Viruses

TEARS urges pet owners to vaccinate their pets as it records an increase in Infectious Canine Hepatitis cases

TEARS Animal Rescue has announced an increase in laboratory confirmed cases of Infectious Canine Hepatitis (ICH), which results in a …

Vaccinating 250 township dogs for World Rabies Day

Image provided: Nic Bothma, EPA Vaccinating 250 township dogs for World Rabies Day International World Rabies Day is on the …

Bird flu ‘ticking time bomb’ cannot be stopped without major farming reforms, warns new report

Image: Pixabay Bird flu ‘ticking time bomb’ cannot be stopped without major farming reforms, warns new report Without major reforms …

WSAVA Launches Sub-Saharan Africa Vaccination Guidelines Project in South Africa

Image of the VGG during a CE meeting in Pretoria, South Africa. They are: (left to right) Dr Kurt de …

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is one of the most common and consequential infectious diseases of cats around the world. In …

World Rabies’ Day – ‘One Health, Zero Deaths’

There is no time to waste since rabies is taking lives and having a tragic effect on our communities, friends, …

Can I transmit Covid-19 to my cat?

Here is what we know so far:  The COVID-19 pandemic presents us all with unprecedented challenges; and local, regional, and …

Practical Ways to Help Vets During COVID-19

In the past week, several pet owners have asked me how they can help veterinarians during these unprecedented times of …

COVID-19 & Your Pet – What You Need to Know!

If you’ve remotely paid attention to the news recently, you’ve undoubtedly heard or read about COVID-19, a novel coronavirus infection. …