AVMA names keynote speaker for 2018 conventionBy: Veterinary Practice News Activist and entrepreneur to deliver ‘When Passion Meets Empowerment’
When nature gives you Zika virus…cure cancer with it!By: Jennifer Gaumnitz, Senior Content Specialist New research shows that Zika kills the kind of brain cancer cells that are hardest to treat.
AVMA Economic Summit highlights veterinary income, job marketBy: Veterinary Practice News Real income is declining, starting salaries are increasing, employment is high, compassion satisfaction is low
Veterinarian killed in plane crash during Fetch dvm360By: dvm360.com staff Dr. Mike Zareski and another passenger unable to escape light craft after it hits private home in San Diego County.
Tufts researchers find first genomic biomarkers in extracellular vesiclesBy: Veterinary Practice News Editors
The research provides a greater understanding of myxomatous mitral valve disease and heart failure in dogs
Unlucky leaky Lucy: When that Labrador’s gotta go gotta go right nowBy: Sarah J. Wooten, DVM
This update on treating urethral incontinence in dogs calls for less frequent administration of PPA, the most common form of treatment.
Causes of canine stomatitis
By: John Lewis, VMD, FAVD, Dipl. AVDC
What causes canine stomatitis? Sometimes we can’t pinpoint a specific cause, but similar to cats affected by stomatitis, many canine cases appear to be an aberrant response of the immune system to plaque that accumulates on the teeth.
Vet saves dog bitten by coral snake
Elvis still has plenty of No. 1 hits coming thanks to the veterinary team at BluePearl Veterinary Partners hospital in San Antonio, Texas. That’s because Elvis, a 7-year-old Cairn terrier, was bitten by a coral snake while playing outside.
Researchers make breakthrough in feline infectious peritonitis trial
By: dvm360.com staff
The study, funded by Morris Animal Foundation, saw patients go into remission after antiviral treatment.
Toxoplasmosis: How a cat parasite exploits immune cells to reach the brainBy: Stockholm University Scientists have previously shown that a parasite from cats can infect people’s brain and affect our behaviour. Now, researchers at Stockholm University have discovered how the parasite takes control of our cells.
Feeding PPID and IR Senior Horses
By: Erica Larson, News Editor
Although PPID is an endocrine disorder, with it comes many nutrition-related challenges, meaning a significant number of owners and managers must devise precise feeding plans to keep horses with PPID healthy and reduce the likelihood of complications.
Electrolytes Encourage Horses to Drink During WinterBy: Kentucky Equine Research Staff
Horse owners use Restore SR and Restore Paste to help horses replenish electrolytes lost from sweating in the heat of summer. Lori Johnson, however, uses the salty flavor of these products to encourage her horses to drink when wintertime temperatures fluctuate in South Carolina.
Bucked Shins: New Treatment May Provide ReliefBy: Kentucky Equine Research Staff Few treatment options for bucked shins exist outside of rest, administration of pain medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and, in some cases, shockwave therapy.
EHV Confirmed in King County, Washington, HorseBy: Erica Larson, News Editor The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) reported Dec. 15 that a Washington state horse has tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1).
Olive Oil For Dogs
By: Diagnostic Imaging Systems
An awesome addition to your pooch’s diet, olive oil packs a nutritious one-two punch. Ever wonder why? Here are just a few reasons to share with your canine buddy.
Hiring Winners – Hire for Attitude!By: Thomas E. Catanzaro, DVM, MHA
This article will not discuss retention and attrition, but both MUST be eventually addressed if you hire people to be developed into practice winners.
Why You Should Consider a Barn CatBy: Diagnostic Imaging Systems
Have you seen stray cats hanging around the barn or home? Wish they’d go away? Don’t be so sure they can’t lend a helping paw.
dvm360 readers: How would you answer this pet owner?By: dvm360.com staff
This veterinary client longs to provide care for her pets, but her financial circumstances have taken a turn for the worse. What would your advice to her be?