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FDA warns about isoxazoline drug use

FDA warns about isoxazoline drug use. The FDA (the US Food and Drug Administration) issued a warning to all pet owners and veterinarians about the potential risk for neurologic effects that the drugs in the class of isoxazoline might have on dogs and cats when treated for internal and external parasites. All the products that have agents from this class …

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Combination of surgeries to save a dog’s life

This news is about a combination of surgeries to save a dog’s life. A black Labrador puppy, age 11 months with the name Lottie, was the lucky and unlucky patient of a revolutionary combination of surgical techniques and procedures carried out at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). The adorable dog went for a routine spay when the team of veterinary …

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Prepare your pets for hurricane Florence

As we are getting ready for hurricane Florence, we decided to inform you about all local emergency contacts and local pet-friendly shelters that you might need so you can prepare your pets for hurricane Florence. Hurricane Florence is described as a strong and tropical cyclone that is getting near the Southeastern part of the United States and the Mid-Atlantic states. …

Study: The effects of CBD on epilepsy in dogs

A recent study about the effects of CBD on epilepsy in dogs, conducted at the Colorado State University’s James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, has seen positive results for controlling epileptic seizures in dogs. The study leading veterinarian is Dr. Stephanie McGrath and she says that she came to the idea to do a research study on the subject of …

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More than 20 veterinary clinics in osteosarcoma vaccine clinical trial

More than 20 veterinary clinics in osteosarcoma vaccine clinical trial. We all know that the veterinary science world is working on the development of a ground-breaking vaccine against the devastating osteosarcoma. This evolutionary vaccine is an immunotherapy treatment and it is designed as an alternative therapy over amputation and chemotherapy. The initial results from the pilot study for this vaccine …

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New Field Leishmania Test

A new field leishmania test has been made, tested and evaluated in the “PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases”. This brand-new test has been created by Laura Willen from the Charles University, Czech Republic. She and her colleagues developed an immunochromatographic test (ICT) that is able to rapidly screen the dogs for the presence of Phlebotomus perniciosus aka the Sand Fly. The …

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Animal Pain Awareness Month – September 2018

September is proclaimed to be Animal Pain Awareness Month. This whole-month-long holiday is sponsored by the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM). Their intentions are to educate and inform all pet owners about their pet’s health and pain management, and with all that maintaining the well-being of that pet. This awareness month was inspired by the sole purpose of …

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We’ve destroyed more than 80% of all wildlife

We’ve destroyed more than 80% of all wildlife. A recent study, led by professor Weizmann from the Institute of Science in Israel, showed that humans are the worst that happened to this planet. Their report says that humanity is killing the planet one bit at a time. They have measured that the entire human population of 7.6 billion is only …