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By James Nason, 01 July 2016


The livestock export industry appears to be on track to adopt a new animal welfare assurance program, over and above the Government-administered Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS).
from TIm Ferriss' book Tools of Titans

Here are the 5 things Dom would do if he were diagnosed with one of the worst-case scenarios—late-stage glioblastoma (GBM), an aggressive brain cancer. Some of Dom’s colleagues are opposed to the “standard of care” protocols, like chemotherapy. Based on the literature, Dom feels these are warranted in situations involving testicular cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, and stage 1 and 2 breast cancer. Outside of those examples, “it makes little sense to treat cancer with something we know is a powerful...

Human beings are the only creatures who can make themselves miserable. Other animals certainly suffer when they experience negative events, but only humans can induce negative emotions through self-views, judgments, expectations, regrets and comparisons with others. Because self-thought plays such a central role in human happiness and wellbeing, psychologists have devoted a good deal of attention to understanding how people think about themselves.

For many years, the experts have focused on self-esteem. Research has consistently shown that self-esteem is related to...
Chris Adolph, DVM, MS, DACVM (Parasitology), Zoetis Animal Health, Tulsa, Oklahoma

A single dose of febantel has good efficacy against adult whipworms, while a single dose of milbemycin oxime can remove >90% of adult worms in the GI tract.7

Dose: 50 mg/kg PO once a day for 3 consecutive days1-4

A broad-spectrum benzimidazole anthelmintic safely used in multiple species, fenbendazole is labeled for dogs 6 weeks of age and in pregnant bitches. In the absence of ongoing monthly anthelmintic therapy (see...