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August 30, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 8/24–8/30

This week: A surprising new survey reveals the type of pet who makes kids happiest, service dogs who wash out of basic training are available to good homes, and the Paris Aquarium offers a toilet-free alternative to getting rid of unwanted goldfish.

October 05, 2023

New device gives a voice to animals’ pain

PainTrace is a noninvasive device that measures acute and chronic pain using skin-based electrical activity as an indicator. And it could help us know, once and for all, where animals’ pain is located and how much pain they’re in.

November 16, 2017

Cannabis and companion animals

Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and in Washington, DC. Legal for people, that is, not pets. As far as the medicinal benefits of marijuana for pets go, the jury is still out.

November 27, 2023

The evolving mission of the Center for Veterinary Social Work

The Center for Veterinary Social Work at the University of Tennessee is “a space for all professionals with an interest in human and animal welfare to come together to collaborate.” As the field of veterinary social work gains popularity, how it’s taught and practiced is growing up too.

December 07, 2017

Weekly News Roundup 12/1 – 12/7

Do you have epilepsy? Do you have a dog? If you have both, you may be able to help researchers at Ghent University in Belgium to find out why some dogs react to epileptic seizures and others don't.

June 01, 2017

Weekly News Roundup 5/25 – 6/1

Catch up on the latest pet and veterinary news from the last week. In this update: Texas allocates money for new veterinary school, researchers focus on FIP, a genetic study on Tibetan mastiffs, and the dog who also serves as peer reviewer.

January 16, 2019

World’s most successful mitral valve repair surgeon to teach his technique in the US

Open-heart mitral valve repair on dogs is a tricky procedure at best, and the usual success rate is 60% to 75%, depending on the dog’s size, age, heart status, and overall health at the time of surgery. Japanese cardiologist Masami Uechi, DVM, can boast a success rate of 90%. Soon, he'll be teaching US veterinarians how he does it.

November 23, 2022

Exploring new treatment options for a devastating cancer

A new study offers hope for treating hemangiosarcoma, the “silent killer” that often isn’t diagnosed until a seemingly healthy dog suffers from acute collapse due to a ruptured, bleeding tumor, usually on the spleen.

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