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Jaguar Animal Health Has Taste for New Drugs

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

Space Available in Golden Retriever Study

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

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.

Kindred Unsuccessful With First Canine Drug

Kindred’s CereKin osteoarthritis medication did not perform up to expectations.

Share this National Take Your Cat To Vet Day Graphic

With National Take Your Cat To The Vet Day coming up tomorrow, use this graphic to get your clients with felines to set up their appointments today.

Purina to Offer Brain Supplement in Some Foods

Brain Protection Blend targets risk factors linked to brain aging.

Vets Say Why they Use Laser Therapy

Veterinarians weigh in on why they offer laser therapy and how they use it.

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.

Purdue to Develop Standards for Dog Breeders

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

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.

Alabama, Louisiana Lead Nation in Heartworm Disease

Alabama veterinary hospitals and animal shelters each diagnosed an average of 90 heartworm-positive dogs in 2013, compared to 31 per site in 2010.

Elanco, FDA Say Trifexis Played No Role in Dog Deaths

Despite pet owner claims of up to 965 deaths, Elanco Animal Health and the FDA say Trifexis is safe.

CAPC Urges Additional Heartworm Tests

Microfilariae and antigen tests should be performed annually at a minimum, the Companion Animal Parasite Council states.

Liposuction For Pets: Procedure Becoming Increasingly Popular

Liposuction is being used in pets to remove benign fatty masses called lipomas.

Avivagen Explores Possible Breakthrough in Female Sterilization

A Canadian company and a professor are investigating a possible drug-based alternative to surgical spaying.

Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter School Expands

A $1.5 million grant from PetSmart Charities increases spay/neuter training opportunities for veterinarians and veterinary students.

Acupuncture and Sepsis

Unless sepsis is on your radar, you might well miss it.

How Pain Management In Small Animals Has Grown

To better treat your dog and cat, understanding pain and pain management and learning more on how to treat pain is crucial.

Apoquel Shortage Should End by April 2015

Zoetis apologizes for its inability to keep up with demand for a new anti-itch drug but says manufacturing improvements are underway.

AVMA House of Delegates Backs New Dentistry, Declawing Policies

An AVMA governance panel updates veterinary guidelines and chooses new leaders.

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