This week: The man who created the Labradoodle rues the day, new dog treats made from swamp rodents, and the FDA warns of raw pet food that tested positive for Salmonella.
This week: Military veterans with PTSD could get free service dogs, trekking to Idaho to find out if dogs can detect bird flu, and Santa’s reindeer are cleared for flight.
Xylitol-related calls to pet poison hotlines have skyrocketed in recent years. The Paws Off Act of 2021, which would require food products containing xylitol to include a warning label, could help.
This week: Inaugural class at new veterinary school could get sent home come September, tracking baby turtles from the International Space Station, and would you like a lost-pet flyer with that pizza?
This week: Arizona greenlit for new veterinary college and testing on early detection of canine cancer. Plus, 1 woman, 1 van, and . . . 300 rats.
This week: FDA approves new source for rescues, golden retrievers shut out of Westminster winner’s circle again , and Denver City Council says “yes” to pit bulls.
Most people know that the Veterinarian’s Oath focuses on caring for animals and protecting animal welfare. But there is also a very important line in the Oath: a newly minted veterinarian must also swear to benefit society through “the promotion of public health.”
This week: Some medical students get out of school early to join the fray, human medical workers told to keep mum on COVID-19, and good news on the testing-pets-for-coronavirus front.
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.