Photogenic felines

Photogenic felines

source-image
Oct 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff


(Photo credit: Lifestyle Pets)
Enchanting exotic. The Ashera is a new feline breed developed from the African serval, the Asian leopard cat, and the domestic cat, according to Lifestyle Pets in Wilmington, Del. The company is selling the 30-pound breed at $22,000 per cat. A representative says the Ashera interacts and plays like a domestic cat but tolerates walking on a leash better than other felines.


(Photo credit: Dr. Dean Wilkinson)
Hey, metal mouth! Dr. Dean Wilkinson at Animal Haven of Socorro, N.M., worked with orthodontist Ginger Bratzel to fit 1-year-old Baxter with customized children's braces. Baxter was hit by a car as a kitten, and his misaligned teeth were causing mouth ulcers and making eating problematic. Baxter's owners say he adjusted well to the braces, which came off Sept. 6. Bratzel featured Baxter at her annual patient appreciation event Sept. 15.


(Photo credit: Dr. Dean Wilkinson)

Hot topics on dvm360

Vetcetera: The complex topic of canine fear-related aggression

A guided tour of resources for addressing this popular and complicated subject, featuring advice from Dr. John Ciribassi.

Reality TV and the veterinarian: Discussing mainstream dog training advice with clients

Your clients may be getting behavior advice from cable TV. Get your opinion in the mix.

Blog: Election results pose obstacles for veterinary prescription law

Flip in U.S. Senate's majority may slow progress of Fairness to Pet Owners Act.

7 steps to a better relationship between veterinarians and rescue groups

A DVM in the city shares his advice to veterinary practices for working with rescues.

The war between shelters, veterinarians needs to end

Despite practitioners’ legitimate gripes, they’re hurting themselves.