Each year Banfield crunches the data from millions of patients treated in its clinics, then shares the insights with the rest of the veterinary community. This year, the focus is on allergic conditions. Watch this spotlight story for key findings from the report, then visit StateofPetHealth.com for a deeper dive.

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The use of stem cells to treat diseases in animals has been evolving over the last decade. In this spotlight story, leading stem cell therapist, Mike Hitchinson, D.V.M gives us a primer on this growing field.

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Veterinarians are still legally constrained when it comes to treating patients with marijuana products, but in this spotlight story, Dr. Robert Silver argues veterinary professionals still have a responsibility to learn about the emerging therapy.

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The challenges of taking care of sick cats in the clinic may be amplified once they return home. In this spotlight story, we talk to two experts about working with clients to optimize the care their pets receive when they leave the practice.

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Proactive pet care is a long-standing goal of veterinary professionals, so could advancements like DNA testing put that goal within reach? In this spotlight story, veterinary consultant Lowell Ackerman discusses the benefits and roadblocks to personalized veterinary medicine.

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Do you feel like you are only scratching the surface when diagnosing and managing canine allergic disease? It may be time to streamline your approach. In this spotlight story, we talk with Dr. Andrew Hillier, BVSc, MANZCVS (Canine Medicine), Diplomate ACVD, about working up itchy dogs in such a way that you can provide relief […]

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Is it passing fear, or a persistent anxiety disorder? Spotting the difference in your patients could be a boon for your practice. In this spotlight story, one veterinarian specializing in behavioral medicine outlines the distinction and why it’s important.

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In this week’s spotlight story: Banfield Pet Hospital released a new edition of its anesthesia program. Building on previous versions that covered best practices for using anesthesia in clinic, the latest edition is the culmination of years of collaboration between Banfield veterinarians, anesthesiologists, research analysts, and industry experts alike.

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How oral health affects pets in different ways and why veterinary dentists agree radiographs are critical in dental treatment.

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Connecting cats to proper veterinary care – how one organization is looking to provide help for this underserved population of pets. The Catalyst Council helps connect adopters, veterinarians, and shelters.

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