Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the number-one cause of death in cats older than five, and it’s estimated that it affects around 30% of cats over 12. Now imagine being able to predict feline CKD in a client’s cat two years before it happens. And doing it by doing what you’re already doing.
The battle is on for control of the pet medications market—which recorded $9 billion in sales last year—but for the moment, it’s pretty one-sided in favor of veterinarians.
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According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 6 out of every 10 known infectious diseases in people are spread from animals, and 3 out of every 4 new or emerging infectious diseases in people are spread from animals.Those animals include cats.
When researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital (Penn Vet) shipped off a set of animal isolates to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for testing at the end of 2018, it was business as usual. The results they got back were anything but.
Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2020 Veterinary Emerging Topics (VET) Report reveals that more than half of all adult dogs seen at Banfield hospitals in 2019 were considered overweight or obese.
A new study from Brakke consulting indicates that veterinarians are missing out on a big piece of the online sales pie.
Do you have the bandwidth for another feline virus? How about two Because while SARS-CoV-2 is the new kid on the block, FeLV and FIV haven’t gone anywhere.
Chronic vomiting and diarrhea are common clinical signs of IBD. But that very commonness can make it tricky to diagnose.
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