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Why a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for pet insuranceAccording to the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA), the combined gross premium of the pet health insurance sector in the U.S. and Canada rose 24 percent from $1.15 billion in 2017 to $1.42 billion by the end of 2018.
Boehringer Ingelheim, GNA Biosolutions to develop ASF rapid diagnostic tool
February 27, 2019Veterinarians, farmers, and the food-producing industry may soon have a new tool to help diagnose and stop the worldwide spread of African swine fever (ASF). Boehringer Ingelheim and GNA Biosolutions are partnering up to develop a rapid ASF diagnostic test that would be used in combination with GNA’s portable molecular diagnostic platform. “This partnership represents another example of our focus on prevention and our continuous effort to control swine diseases,” said Alain Wille, DVM, head …
UGA hackathon leads to pet, livestock care, welfare solutions
April 13, 2018At the first-ever Georgia Animal Health Hackathon on the University of Georgia campus in Athens (UGA) this past weekend, nearly 100 students worked to develop potential solutions for the care and welfare of pets and livestock. The animal health-focused hackathon featured such ideas as a fitness tracker for owners and their pets and a thermo-detection drone for early identification of sick livestock.. Nearly 20 mentors from industry, academia, and clinical practice provided …