Surgery to treat herniated discs in dogs can cost up to $12,000 and result in weeks of painful recovery for the patient . A clinical trial at Texas A&M is testing a nonsurgical outpatient treatment that is far less expensive and less invasive.
Nearly 40% of dogs show signs of canine osteoarthritis (OA), but many don’t receive treatment. That could change with the newly FDA-approved Librela, a monthly injectable that has been used by veterinarians in Europe for the past two years with largely positive results.
Mark Morris, Sr., DVM, the first president of AAHA, created the prototype for Hill’s K/D renal diet in his own kitchen. Today, the Morris Animal Foundation continues his legacy by funding pioneering research like the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study and the hemangiosarcoma initiative.
Ivan Zakharenkov, DVM, MBA, chief executive officer of Galaxy Vets, turned his own experience of burnout into a passion for ongoing research of mental health and wellbeing in the profession.
Endocrine diseases are highly common, but often missed early on due to subtle and variable symptoms. The 2023 AAHA Selected Endocrinopathies of Dogs and Cats Guidelines are out now , including helpful resources to demystify these complex and confusing cases for your whole team.
A multimillion-dollar gift to the University of Florida Veterinary Oncology Program and Colorado State University from the estate of Lawrence G. Laiks—a dentist—and his wife Ann Laiks, who was a dental assistant, could be a game-changer in the fight against cancer in animals and humans.
As 2019 draws to a close and we look back over the year that was, NEWStat put together a list of the most popular news stories we published over the last 12 months.
This week: A frostbitten cat gets 3D-printed paws, a con man peddling canine-cancer cures gets caught, and a veterinary school that admits rejected candidates . . . for a price.
As we kick off a new year, let’s take a look back at our top stories from 2021.
The Dog Aging Project brings together citizen scientists and a cross-disciplinary team from aging biology, human medicine, and veterinary medicine to help dogs—and humans—live longer.