Tag Archives: one health

New Information on COVID-19 and Animals: Dogs, Cats and White-Tailed Deer

A white-tailed deer

A note on the omicron variant: as of the publication of this blog post, there is no information about the effect of the omicron variant on animals. We will provide updated guidance to pet owners when and if necessary. A note on terminology: COVID-19 is the name of the disease state in humans. SARS-CoV-2 is

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Why We’re Continuing to Wear Masks at AMC

A veterinarian with a puppy

Please Note: This is an evolving situation. We are closely monitoring the latest information provided by local and federal agencies, and our policy is subject to change as new policies are announced. On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control updated its mask guidance, surprising many. With a few exceptions, the CDC eliminated previous

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How to Get the Skunk Smell Off Your Dog

A dog looks unhappy while getting a bath

Last week, one of the callers to my radio show, “Ask the Vet” on SiriusXM Stars Channel 109, asked how to get the skunk spray smell off their dog. There are a number of homemade and commercial remedies of varying effectiveness, as well as other safety risks you should be aware of after a skunk

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