A newly approved medication could prolong the lives of cats diagnosed with chronic kidney disease by helping them maintain a healthy weight.
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.
A new urine culture test that delivers results in less than 24 hours could help veterinarians prescribe fewer antibiotics when they’re not needed.
This week: Invasive species help drive global pet trade, dog chemo for a fox, and pet owners may be heading back to the office—with their pets.
What do you do when a client comes to you asking about something they read about pet care on Google? Especially if it’s clear to you that the client doesn’t fully understand what they’ve read? If it hasn’t happened to you yet, it’s just a matter of time.
Studies of genomic sequencing and genetic disorders in dogs and cats could soon lead to simplified diagnostics and improved treatment methods. Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have published three studies in the past several months focusing on whole genome sequencing (WGS) of cats and identifying biomarkers in dogs.
This week: A new music-streaming service for pets, the most-trafficked animal in the world might be one you’ve never heard of, and why you don’t want to be alone with a cat if the end is near.
This week: A new veterinary school will break ground in Texas despite controversy, a mysterious Leptospirosis outbreak in Utah, and 23 funny tweets about the differences between cat owners and dog owners.
Feline hyperthyroidism has become a growing cause for concern and research in the veterinary field. A study published in the February 2017 issue of Environmental Science and Technology found that use of chemical retardants in household objects showed up in dust around the home, meaning cats face a significant exposure to the chemicals.
According to Banfield Pet Hospital, pet obesity is an epidemic. But if it’s an epidemic, does that mean it’s a disease?