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Colorado State Vets Help Ailing Military Dog

Kay, a former war dog who suffers from an inoperable heart tumor, has an improved quality of life after surgery at Colorado State University.

U.K. Vets Remove Cataracts in Asian Bear

Animal Health Trust and Animals Asia team up to save a juvenile moon bear’s sight.

Merck Awards $5,000 Student Scholarships

Merck Animal Health recognizes 15 veterinary students interested in bovine medicine.

Jaguar Animal Health Has Taste for New Drugs

Gastrointestinal drug developer Jaguar Animal Health files its eighth Investigational New Animal Drug application.

Proposed Microchip Would Track Lost Pets

Escape Alert is developing a postage stage-sized pet microchip that would recharge itself.

Space Available in Golden Retriever Study

Morris Animal Foundation needs 1,000 more golden retrievers to participate in a long-term health study.

WSAVA Turns Focus to Animal Welfare

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association launches projects aimed at improving animal welfare.

Free Online ‘One Health’ Course Scheduled

One Health, emerging infectious diseases and other topics will be covered in a new online class from St. George’s University.

UC Davis Solves Bluetongue Mystery

The bluetongue virus reproduces and overwinters in female midges, researchers find.

Veterinarian Wins High Praise for Saving Goldfish

Removing a goldfish brain tumor took 45 minutes and attracted worldwide attention.

KC Animal Health Corridor Booming

56 percent of global animal health, diagnostics and pet food sales have some link to an area stretching from Columbia, Mo., to Manhattan, Kan.

Sleepypod Dog Harness Earns Top Rating From Safety Group

The new Clickit Sport was evaluated under the Center for Pet Safety’s Harness Certification Program.

Purina to Offer Brain Supplement in Some Foods

Brain Protection Blend targets risk factors linked to brain aging.

Virgina-Maryland Opens Around-the-Clock Skills Lab

A new lab is designed for all veterinary students who want to practice bandaging, intubation and other clinical skills.

AVMA Economic Meeting Set for Oct. 28

The market for veterinary education, veterinarians and veterinary services will be explained at the AVMA Economic Summit.

U.S. Cracks Down on Sale of Foreign Puppies

Puppies under 6 months old may be admitted to the United States if they are a personal pet, breeding stock, or a show, competition or training dog.

British Vets Forced to Compete With ‘Dr. Google’

Nearly all British veterinarians say their clients’ behavior was swayed by what the pet owners found online.

Purdue to Develop Standards for Dog Breeders

A two-year project aims to produce voluntary best practices in the canine breeding industry.

Virus Hits Livestock Hard in Colorado, Texas

Vesicular stomatitis has been confirmed in 11 Texas counties and eight counties in Colorado.

VPI Wellness Plans Win AAHA’s Endorsement

Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. is in a select group that includes MWI Veterinary Supply and CareCredit.

Veterinary Anesthetic Alfaxan Approved for U.S. Distribution

Alfaxan (alfaxalone 10 mg/mL) is approved for use in cats and dogs.

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