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UF to study fatal heart disease in Doberman pinschers

UF to study fatal heart disease in Doberman pinschers

A potentially fatal heart disease, dilated cardiomyopathy affects nearly half of all Doberman pinschers, and strikes this breed more than any other. The inherited disorder can cause sudden death, or can eventually lead to congestive heart failure.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition funds major renovation at KSU veterinary college

Hill’s Pet Nutrition funds major renovation at KSU veterinary college

The school has received a record sponsorship to give Mosier Hall a facelift. Once completed, the newly named Hill’s Pet Health and Nutrition Center will include a 5,000-sf research suite and a 270-seat contemporary auditorium.

Oregon veterinarian arrested for allegedly threatening employee with a handgun

Oregon veterinarian arrested for allegedly threatening employee with a handgun

Keith Richard Bartholomew, DVM, is facing charges of coercion and menacing, after police allege he pointed a handgun at an employee in the parking lot of his practice and sent threatening text messages to a former employee.

FDA accepting grant applications for new drugs to treat minor species

FDA accepting grant applications for new drugs to treat minor species

The agency is accepting applications for grants to support the development of new animal drugs to treat uncommon diseases in minor use and minor species (MUMS) that might not otherwise be brought to market.

Walkin’ Pets gives gift of mobility to kids’ charity

Walkin’ Pets gives gift of mobility to kids’ charity

Walkin’ Pets by HandicappedPets.com is providing wheels for every Bella’s Bumbas wheelchair built to help children who suffer from spina bifida or similar conditions. To date, the company has donated more than 1,156 wheels, helping nearly 575 children in need.