It’s a tick’s world—pets are just living in it

There are almost 700 species of hard-bodied ticks worldwide, but fortunately only a minority of those found within the U.S. constitutes a disease threat to dogs and cats regarding transmission of pathogens or toxins.

COVID-19 research underway in Louisiana

Researchers at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU SVM) are hoping to develop a vaccine that could be used to prevent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in humans.

Is an FIP treatment close at hand?

Considered fatal, feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is now being called “treatable” by Niels Pedersen, DVM, PhD, who has studied the disease for nearly the entirety of his career.

The efficacy of metronidazole

The latest example of a ubiquitous therapy that has never been properly tested scientifically involves one of the most common clinical problems primary care veterinarians are faced with—diarrhea.