Poll: Have You Suspected Clients of Obtaining Opioids for Personal Use?
We asked our Facebook users, ”Have you ever suspected a pet parent of obtaining opioids for his or her pet so he or she can use the painkillers themselves?“ 62% answered ”yes“ and 38% said ”no.“
VEA Converts Ideas Into Reality, Accelerating Innovation in Animal Health
Want to showcase your innovative ideas for the veterinary field? Register for Season 4 of The IDEA Competition hosted by the Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy (VEA) and potentially win prize money to introduce your idea into the world. Registration ends July 15, 2019!
Can We Find a Cure for Canine Hemangiosarcoma?
The results from a University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine research project and clinical trial not only benefits dogs with canine hemangiosarcoma, but may be applicable to humans too.
UGA, Navicent Health Partner on Pacemakers for Dogs
The Pacemaker Donation Program provides heart patients at MCNH the option of donating their used pacemakers to canine heart patients at UGA.
Rescued Harp Seal “Sally Ride” Released From National Aquarium
Following Marie Tharp’s release, Sally Ride has finally completed her treatment at the National Aquarium and was released back into the ocean on April 25, 2019.
UC Davis PET Research to Improve Racehorse Safety and Welfare
A significant advance in veterinary research is coming to the racetrack in the form of a standing equine PET scanner. The machine will soon be available at Santa Anita Park, marking a major milestone in the battle against racetrack injuries.
WSAVA Adds Animal Welfare Guidelines
WSAVA, which is dedicated to advancing the health and welfare of companion animals worldwide, has released its animal welfare guidelines.
Study Looks at Veterinarian Attitudes Toward Euthanasia of Pets
Sometimes, pet owners elect to have their animals euthanized because they can’t or won’t pay for treatment. The other side of the coin is when the animal is suffering and treatment is futile but the owners refuse to consider euthanasia. A recent study showed that these issues cause moral distress for veterinarians.
Companion Animal Clinician, Educator and Researcher to Receive the 2019 WSAVA Scientific Achievement Award
Dr. Stephen DiBartola – companion animal clinician, educator, and researcher – will receive the 2019 WSAVA Scientific Achievement Award for his contributions to the small animal veterinary field.