Canine

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.

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.

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.

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.

Drug Makers, Compounders at Odds Over FDA Oversight

The Animal Health Institute says “drugs crafted by pharmacies acting as manufacturers” are dangerous and illegal.

New Heartgard Made for Dogs With Food Allergies

Dogs with food allergies have an alternative to help prevent heartworm disease.

Sterilization Effects Worse for Golden Retrievers Than Labs

When a golden or Labrador retriever is sterilized can play a role in the onset of joint disorders and cancer.

What To Tell Your Clients About The Rumor Of Ice Water & Dogs

An old Internet rumor resurfaces and has dog owners wondering: Is ice bad for dogs? Here's what to tell your clients regarding this rumor.

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