This week: A bigger, better dog genome, a Boston hospital uses buttons to help a cat heal, and dogs know when you’re watching them play.
When researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital (Penn Vet) shipped off a set of animal isolates to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for testing at the end of 2018, it was business as usual. The results they got back were anything but.
This week: Dogs teach machines to scent disease, unlicensed pet surgery caught on tape, and the fight to save the elusive fishing cat.
This week: Pet insurance payouts hit new highs, heat-seeking dog noses, and UC Davis named top veterinary school (again).
This week: What appears to be cancer in English bulldogs might be something else, Walmart and Nationwide team up for new Rx program, and mammal-airplane collisions are on the rise.
This week: COVID PPE is killing wildlife, the science behind French rabbits’ unique gait, and another recall from Midwestern Pet Foods (but not for aflatoxin).
We already knew that Xylitol is poisonous to dogs; researchers figured that out back in the 1960s. But it turns out there’s way more of it out there than we realized—so many that the FDA recently issued a xylitol update.
This week: COVID-sniffing dogs to work NBA games, Arkansas house cat tests positive for COVID, and the toll climbs higher in the Sportmix pet food aflatoxin recall.
This week: One man’s clever scheme to sneak an overweight cat on a plane, freeze-dried versus stuffed, and cat food samples test positive for Salmonella in Minnesota.
This week: BluePearl expands end-of-life services, climate change has Arctic animals on the move, and a spike in pandemic-related dog bites.