Dec
6
2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinary professionals about reports of eye injury and irritation in both people and dogs following application of the canine ear medications Osurnia® or Claro® to dogs. ...more
Dec
6
2017
There are two main indications for feeding a low fat nutrition to dogs with gastrointestinal disease:
The first is for dogs that have GI disorders that result in difficulties digesting and/or absorbing dietary fats including lymphatic abnormalities.The second is for management of dogs with gastrointestinal disease due to or related to hypertriglyceridemia. ...more
Dec
6
2017
A new clinical trial has led to a stunning breakthrough in the treatment of feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), a lethal feline viral disease that has historically been considered untreatable.FIP is almost always fatal. ...more
Dec
5
2017
As we begin Partners for Healthy Pets’ (PHP) sixth year of existence, we want to thank you for helping us stay true to our mission of ensuring that pets receive the preventive healthcare they deserve through regular visits to a veterinarian....more
Dec
4
2017
“How do you communicate with a species that doesn’t share your communication system, that doesn’t share your kind of mind?” You can do it by modifying your communication system in ways that make it accessible to the species with which you are communicating and by breeding individuals within that species who show the ability to understand the modified system. This is a key component for many dogs bred to be working dogs, be they working sled dogs, herding dogs, or retrievers. ...more
Dec
1
2017
Dr. Karla Bard, Director of Medical Operations at the AAHA-accredited Humane Society of Tampa Bay, led a presentation of landmark research findings at the annual meeting of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) on Saturday, October 7th in Atlanta, Georgia. What she said wasn’t what the audience expected to hear. ...more
Dec
1
2017
It’s time to fight both parasites involved in the heartworm lifecycle—and that means fighting the vector as well as the disease. It’s time to hold the mosquito accountable for the transmission of heartworm disease. It’s time for Double Defense. ...more
Nov
30
2017
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: Reporting animal abuse becomes mandatory in parts of Canada, a cloned dog gets cloned, and yes, dogs are smarter than cats. ...more
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