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.
This week: A new air travel option for pets, CBD research gets gifted at Colorado State, and travelling the world with a ferret.
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.
This week: More veterinary colleges go online, glimmers of hope on the COVID-19 vaccine front, and pet fostering gets popular as people stay home
This week: A pre-existing antiviral drug may help COVID-19 patients recover faster, the pandemic could lead to a pet baby boom, and you should never, ever throw cats—especially not on Zoom
This week: The AVMA names this year’s Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year, social distancing is good for animals in the wild, and what sounds like a setup for a bad joke about animals in the Australian outback.
Stay-at-home restrictions aren’t slowing down pet scammers much. In fact, they’re helping.
This week: Big changes in veterinary school classrooms this fall, walking benefits shelter dogs and veterans alike, and juggling kids and work during a pandemic.
This week: Role models in veterinary medicine, unlocking the secrets of canine cancer, and the future of dental study in veterinary schools.
Every veterinary team is currently experiencing a surge of stress and exhaustion. It’s important to ensure that managers and team members are creating a psychologically safe workplace to help everyone cope with these changes.