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July 25, 2019

New study offers more fodder to spay/neuter discussion

The age at which large-breed dogs are spayed or neutered has become a hot topic with regard to obesity and nontraumatic orthopedic injuries, and a new study published July 17 in the journal PLOS ONE and based on data from the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study provides more information for veterinarians.

April 29, 2019

FDA: Jurox voluntarily recalls two lots of Alfaxan after reports of adverse side effects, including one death

After receiving adverse reports involving five animals, Australia-based Jurox Animal Health voluntarily recalled two lots of the widely used intravenous injectable anesthetic Alfaxan unpreserved last week, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The reason for the recall: The presence of aluminum phosphate precipitate, which, when injected, presents a possible risk of blood vessel inflammation and formation of potentially life-threatening blood clots.

February 13, 2020

Pet obesity: Is it a disease yet?

According to Banfield Pet Hospital, pet obesity is an epidemic. But if it’s an epidemic, does that mean it’s a disease?

April 16, 2020

AAHA releases interim vaccination considerations for dogs and cats

Most people know that the Veterinarian’s Oath focuses on caring for animals and protecting animal welfare. But there is also a very important line in the Oath: a newly minted veterinarian must also swear to benefit society through “the promotion of public health.”

March 05, 2020

Introducing a new continuum of patient-focused anesthesia

Tamara Grubb, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, cochair of the 2020 AAHA Anesthesia and Monitoring Guidelines for Dogs and Cats , is excited about the new guidelines. “There are so many new things [that] I don’t even know where to start,” she told NEWStat .

September 23, 2020

Introducing AAHA’s new End-of-Life Care accreditation

In an effort to help veterinary practitioners elevate end-of-life care for companion animals, AAHA now offers an End-of-Life Care accreditation option for veterinary practices as part of the  AAHA Standards of Accreditation .

August 27, 2018

No more needles: New research could mean cure for dogs, humans with Type 1 diabetes

Okay, maybe just one needle every three months. But one shot every 90 days sure beats daily insulin injections, if promising new research out of Purdue University bears fruit. Last week, the school released the preliminary findings of a new study: The first minimally invasive therapy to successfully reverse Type 1 diabetes within 24 hours and maintain insulin independence for at least 90 days in test subjects.

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