Service Dogs Help War Veterans with PTSD Symptoms
Overall symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are lower among war veterans with service dogs, a preliminary study led by Purdue researchers has found.
UF College of Veterinary Medicine to Launch Open Heart Program
UF’s College of Veterinary Medicine will launch an open heart surgery program for dogs, the only fully functional program of its kind in the U.S. and the only one to offer the complex procedure known as mitral valve repair.
Helping a Veterinary Colleague at Risk for Suicide
CDC researchers say that the increased risk of veterinarians in the U.S. to commit suicide is a trend that has spanned more than three decades. How can we help those who are struggling?
Purdue Mobile Veterinary Clinic Credited with 14,000 Shelter Animal Surgeries
Purdue University’s mobile veterinary service has performed more than 14,000 spays or neuters of Indiana shelter animals.
Fear Free Research Projects Aim to Alleviate Stress in Pets
Fear Free, which offers certification courses to veterinary and pet professionals, issued several grants or cash awards to veterinary researchers in 2018.
Survey: What U.S. Veterinarians Know About Medical Marijuana
Most surveyed veterinarians think medical marijuana can help dogs, despite not being able to prescribe it. And a majority are not even willing to discuss it with clients.
Veterinary Schools Receive Grants to Treat Cancer in Dogs
Five veterinary schools are receiving research grants from the V Foundation for Cancer Research in an innovative grant-making program that aims to accelerate research in the field of canine comparative oncology.
Can a Labrador Retriever’s Coat Color Impact Lifespan and Increase Health Issues?
Researchers found that the life expectancy of chocolate Labrador retrievers is significantly lower than their black and yellow counterparts.
CSI Veterinarian Helps Investigate Animal Crimes
Dr. Adam Stern has solved more than 500 animal crimes. This “CSI Vet” has seen some of the most horrific types of animal crimes imaginable.