America’s Oldest Giraffe Is Under Palliative Care at Zoo
The oldest giraffe in the U.S., Zoo Knoxville’s 31-year-old giraffe Patches, is under palliative care as the zoo staff prepares to say goodbye. Read her story.
Nearly Frozen, Unresponsive Cat Revived by Veterinarians in Montana
A team of veterinarians revived a three-year-old cat named Fluffy who was found nearly frozen to death in a snowbank in Kalispell, Montana. Read the amazing story of her recovery.
Study: French Bulldogs More Likely to Suffer from Difficult Births
French bulldogs are 15.9 times more likely to suffer from difficult births or dystocia than crossbred female dogs; among the dogs that had problems giving birth, French bulldogs were 2.4 times more likely to undergo invasive caesarean sections than crossbred dogs.
Veterinarians Remove Chew Toy Lodged in Dog’s Lower Jaw
Veterinarians had to sedate a seven-month-old-black Labrador retriever named Daisy after a chew toy became lodged onto her lower jaw.
UC Davis Veterinarians Team with Physician to Remove Tumor in Horse
UC Davis veterinarians made history with the first-ever image-guided tumor removal in a horse. A delicate surgery was performed to remove the massive sinus osteoma.
Puppy With Upside-Down Paws Goes Home After Successful Surgery
Milo, a puppy born with upside-down paws, was released from OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences after successful surgery. He is now receiving outpatient rehabilitative care.
New Procedure Fights Cancer in Dogs
Veterinary oncologists at the University of Missouri have developed a vaccine treatment for osteosarcoma — a common type of bone cancer in dogs — which allows oncologists to avoid chemotherapy.
Study: Grain-Free Diet for Dogs Leads to Canine Heart Disease
Researchers found a link between some popular grain-free, legume-rich dog diets and a type of nutritional deficiency and canine heart disease known as taurine-deficient dilated cardiomyopathy.
Veterinarians Fix Puppy’s Paws Pointing Up Instead of Down
A 10-week-old puppy born with his front paws facing up instead of down and unable to walk is recovering after surgery at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.