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Zoetis launches Clavamox Chewable for dogs, cats

Zoetis launches Clavamox Chewable for dogs, cats

Zoetis announced the commercial launch of Clavamox Chewable (amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets), which is effective in treating skin infections in dogs and cats, periodontal infections in dogs, and urinary tract infections in cats, according to the company.

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​2017 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium exposes students to biomedical research

​2017 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium exposes students to biomedical research

Approximately 650 veterinary students and researchers from 38 veterinary schools from the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, the Netherlands, and France gathered Aug. 3-6 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to discuss innovative animal health research and the future of veterinary medicine.

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Four reasons veterinary clients avoid regular checkups for their cats—and what you can do about it

Four reasons veterinary clients avoid regular checkups for their cats—and what you can do about it

A recent survey found 92 percent of cat owners say their cat’s health is important to them, but only half of all American cats taken to the veterinarian by their caretakers on a regular basis; inspire cat owners to participate in Take Your Cat to Vet Day on August 22.

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Four-letter pet peeves and other veterinary vocabulary vexations

Four-letter pet peeves and other veterinary vocabulary vexations

Why some terminology often strikes one veterinarian as disparaging, disdainful and otherwise disrespectful to companion animals.

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The amazing grace of senior pets

The amazing grace of senior pets

Help clients' older furry companions age with dignity and quality through observation, early detection and diagnosis, and care delivered by a collaborative veterinarian-owner approach.

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Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital treats dog with rare infectious disease

Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital treats dog with rare infectious disease

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USDA training now open to all veterinary professionals for CE credit

USDA training now open to all veterinary professionals for CE credit

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Experts warn of rapid spread, impact of lone star tick-associated disease

Experts warn of rapid spread, impact of lone star tick-associated disease

Lone star ticks have been implicated in causing a handful of zoonotic illnesses that are serious to humans and animals.

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Veterinary managers receive credential program scholarship

Veterinary managers receive credential program scholarship

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Support veterinary clients’ supplemental endeavors

Support veterinary clients’ supplemental endeavors

The clinician-client partnership is vital when pet owners wish to help their pets achieve optimum health with supplements.

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AVMA Future Leaders develop positive work environment resources, tools

AVMA Future Leaders develop positive work environment resources, tools

"CPR to Revive Your Veterinary Team" aims to help create a healthy veterinary workplace culture.

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Vet2Pet releases breed-specific, custom list notifications for vet practice app

Vet2Pet releases breed-specific, custom list notifications for vet practice app

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AVMA hits four big veterinary medicine topics in HOD forum

AVMA hits four big veterinary medicine topics in HOD forum

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AVMA calls for abstracts for 2018 convention in Denver

AVMA calls for abstracts for 2018 convention in Denver

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Will thermal imaging gain greater traction in veterinary practice?

Will thermal imaging gain greater traction in veterinary practice?

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Vets First Choice secures funding, acquires two pharmacy companies

Vets First Choice secures funding, acquires two pharmacy companies

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Texas Tech to enter consultant phase in veterinary school quest

Texas Tech to enter consultant phase in veterinary school quest

A chronic shortage of large animal veterinarians is an oft-repeated mantra as to why Texas needs a second pipeline for veterinarians, especially large animal practitioners.

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Children’s book series aims to combat rural veterinarian shortage

Children’s book series aims to combat rural veterinarian shortage

New author hopes her books will spark kids' interest in one day caring for large animals—and help turn the rural vet tide.

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USDA grants Zoetis Vanguard crLyme vaccine for dogs a 15-month DOI claim

USDA grants Zoetis Vanguard crLyme vaccine for dogs a 15-month DOI claim

The multivalent recombinant vaccine aids in preventing disease and arthritis associated with the agent that causes Lyme disease in dogs.

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Veterinarians, researchers encounter mystery malady in Montana dogs

Veterinarians, researchers encounter mystery malady in Montana dogs

Researchers at Cornell and IDEXX Laboratories Inc. are searching for answers to cases that look, act like canine influenza virus but might be something entirely different.

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10 reasons veterinary clients are afraid to say “yes”

10 reasons veterinary clients are afraid to say “yes”

Clients are afraid of being sold. You must make something emotional happen within them to get you a fully supported “yes.”

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Cannabis-based remedies lack reliable clinical evidence for veterinary use

Cannabis-based remedies lack reliable clinical evidence for veterinary use

Cannabis-based remedies lack reliable clinical evidence; until further research is available, use of marijuana in dogs and cats is entirely experimental and based only on anecdote.

