ANIMAL WELFARE CHALLENGES
Sally recently attended a Dairy Wellbeing Workshop in Green Bay sponsored by the Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin (PDPW). The attendees were a mix of veterinarians, producers and tech college students which made for lots of good questiaons. One of the highlights was a tour of the American Food slaughter plant.
Did you know that it’s National Pet Dental Health Month? The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) started this awareness campaign several years ago to alert people about the importance of caring for their pet’s oral health. Although most pet owners take excellent care of their dog or cat, many often overlook tooth brushing and scheduling regular professional cleanings. The result is that 80 percent of companion animals have some form of dental disease by the time they reach age three. The Lancaster Veterinary Clinic veterinary team encourages you to strongly consider the importance of dental health for your pet.
NEW SWINE MOVEMENT RULES
We know that most of you are not involved with producing pigs anymore, but these new rules affect movement of all domestic swine, even those kept as pets. The new rules will go into effect on February 1st.