Morris Animal Foundation Awards $1 Million for New Studies Benefiting Canine and Feline Health
The studies will help veterinary scientists improve the health and quality of life of cats and dogs suffering from deadly and debilitating diseases including cancer, chronic upper respiratory disease and osteoarthritis.
The Veterinary Nurse Initiative Update
An update on the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI), which seeks to unite the veterinary technician profession under a single veterinary nurse title, standardize credentialing requirements and define scope of practice.
Pet Rehabilitation Center Expands Hydrotherapy Program
Hydrotherapy is beneficial for dogs suffering from arthritic pain or recovering from surgery. A Los Angeles rehab center just expanded its options.
FDA, Pfizer Work to Alleviate Shortage of Injectable Opioids at Veterinary Clinics
Pfizer had suspended the sale and delivery of injectable opioids to veterinary customers. The FDA has moved to help alleviate the crisis.
New Technique Treats Life-Threatening Heart Arrhythmias in Dogs
A new treatment using radio frequencies can treat dogs with a rare, but life-threatening, arrhythmia caused by atrioventricular accessory pathways, say researchers.
The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act Is Signed Into Law
A coalition joins forces to help pass legislation to support domestic violence survivors and their pets and to give them a safe place to heal
APPA Report: Americans Spent $69.5 Billion on Their Pets in 2017
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) released its latest figures on pet spending, with overall spending in the pet industry at $69.51 billion in 2017, an all-time high.
Yorkshire Terrier’s Leg Bones Regrown by UC Davis Surgeons Following a Severe Nonunion Fracture
UC Davis vets use new procedure to regrow bone with the use of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) and saves the leg of a 2-year-old Yorkshire terrier.
Help Pet Owners Keep Their Pets Safe This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is fun for both humans and their pets, but it can also pose dangers. Today’s Veterinary Nurse shares tips for keeping pets safe during this festive holiday.
An Arizona Community Program Benefits Feral Cats and Veterinary Students
Midwestern University veterinary students and We Care for Animals AZ are partnering in a trap-neuter-release program for feral cats.