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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.

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.

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.

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

Learn more about the 2016 “They Ate What?!” winner, Dr. Patricia Clark, her clinic German Flatts Veterinary Clinic, and her patient, a pit bull named Jasper.

How to Talk to Clients About Pet Cancer

If you have to talk about cancer treatment and prognosis with your clients, use these tips.

Why Catching CDS Early in Pets Makes All the Difference

Cognitive dysfunction syndrome may be incurable, but if caught early, you can stave off its effects and even show pet improvement.

Purina Reformulates Beneful Dog Food

Beef or chicken move to the top of the ingredients list, while a controversial additive is dropped.

New Feline Core Vaccine Available From BIVI

Ultra Hybrid FVRCP offers a 0.5 mL dose and is packaged with a “chain of custody” label.

New Blue Buffalo Foods Target Kidney Disease

Now available: KM Kidney + Mobility Support for cats and KS Kidney Support for dogs.

Aratana Secures Third FDA Approval

Results on the financial and animal therapeutic front have been very good this year.
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