They’re awfully pretty, but prone to problems. New research out of the United Kingdom has found that almost two thirds of Persian cats in the UK suffer from at least one health condition.
Chemicals, beakers, breakpoints, Petri dishes full of bacteria—who knows what goes on in a lab? The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) does and they just came out with a new report to help veterinarians better understand antimicrobial culture and susceptibility test results as well as just what goes on in the lab once you send in your samples.
There are a number of pain scoring scales specifically developed for measuring pain in cats, but only two were validated for clinical use—until now.
Two minutes could be all it takes to save a cat’s life. That’s how long it takes to administer a new screening-technique to detect cardiac issues in cats who aren’t showing any outwards signs of heart disease.
You don’t have to smoke to get lung cancer. Witness the nearly 40,000 dogs in the US who develop canine pulmonary adenocarcinoma (CPAC) each year.
Confused by breakpoints, susceptibility test results, and lab techs who speak gobbledygook? Help is here. The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) has just come out with a new report to help veterinarians better understand antimicrobial culture and susceptibility test results.
Sometimes it’s hard to tell. But a new study by Canadian researchers based on the records of 19 million cats says that fatter is the answer.
Did you ever have an itch that drove you crazy? And the stress just seems to make it itch more. Turns out it’s the same for dogs, too.
It’s not just about extending a dog’s lifespan. It’s about extending their healthspan, too—the period of life spent free from disease. The Dog Aging Project can do both.
A groundbreaking cancer-imaging technique pioneered to diagnose human prostate cancer is being repurposed to diagnose canine cancer in dogs with head and neck tumors.