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FDA, Pfizer helping alleviate opioid shortage

FDA, Pfizer helping alleviate opioid shortage

The pharmaceutical company has lifted a restriction on distribution of injectable opioids for human use after being informed veterinarians are unable to get these products for pain control in their patients.

Bayer, ParaTheraTech partner to improve treatment of early-life diarrhea in calves

Bayer, ParaTheraTech partner to improve treatment of early-life diarrhea in calves

A new licensing agreement between the two companies will help farmers and veterinarians fight early-life diarrhea in dairy and beef cattle. Bayer will develop and commercialize novel compounds based on knowledge and intellectual property licensed by ParaTheraTech.

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.

Paw-protecting socks donated to pets injured in California fires

Paw-protecting socks donated to pets injured in California fires

Woodrow Wear is donating more than 500 sets of its ‘Power Paws’ nonslip pet socks to dogs and cats in the wake of the state’s devastating wildfires. The socks also help keep wounds clean and provide warmth.

Merck acquires digital technology company in $2.4-billion deal

Merck acquires digital technology company in $2.4-billion deal

Under the deal, Merck will acquire Antelliq Group, a digital animal identification, traceability, and monitoring company. Its products allow access to real-time, actionable information that can help farmers and veterinarians improve livestock management and health outcomes.

Southern Veterinary Partners awards scholarships to three LMU students

Southern Veterinary Partners awards scholarships to three LMU students

Three third-year students at the Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine have each received a $25,000 scholarship directed toward their tuition from Southern Veterinary Partners. The award's goal is to lessen debt and create a path for employment following graduation.