This week: Veterinary colleges go online and coronavirus fears could derail scientific research. And by the by, does a dog need a learner’s permit to learn how to drive?
This week: An airline bans emotional-support animals, COVID-sniffing dogs are headed for Tallahassee, and a new study unlocks the secrets of catnip.
We’ve known for years that grapes are toxic to dogs. But we didn’t quite know why. Now we might, and homemade playdough is the reason.
When more than 30 dogs in Northern Michigan died from an undiagnosed illness recently, the first news reports called it “mysterious” and “parvo-like.”
Bexacat is the first oral drug treatment of diabetes in cats and offers an alternative to insulin injections—but veterinarians must choose the right patients due to important safety considerations.
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.
Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: Reporting animal abuse becomes mandatory in parts of Canada, a cloned dog gets cloned, and yes, dogs are smarter than cats.
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.
This week: checking for microchips becomes law in New York, why more dogs aren't sniffing out cancer, and nipping compassion fatigue in the bud