Dec
11
2017
Meet Hannibal Lick-ter. No, not really. The freaky-looking mask only makes her look like a canine version of a scary serial killer.That’s Loca, a female Staffordshire bull Terrier whose skull was fractured in multiple places during a savage attack by another dog ...more
Dec
7
2017
Do you have epilepsy? Do you have a dog? If you have both, you may be able to help researchers at Ghent University in Belgium to find out why some dogs react to epileptic seizures and others don't. ...more
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
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
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
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
Nov
16
2017
Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and in Washington, DC. Legal for people, that is, not pets. As far as the medicinal benefits of marijuana for pets go, the jury is still out. ...more
Oct
31
2017
Three AAHA-accredited hospitals have joined Southern Veterinary Partners’ growing network of animal hospitals.The addition of Taylor Crossing Animal Hospital in Montgomery, Alabama, Hoegemeyer Animal Clinic in Kerrville, Texas, and Charlotte Street Animal Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina raises the total to 34. ...more
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