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Today’s Veterinary News

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ASSISI ANIMAL HEALTH UNVEILS THE ASSISI LOOP 2.0

T1509C03_A T1509C03_BAssisi Animal Health has unveiled the Assisi Loop 2.0, a nonpharmaceutical anti-inflammatory device (NPAID). The Assisi Loop 2.0 uses patented targeted pulsed electromagnetic field (tPEMF) technology that has been demonstrated through laboratory testing to have an effect on the known biochemical and cellular mechanisms of action related to inflammation. The Assisi Loop 2.0 can be prescribed by veterinarians to treat orthopedic injuries, degenerative neurologic issues, postsurgical pain and swelling, inflammatory conditions, and wounds. The Assisi Loop 2.0 features a sturdy sheath covering the coil wire applicator and comes in 2 sizes, the original 20-cm diameter coil and the new 10-cm size. Each Assisi Loop 2.0 delivers upwards of 150 fifteen-minute treatment cycles, and is even effective through bandages and casts. For more information, veterinarians should contact their independent distributor representative or call (866) 830-7342. Photo by Jenny Jones from SAGE Centers for Assisi Animal Health.

VETOVATION VIDEO SMARTSCOPE SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE FOR IPHONE

T1509C03_CThe vetOvation smartScope system utilizes an iPhone to perform video otology and rhinoscopy, and assist during intubation. The images and video of the anatomy inside a patient’s ears and nose are captured on the iPhone and can be shared with a client via email. The dual channel otoscope enables continuous lavage along with removal of wax and hair. A video demonstrating the ease of using the smartScope system in an examination or operating room is available on the company’s website. Please visit vetovation.com for more information.

NUTRAMAX LABORATORIES LAUNCHES MARIN PLUS

T1509C03_DNutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences, Inc has introduced Marin Plus for dogs, a new liver health supplement that combines classic Marin for dogs with NMXCC95 curcumin extract and medium chain triglyceride (MCT) oil. NMXCC95 curcumin extract has been shown to be hepatoprotective by helping inhibit the inflammatory pathway and supporting oxidative balance. This extract provides superior bioavailability at 7 times higher overall absorption as compared to standard curcumin. MCT oil is an easily absorbed energy source for the liver. Marin Plus is available in a soft chew for dogs 10 lb and up, with 60 soft chews in a pouch. For additional information, visit marinplusliver.com or contact customer service at (888) 886-6442.

CERENIA NOW APPROVED FOR USE IN DOGS UNTIL VOMITING RESOLVED

T1509C03_EZoetis, Inc has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an update to the labeling for CERENIA (maropitant citrate) tablets. The revised label now allows for once-daily administration until resolution of acute vomiting for dogs 7 months of age and older. Previously, the dosing and administration instructions limited use to 5 consecutive days for prevention of acute vomiting. The dosing limitation for use in dogs 2 to 7 months of age remains 5 consecutive days. For more information, visit zoetisus.com.

PURINA DEBUTS NATURAL THERAPEUTIC DIETS FOR DOGS AND CATS

T1509C03_FPurina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets has announced the launch of its first natural therapeutic diet: Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets EN Gastroenteric Naturals with Added Vitamins and Minerals. The new products are now available in both canine and feline formulations and dry and canned varieties. The new EN Gastroenteric Naturals diets are formulated without added artificial colors, flavors, corn, or wheat. For more information, visit purinaveterinarydiets.com.
Did you know... September is Animal Pain Awareness Month. For more information, visit the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management website, ivapm.org. See The Back Page: Veterinary Viewpoints to read about the 2015 AAHA/AAFP Pain Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats.

DECHRA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF ANIMAX OINTMENT

T1509C03_GDechra Veterinary Products U.S. has announced the availability of 3 sizes—7.5, 15, and 30 mL—of Animax Ointment (nystatin, neomycin sulfate, thiostrepton, triamcinolone acetonide ointment). Animax Ointment is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved drug that provides local therapy for a variety of cutaneous disorders in dogs and cats. It is only available to veterinarians or by prescription from a veterinarian. Contact your veterinary distributor or local Dechra representative for further details, or visit dechra-us.com.

MERIAL INTRODUCES ORAVET DENTAL HYGIENE CHEWS FOR DOGS

T1509C03_HMerial has announced the U.S. launch of OraVet Dental Hygiene Chews for dogs, which are administered daily and use dual action technology to significantly reduce the formation of plaque, calculus, and halitosis at their source. Each OraVet Dental Hygiene Chew releases delmopinol, a compound originally developed for human dentistry and exclusively licensed to Merial for veterinary use. When taken daily, OraVet Dental Hygiene Chews have shown a 53% reduction in halitosis, a 42% reduction in plaque, and a 54% reduction in calculus compared to dry diets alone. The chews are currently offered in 3 sizes for small, medium, and large dogs, with an extra-small chew expected to be available in the U.S. by the end of 2015. For more information, please visit merial.com.

EPS ANNOUNCES NEW METRIC-ONLY ORAL DISPENSERS

T1509C03_IEPS, Inc has released new Metric-Only Oral Dispensers, which are stocked in 4 sizes—1, 3, 5, and 10 mL—and complement EPS’ growing line of other metric-only and dual graduation dispensing products for both hospital and community use. Over 40 styles and capacities are in stock and ready for immediate shipment. EPS’ Oral Dispensers contain an innovative one-piece plunger construction that eliminates rubber grommets and silicone coating, facilitating an easy sliding of the plunger through the barrel, and the dispensers are completely latex-free. For more information, contact Robert Braverman or visit medidose.com.

WORLD SMALL ANIMAL VETERINARY ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 2015 AWARD WINNERS

T1509C03_JDuring its annual World Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) announced the winners of its annual awards, which recognize veterinary excellence and achievement globally. Recipients include:
  • WSAVA International Award for Scientific Achievement: Dr. Michael R. Lappin, Professor of Small Animal Clinical Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University
  • WSAVA Global One Health Award: Dr. Nalinika Obeyesekere, CEO of Blue Paw Trust, which advances animal welfare in Sri Lanka
  • WSAVA Global Meritorious Service Award: Nepalese veterinarian Dr. Mukti Narayan Shrestha
  • WSAVA President's Award: Professor Jan Gajentaan (posthumously), who founded the Dutch Voorjaarsdagen (Spring) Congress before cofounding the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA)
  • WSAVA Hill's Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award: Dr S. Sivagurunathan, Chairman of the Animal Medical Center (AMC) Group of Hospitals in Malaysia
  • WSAVA Hill’s Next Generation Award: Dr. Pantakarn Onnak, from Chonburi, Thailand
  • The WSAVA Henry Schein Cares International Veterinary Community Service Award: Dr. Nantarika Chansue from Nonthaburi, Thailand
The WSAVA is an umbrella organization representing 146,500 veterinarians globally through 96 member associations. For more information about the organization or the accomplishments of this year’s award winners, visit wsava.org.
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