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FDA requests preventative labels on dewormers to combat antiparasitic resistance

FDA requests preventative labels on dewormers to combat antiparasitic resistance

Drug companies are being asked to revise the labels of medicine to treat certain internal parasites in livestock and horses. The goal is to provide better understanding of the proper use of dewormers and slow down the development of antiparasitic resistance at farm level.

New probiotics may help dogs with AHDS

New probiotics may help dogs with AHDS

Dogs administered ExeGi Pharma’s Visbiome Vet probiotic in a trial showed faster recovery from acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome. Results indicated higher concentrations of healthy microbes and significantly lower quantities of the pathogenic bacterium, Clostridium perfringens.

Revisiting Veterinary Practice News’ top 10 features and stories of 2018

Revisiting Veterinary Practice News’ top 10 features and stories of 2018

With only a few weeks left in 2018, it is time to look back at the most memorable moments of the year. See what news items and feature stories from the last 12 months got the most views and interest.

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.

Purina donation helps U.S. military veterans adopt rescue dogs

Purina donation helps U.S. military veterans adopt rescue dogs

A program supporting veterans with PTSD and other brain injuries through rescue dog adoption has received a $25,000 donation from Purina. The company donated one dollar for every social media post made in support of its #DogThanking campaign to Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation.

Henry Schein celebrates 20 years helping children over the holidays

Henry Schein celebrates 20 years helping children over the holidays

More than 1200 underserved children from around the world enjoyed a heartwarming holiday, thanks to Henry Schein's 20th annual Holiday Cheer for Children. Its "Team Schein Members" donated gifts and food to local charities, sponsored individual children, hosted events, or gave presents.

NTSA honors team behind K9 Diesel medical trainer

NTSA honors team behind K9 Diesel medical trainer

TraumaFX, a division of Kforce Government Solutions, received NTSA’s Modeling and Simulation Acquisition Team Award for developing a lifelike artificial dog made with interchangeable limbs and realistic, adjustable breathing used to train first responders and veterinary professionals.