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March 16, 2020

AAHA biosecurity experts to host COVID-19 webinar

Interested in the animal health implications of COVID-19? Two of the experts who helped put together the 2018 AAHA Infection Control, Prevention, and Biosecurity Guidelines want to fill you in during a free webinar this Thursday, March 19.

April 01, 2019

New strain of distemper virus breaches North American borders

You try to do the right thing. In this case, the right thing was an animal-rescue group saving dogs from a Korean meat market and shipping them to North America last October so they could be adopted out to forever homes. Only one of the dogs turned out to be something of a forever home himself: He was likely acting as host to the Asia-1 strain of canine distemper virus (CDV), which had not previously been reported in North America.

September 13, 2018

Diagnosing patient pain: Don’t just ask how he’s doing, ask what he’s doing

“Pain jeopardizes the human-animal bond,” says Ralph Harvey, DVM, MS, DACVA. “[It] jeopardizes everything [veterinarians] seek to achieve.” September is Animal Pain Awareness Month, and Harvey talked to NEWStat about the importance of pain management in strengthening the human-animal bond, and offered a great tip on how front office staff can help.

July 02, 2020

Weekly News Roundup 6/26 to 7/2

This week: Vaccinating wildlife may reduce threat of zoonotic disease, and the AKC recognizes a rare dog breed. Plus, why do fireworks freak out some dogs but not others?

October 01, 2019

Mission Rabies continues to vaccinate, educate

Merck Animal Health, the makers of Nobivac ® Vaccines, is committed to making a difference.  Merck Animal Health is proud to continue its longstanding partnership with Mission Rabies and Rabies Free Africa to spread awareness of the critical impact vaccines have in preventing and eliminating canine-mediated rabies.  

August 13, 2018

Two recent cases of rare zoonotic infection raise alarm

When 58-year-old Sharon Larson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, got nipped by her new puppy last June, the small bite seemed pretty minor at first. Until she developed flu-like symptoms that came on quickly and only got worse. Within two days, she was dead. Larson tested positive for a bacterial infection called

May 03, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 4/27–5/3

This week: A serial cat killer has England on edge, United Airlines hopes new pet guidelines will make a difference, and a veterinary student turned con artist preys on horse owners.

September 15, 2017

If it’s not hurricanes, it’s wildfires . . .

As of Thursday, 21,000 firefighters were battling 137 active wildfires in various stages of containment across 2,200 square miles in nine western states, according to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho. Veterinary practices in the affected areas have gotten used to it.

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