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Tennessee Vet College to Study Whether Therapy Dogs Can Lower Dose of Sedation in Children Undergoing Surgery

The study, funded by a grant from the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, is designed to determine if interaction with a therapy dog 20 minutes prior to surgery has a significant effect on reducing a child’s anxiety levels and, in turn, lowering the dose of medication necessary for sedation.

Are You Letting Clients Down After Their Pets Die?

Tips to provide dignified funeral services after your clients' pets pass on.

Purina & Sports Medicine Vets Collaborate to Help Canine Athletes

Researchers and veterinarians came together at the recent Purina Canine Sports Medicine Symposium to discuss canine athlete health and veterinary sport medicine.

Vets Working on Feline Hyperthyroidism

Rather than treat all cats that have enlarged thyroids the same, researchers from the Virgina Tech vet college and a Maryland clinic are measuring a cat's hyperthyroidism first before determining a treatment.

The Politics of Felinity

On companion animal practice in the age of the cat.

Early Detection is Key With Oral Cancer in Small Animals

Know what to look for.

Study: Electric Boundary Fence Doesn’t Impair Welfare of Cats

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom indicates that an electronic boundary fence with clear pre-warning cues does not impair the long-term quality of life of cats.

NIH Issues Grant to Further Canine Cancer Research

The grant, awarded to various colleges and groups, will fund a study aimed at understanding the interactions between cancer and the immune system in dogs with naturally occurring tumors. The researchers will then apply that knowledge to the understanding of human cancer.

UC Davis Seeks Cats with Chronic Gingivostomatitis for Study

The purpose of the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine study is to use stem cells to treat cats with chronic gingivostomatitis that have not had full mouth dental extractions.

What You Should Know About Emotional Support Animals

And how you can help your clients find out where they can register their pet as an emotional support animal.

More Ways to Minimize Opioid Reliance

And how veterinarians can help manage pain without using opioids.

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Why You Should Measure Pain to Improve Pet Patient Care

How to use the Colorado State University pain scales to assess your patients.

Food for Thought About Pet Nutrition

How to become the go-to source on pet nutrition for your veterinary clients.

When to Spay/Neuter Cats? Vet Consensus Says Fix by Five Months

Esther Mechler of Marian’s Dream and Joan Miller of Cat Fanciers’ Association teamed up to create the Veterinary Task Force on Feline Sterilization, with a goal to come to a consensus on when to spay and neuter felines.

Pennsylvania Researchers Unveil Similarities in Canine, Human Blinding Disease

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania recently published a study surrounding the similarities between a subset of human patients with Leber congenital amaurosis and dogs with the mutation.

BVA Urges New Bulldog Breed Standards

After a recent study from U.C. Davis showed that the English bulldog may have reached a genetic "tipping point," the British Veterinary Association calls for the breed standards to be revised.

ViaGen Pets Produces First U.S. Cloned Puppy

Nubia, a Jack Russel terrier, was cloned from her late genetic twin.

VOHC on Oral Health Pet Products

When your clients ask, "What oral health care products and chews do you recommend?” send them to the Veterinary Oral Health Council (VOHC).

Revealed: 2016 ‘They Ate What?!’ X-Ray Winner

Check out the top entry in Veterinary Practice News’ annual radiograph contest as well as the honorable mentions.
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