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Global veterinary organizations issue joint statement against antimicrobial resistance

Global veterinary organizations issue joint statement against antimicrobial resistance

Along with AVMA, veterinary organizations in Europe and Canada have issued a joint statement to ensure oversight of antimicrobial use, mitigation of antimicrobial resistance, and the continuing availability of critical animal and human medications.

FDA recalls several dry dog food products linked to vitamin D toxicity

FDA recalls several dry dog food products linked to vitamin D toxicity

The agency is adding another recall to its initial two, following an investigation that found elevated levels of vitamin D in a number of goods. According to the FDA, this is a developing situation and additional recalls may be announced.

New meds approved for noise aversion in dogs

New meds approved for noise aversion in dogs

Pexion, a prescription-only tablet, is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica. Dogs with noise aversion are sensitive to loud sounds and may show their distress by hiding, vocalizing, panting, shaking, or trembling.

Nutrition e-book available for free download

Nutrition e-book available for free download

Featuring some of the veterinary community’s leading nutrition experts, “Nutrition Essentials” is a four-part e-book exploring the role of nutrition in keeping dogs and cats healthy in the areas of chronic kidney disease, dermatology, obesity, and oncology.

Product add-on helps detect canine bladder and prostate cancers

Product add-on helps detect canine bladder and prostate cancers

Canine urothelial carcinoma (UC), also known as transitional cell carcinoma (TCC), is the most common cancer affecting the canine bladder and prostate, and is diagnosed in more than 80,000 dogs in the U.S. each year.

Coffee & Q&A with Trupanion’s CEO

Coffee & Q&A with Trupanion’s CEO

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Bayer to leave animal health market

Bayer to leave animal health market

The company says it is looking to divest itself of its animal health division, focusing instead on pharmaceuticals, consumer health, and crop science primary focus areas. The news comes following a 13.5 percent decline in sales.