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October 16, 2014

Penn Vet studies effects of IV fluid on circulation during surgery

AAHA and the AAFP recommend the use of fluid therapy during even minor procedures, but not all hospitals act on the recommendation - usually due to added costs. In an attempt to more accurately gauge the importance of giving IV fluids for a wide range of surgical procedures, researchers from Penn Vet collaborated with experts from Abbott Laboratories and Colorado State University to monitor the blood flow of dogs undergoing spay surgeries.

September 13, 2016

Bald eagle’s bill repaired

This time of year, along the California-Oregon border, bald eagles are preparing to make their annual pilgrimage to the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, according to the National Wildlife Federation. Luckily for one bald eagle, he won’t miss the enclave. On Sept. 7, the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) announced the successful repair of a 6.8-pound, male bald eagle’s bill after he was transferred to the UC Davis veterinary hospital from Shasta Wildlife Rescue several months ago.

September 06, 2016

Food puzzles have positive impacts on felines

Games for cats have existed for some time. However, games in the form of food puzzles, that is, devices that release food when an animal interacts with them, offer added benefits, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Athens, Ga.; the University of California at Berkeley; and Ohio State University collaborated with cat behaviorists and concluded that food puzzles could positively impact feline health and behavioral issues. The final study was published in the September issue of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.

March 08, 2016

Artificial ureter implanted in kitten will test device’s longevity

Subcutaneous ureteral bypasses (SUB) have been performed in adult canines and felines but not in younger patients, a spokesperson at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), told NEWStat. Because of that, the longevity of the device has never been an issue. Until now. On March 3, UC Davis announced the successful implant of a SUB in a 17-week-old spayed female sphinx. Given the age of the patient, time will tell if the device will remain effective.

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