Adam? Adam Christman, DVM, MBA: Yeah, good to see! I’m ready to learn. I need to learn. Let me tell you because there’s a lot of noise…

  • Animal Care

    Geriatric animals at Shedd Aquarium receive specialized care, individualized plans | ‘An Ocean on the Lake’ Episode 5

    CHICAGO (WLS) — Animals at aquariums and zoos live much longer than they would in the wild, due mostly to health care access and the absence of predator. At the Shedd Aquarium, that means staff are dealing with challenges of geriatric animal care. Aging affects most animals in similar ways to humans, from arthritis and vision loss to diminished muscle capacity. The daily docket for a Shedd veterinarian includes familiar ailments for a wide range of patients: an American bullfrog with heart disease, penguins with arthritis, California sea lions with cataracts, a triggerfish with vision loss, a northern sea otter diagnosed with lymphoma, and on and on. “We’re not all…