Last year, Congress passed the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. Yes, it’s a mouthful.
The US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM) recently released its draft guidance for industry (GFI) #256 for animal drug compounding. What happens next might be up to you.
A new study out of Portugal adds to the mounting evidence that dogs trained using aversive stimuli suffer long-term negative effects.
Which means that once you prescribe it, clients can administer it themselves at home.
The FDA has granted conditional approval to chewable potassium bromide tablets for controlling seizures in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy.
ccording to its statement last fall, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) supports the judicious use of vaccines in pets in order to protect both animals and humans from disease and death. The positive position from PIJAC can help retail animal health pros deal with pet owner concerns about over-vaccinating or side effects.
A dog in a deli. A cat in a coffee shop. A bird on an airplane. Companion animals who serve double duty as emotional support animals (ESAs) are showing up more and more in places you wouldn’t normally expect them to be.
How many times do we have to say it? Possibly every time the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) update their investigation into an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella across multiple states.
And if you’ve been gnawing on them (they’re a human delicacy in some countries), you might want to spit ‘em out. The FDA and the CDC are investigating an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella across 13 states—an outbreak linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.
A pharmaceutical company in the UK is voluntarily recalling 34 lots of veterinary injectable drug products due to sterility concerns, according to the FDA. Norbrook Laboratories in Newry, Northern Ireland, issued the recall May 24, that if the sterility of these drugs has been compromised, using them could introduce infectious agents to the animals.