This week: Denver’s mayor votes thumbs down on pit bulls, the coronavirus slows down science, and canines could hold the key to brain cancer.
Last week, pets held Congress hostage for three days, and all they did was be their adorable, dependable selves.
The 2021 AAHA/AAFP Feline Life Stage Guidelines are here, and there’s plenty that's new.
Would you know how to treat a highly trained bomb-sniffing dog who’s having a bout of explosive diarrhea? Here’s a tip—resist the impulse to reach for the metronidazole.
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.
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.
The US Food and Drug Administration’s expanded conditional approval policy is meant to expedite the process for innovative and novel treatments of serious and life-threatening diseases and conditions in major species, including horses, cattle, pigs, dogs, cats, chickens, and turkeys.
Topics that most interested NEWStat readers in the past year included stories on innovative treatments, new drug approvals, Black vet med professionals making a difference, and better understanding neurodiversity.
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.