Types of War Dogs
Over the centuries dogs have had many roles with the military, but in modern times specific duties have been defined where dogs can give the best service.Read More
Discovery of new bacteria complicates problem with salmon poisoning in dogs
By: Oregon State University
Scientist discovery of another bacterium for dogs with similar symptoms of salmon poisoningRead More
November Marks Fifth Annual National Pet Cancer Awareness Month
As the No. 1 disease-related killer of dogs and cats, cancer claims millions of pets each year. This November, we will seek to increase awareness about the prevalence, detection and treatment of pet cancer during the fifth annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month.Read More
Purebred or Mixed?
By: Diagnostic Imaging Systems
Happy Kids-Happy Pets. “Written” by dogs and cats to teach children how to take care of pets, and make a difference in children’s and animals lives. Get yours today.
National Pet Diabetes Month
By: University Veterinary Hospital & Diagnostic Center
Diabetes in animals is very similar to diabetes in humans. However, when it comes to our furry friends, it can be difficult for them to communicate when something is amiss.
Kills Your Pet’s White Blood Cells, Leaving a Sitting Duck for Deadly Virus
By: Healthy pets
FPV is highly contagious and life-threatening. The virus attacks rapidly dividing cells in the cat’s body – especially those found in the GI tract, bone marrow and the stem cells of kittens in the womb.
Lessons learned about safe, efficient spays and neuters
By: Hilal Dogan, Veterinary Medicine
You’ve done these surgeries a million times (slight exaggeration). But you’ll likely glean something new from this veterinary practitioner’s take on the updated spay and neuter guidelines.
Treating Battered Horses in the Shadow of Egypt’s Pyramids
By: Diaa Hadid and Nour Youseff
Jill Barton has a free clinic just south of the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt
Show Smart: Be Aware of Virus Outbreaks
By: The Horse Magazine
With a lot to think about for show preparation, checking for equine disease outbreaks can often fall off the to-do list.
Classical Music Could Help Your Horse De-stress
By: Leslie Potter
Researchers say that horses listen to classical music, may help them in stressful situations
Deadly snake’s unique paralyzing venom may lead to new pain treatments
By: Catharine Paddock
Venom from a blue coral snake may make new pain treatments for humans
In an exotic-animal emergency, assess before you address
By: Julia K. Whittington
Dr. Julia Whittington explains the importance of taking the time to observe critical exotic pets before diving in with therapeutic measures.
Shelter Medicine In the News
By: Penn Vet News
Thanks to the continued generosity of the Richard Lichter Charity for Dogs, the Penn Vet’s Shelter Dog Specialty Medical Treatment Project will be extended to help more shelter dogs in need.
Radiographic Positioning: Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes, Part 1
By: Purdue University
In this first of two articles on radiographic positioning, we provide an overview of the principles and guidelines of radiation safety in the workplace as well as the techniques used to obtain good-quality orthopedic radiographs of the skull, shoulders, and elbows with great efficiency and care for the patient.
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