Osteoarthritis Staging Tool for Dogs Now Available
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of chronic pain in dogs. The COAST staging tool is expected to improve the diagnosis and monitoring of dogs with OA.
Veterinarians Use 3D Printing to Replace Cat’s Skull
Veterinarians at Washington State University successfully treated a cat with three brain tumors with an intense, innovative surgery. Doctors at WSU created a model of the cat’s skull and then 3D printed a new skull for him.
Banfield and NAVC Release Report on Osteoarthritis in Obese Animals
The 2019 Veterinary Emerging Topics (VET) report on osteoarthritis in obese animals focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of OA, and the barriers encountered in providing the recommended care for the disease.
Veterinary Dean Named at University of Arizona
Julie Funk has been named founding dean of the University of Arizona’s proposed veterinary college. Her first job: getting the proposed program accredited.
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.