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.
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.
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.
Morris Animal Foundation Receives $250K from Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Company for Pet Cancer Research
The Morris Animal Foundation will receive $250,000 from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Company to further research pet cancer, specifically in felines.
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
Alternative diets have long been a suspected cause of DCM. This study looks at other potential causes and how to communicate this information to clients.
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.
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.
Researchers Pioneer Use of New Technique to Treat Life-Threatening Heart Arrhythmias in Dogs
Researchers have developed a new treatment for dogs with a rare, but life-threatening, arrhythmia. The technique uses radio frequencies, and is modified from a human cardiology procedure.
New Study by Veterinary Researcher Shows Promise in the Fight Against Parasitic Worms
In an exciting new development, a team of researchers has published a study that could prove promising in the fight against parasitic worms. An international team of scientists that included Tim Day, professor of biomedical studies at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, conducted genomic studies of 81 worm species, including 45 that had …