We already knew that Xylitol is poisonous to dogs; researchers figured that out back in the 1960s. But it turns out there’s way more of it out there than we realized—so many that the FDA recently issued a xylitol update.
This week: One man’s clever scheme to sneak an overweight cat on a plane, freeze-dried versus stuffed, and cat food samples test positive for Salmonella in Minnesota.
Last week, pets held Congress hostage for three days, and all they did was be their adorable, dependable selves.
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: Denver’s mayor votes thumbs down on pit bulls, the coronavirus slows down science, and canines could hold the key to brain cancer.
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?
Would you know how to treat a highly trained bomb-sniffing dog who’s having a bout of explosive diarrhea? Here’s a tip—resist the impulse to reach for the metronidazole.
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.