February 26, 2020The coordinated humanitarian work of two veterinarians living in different continents is helping treat the burn wounds of countless animals affected by Australia’s recent wildfires.
December 3, 2019As part of the annual They Ate What?! X-ray Contest, VPN invites its reader community to vote on what they think is the best rad among the finalists.
November 20, 2019Ten veterinarians from across the U.S. have joined forces as the leaders of national advocacy campaigns for animal health, safety, and wellness.
December 14, 2018Now working as Toronto Zoo’s veterinary dental consultant, Dr. French collaborates with internists, surgeons, and anesthesiologists to treat multiple system disease that often accompanies serious dental conditions. French—who has been practicing for 33 years joined—Veterinary Emergency Clinic (VEC) in 2001, where she maintains a practice in veterinary dentistry.
April 17, 2018
Canadian social media starlet Esther the Wonder Pig has ignited a campaign to raise money for a large animal CT scanner for the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). The first of its kind Canada, the Pegaso CT scanner will provide diagnostic imaging for pigs, standing horses, and other large animals.
Last fall, Esther, the 650-pound pig from Campbellville, Ontario, Canada, started experiencing health complications that caused …
March 26, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported nine cases of Salmonella infection connected to pet guinea pigs across eight states. The illnesses, which resulted in one hospitalization, ranged from July 2015 to Dec. 2017.
“This outbreak is a reminder that pet rodents such as guinea pigs, regardless of where they are purchased or adopted, can carry Salmonella bacteria even when they look healthy and clean,” states the advisory.
July 11, 2017Morris Animal Foundation hopes to advance the health of certain wildlife species through its funding of 11 studies aimed at tuberculosis, lead exposure, vaccine strategies, assessing chronic stress and more.
April 25, 2017Seeing a wide variety of avian, reptile and small mammal exotic pets every day is exciting and stimulating. Ever wonder what a day in the life looks like for me and my staff? Our first case might be a rabbit with an abscess on its mandible, an iguana with front and rear leg tremors or a macaw with a metal clasp that penetrated the underside of its tongue and encircled its mandibular beak.
April 11, 2017In a move designed to keep the integrity of the pricing of its products sacrosanct, Oxbow Animal Health, which manufactures food, litter, bedding, supplements and accessories for small, exotic pets, has initiated a minimum advertised price (MAP) policy for the majority of its products.
April 5, 2017Avian influenza, which brought an early demise to nearly 50 million chickens and turkeys and doubled the price of eggs in the U.S. in 2015, has returned.