Latest Veterinary medicine News

A horse loose on a flight to Belgium forces a cargo jet back to New York

Nov. 15, 2023 14:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A cargo jet headed to Belgium from New York had to turn around mid-flight after a horse escaped its stall and got loose in the hold, according to air traffic control audio. The Boeing 747 operated by Air Atlanta Icelandic had just started its flight across the...

Cows that survived Connecticut truck crash are doing fine, get vet's OK to head on to Ohio

Oct. 21, 2023 11:42 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thirty cows that survived a truck rollover that killed 14 others on a Connecticut highway have gotten a veterinary exam and are cleared to complete their journey, the state Agriculture Department said. The surviving animals are doing well, and their owner is...

Adopting a rescue dog? Here's what to know about pet insurance

Oct. 18, 2023 10:14 AM EDT

Adopting a rescue or shelter dog doesn’t just give a needy animal a home. It can provide a playmate for your kids, a jogging buddy for you and a loyal companion for everyone to cuddle with on the couch. But a new pet can also come with unexpected vet bills, which is why you might want to consider...

Pennsylvania House votes to criminalize animal sedative while keeping it available to veterinarians

Oct. 05, 2023 13:08 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislation to keep an animal tranquilizer accessible for its intended use by veterinarians but criminalize it in combination with other drugs was approved by the Pennsylvania state House on Wednesday. The bill passed and was sent to the state Senate on a...