Smoke inhalation, burns may lead to heart problems in cats
February 27, 2020Suffering moderate burns and smoke inhalation might have a detrimental effect on the cardiovascular health of animals, according to a new study out of the University of California, Davis, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (UC Davis VMTH).
KSU veterinary researchers, Anivive license FIP antiviral drug
September 20, 2018A collaboration at Kansas State University and Anivive Lifesciences is promoting the commercial development of GC376, an antiviral compound for feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), which previously has had no effective treatment or cure. Yunjeong Kim, DVM, PhD, ACVM, and Kyeong-Ok “KC” Chang, DVM, MS, PhD, virologists at KSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and William Groutas, a medicinal chemist at Wichita State University, have been collaborating since 2006 to develop antiviral drugs …
Veterinary Emerging Topics Report for 2018 focuses on AMR
February 15, 2018Banfield Pet Hospital and the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) have published the second annual Veterinary Emerging Topics (VET) Report. This year’s report focuses on feline antimicrobial usage and the mounting public health issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), expanding the 2017 conversation that discussed canine patients. “Our second annual VET Report enables Banfield to continue its commitment to advancing pet health,” said Daniel Aja, DVM, chief medical officer, Banfield Pet Hospital. “ … Our …