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Researchers back comparative oncology to solve shared kid, dog cancers

Researchers back comparative oncology to solve shared kid, dog cancers

Top cancer researchers and leaders in pediatric and veterinary medicine gathered for the first-ever Paws for a Cure Summit, hosted by Canines-N-Kids Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes research for the benefit of both kids and dogs with cancer, to discuss barriers and find solutions for enhancing collaborative efforts aimed at finding cures for cancers shared by kids and dogs.

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How to talk to owners of obese pets for better patient results

How to talk to owners of obese pets for better patient results

A common misperception exists among veterinary professionals that addressing a pet’s obesity will offend a pet owner with obesity.

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Why standing tall in the veterinary profession safeguards you against vulnerability

Why standing tall in the veterinary profession safeguards you against vulnerability

For Marty Becker, DVM, and tens of thousands of veterinary healthcare professionals, embracing Fear Free has moved us to a high outcropping of solid rock, away from the sinking sand of things that tug at our hearts and purse strings.

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Zoetis completes acquisition of Nexvet Biophrma

Zoetis completes acquisition of Nexvet Biophrma

Zoetis Inc., manufacturer of veterinary vaccines and medicines for veterinarians, livestock producers, farmers, and pet owners, announced the completion of its $85 million acquisition of Nexvet Biopharma, a Tullamore, Ireland-based company that manufactures monoclonal antibodies (mAb) for companion animal pain management.

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Morris Animal funds veterinary student summer research program

Morris Animal funds veterinary student summer research program

Morris Animal Foundation (MAF), through this year’s Veterinary Student Scholars program, is funding 20 students conducting summer research projects at 20 different schools of veterinary medicine in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean.

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UC Davis veterinary surgeons perform rare bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy

UC Davis veterinary surgeons perform rare bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy

After handed a diagnosis of bilateral adrenal tumors in their dog, Makana, her owners took her to the University of California, Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, where the Internal Medicine Service, the Soft Tissue Surgery Service, and the Diagnostic Imaging Service developed a plan to address the 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever’s complicated condition.

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National organization launches to support women veterinary practice owners

National organization launches to support women veterinary practice owners

Veterinary-centric finance company Calico is backing a new organization, Practice Ownership for Women (POW), to join veterinary students, practicing veterinarians, and practice owners to share knowledge, experience, and support, according to founders Courtney Post and MacKenzie Martin.

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1Data seeks to spark breakthroughs in animal, human health

1Data seeks to spark breakthroughs in animal, human health

1Data project aims to help scientists fully simulate the design of animal models and identify congruencies between human and animal diseases.

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New AAHA practice management program aims to improve veterinary culture

New AAHA practice management program aims to improve veterinary culture

The new continuing education program is designed to help managers improve culture, human resources, and digital marketing within their veterinary practices.

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AVMA announces new mental health resource programs

AVMA announces new mental health resource programs

To help its members understand what professional wellness resources are available to them depending on where they live, the AVMA’s State-by-State Wellness Programs for Veterinary Professionals resource connects veterinarians with state-based well-being programs.

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AVMA surveys base to boost practice performance

AVMA surveys base to boost practice performance

The association aims to provide members with practice performance data that will help them make better business decisions.

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BluePearl creates canine influenza auxiliary treatment unit

BluePearl creates canine influenza auxiliary treatment unit

Away from the main hospital, infected dogs are given antibiotics, fluids, and oxygen support.

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Update: Dog vaccinated against rabies did not contract disease

Update: Dog vaccinated against rabies did not contract disease

Authorities are investigating what went wrong.

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Zoetis launches Clavamox Chewable for dogs, cats

Zoetis announced the commercial launch of Clavamox Chewable (amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets), which is effective in treating skin infections in dogs and cats, periodontal infections in dogs, and urinary tract infections in cats, according to the company.

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​2017 National Veterinary Scholars Symposium exposes students to biomedical research

Approximately 650 veterinary students and researchers from 38 veterinary schools from the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, the Netherlands, and France gathered Aug. 3-6 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to discuss innovative animal health research and the future of veterinary medicine.

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Four reasons veterinary clients avoid regular checkups for their cats—and what you can do about it

A recent survey found 92 percent of cat owners say their cat’s health is important to them, but only half of all American cats taken to the veterinarian by their caretakers on a regular basis; inspire cat owners to participate in Take Your Cat to Vet Day on August 22.

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Four-letter pet peeves and other veterinary vocabulary vexations

Why some terminology often strikes one veterinarian as disparaging, disdainful and otherwise disrespectful to companion animals.

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The amazing grace of senior pets

Help clients' older furry companions age with dignity and quality through observation, early detection and diagnosis, and care delivered by a collaborative veterinarian-owner approach.

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