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NewsVirbac has jumped into the U.S. therapeutic pet food market with Veterinary HPM Spay and Neuter Diets for sterilized cats and dogs.
NewsThe latest news in the veterinary industry includes updates from Mars, Petco and CAPC.
NewsEL Elemental can be used to diagnose and nutritionally manage dogs with adverse food reactions.
NewsSetting professional goals is one way to reduce the threat, the survey finds.
NewsThe average student selected five schools for consideration.
NewsThe organization has awarded the CVPM to 906 people over the years and expects to hit four figures in 2022.
NewsThe consolidator names a chief veterinary officer, chief growth officer and marketing officer.
NewsBond Vet, with financial backing from Warburg Pincus, looks to expand beyond New York.
NewsThe Minnesota hospital and three other finalists successfully navigated the pandemic.
NewsAn iVET360 survey recommends that clinics make “a better effort to keep the people they have.”
NewsA veterinary technician suggested the classes as a way to counter burnout and exhaustion.
NewsVethelpline subscribers can communicate with a veterinary expert through an app or by phone.
NewsThe company cites its “openness” as a reason veterinarians can seek work at a rival hospital.
News“Together, we can be a strong partner for our customers,” Midmark’s CEO says.
Client CommunicationThe AVMA and Mars Veterinary produced separate resources for veterinary professionals.
Innovation/TechnologyVeterinary professionals choose the breakthroughs they say have had the most positive impact on animal health care.
NewsDr. Mark Stetter spent nearly a decade running the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
NewsVeterinarians can earn at least $60,000 in most cases by going to work in select markets.
NewsAlfaxan Multidose and Zoletil are among the products obtained by Zoetis.
NewsDr. José Arce will serve a one-year term and make way in 2022 for Dr. Lori Teller.
NewsCredentialing can boost pay to $40 an hour, more than double what’s typically found nationwide.
NewsThe website design and digital marketing company ProSites has expanded its veterinary business with the acquisition of Canada-based LifeLearn Animal Health.
Veterinary ProductsCyclavance comes in 5-, 15-, 30- and 50-milliliter vials.
NewsThe $500 million campaign includes a $15 minimum wage, student debt counseling, and diversity and inclusion programs.
Veterinary ProductsFull FDA approval of Tanovea is the first of its kind, offering hope to the owners of tens of thousands of dogs.
Pet InsuranceSome preexisting conditions are automatically covered when a pet owner who purchases a policy through an employer switches from another carrier.
NewsPet wellness programs will be integrated into Covetrus’ practice information management systems.
NewsThe transaction expands National Veterinary Associates’ family of specialty and emergency practices.
NewsThe young company’s product pipeline includes dermatologic therapeutics and treatments for canine parvovirus and inflammatory bowel disease.
Veterinary ProductsThe Canadian company’s dictation software is designed to save time throughout the veterinary practice.
NewsCloud-based ezyVet is an option for veterinary practices alongside Cornerstone and Neo.
NewsOhio State unveils a newly completed veterinary clinic, while Lincoln Memorial starts work on an expansion.
NewsAccording to the company, millions of pet birds make up “a highly underserved market.”
NewsWellHaven Pet Health is the third startup organization for Jenni Jones.
NewsNationwide policyholders receive preferred pricing on pet drugs at Walmart and its members-only chain.
NewsLemonade voluntarily discontinues three statements challenged by Trupanion.
NewsNo changes are expected in management or with other veterinary industry investors.
NewsJoii app users more often than not sought assistance with low-risk pet health issues.
NewsThe owner of 33 veterinary hospitals is planning further growth.
NewsPure Balance PRO+ is promoted as “veterinarian formulated” and “super premium.”
NewsDr. Jason Coe is the AVMA’s Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year. Dr. Jeff Boehm and Valerie Fenstermaker also are honored.
NewsHemp-based Sentesa is intended to support a dog’s health and healing.
NewsThe oral flea and tick fighter contains the active ingredient lotilaner.
NewsMore than 3.1 million dogs and cats were covered in 2020 as the U.S. market hit $1.99 billion.
NewsThe animal welfare group wants to loosen restrictions on veterinarians.
NewsGrowing numbers of pets are at risk of contracting heartworm, Lyme, ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis.
NewsThe members-only practice anticipates constructing 24 more hospitals by 2025.
NewsExpected soon: a veterinary-exclusive food line, GPS pet tracker and additional territories.
NewsThe transaction is expected to strengthen Patterson in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets.
NewsTexas and New Mexico residents make up the inaugural class.
NewsPetWellClinic plans to open 25 walk-in veterinary practices in the D.C. area and dozens more nationwide.
NewsVeterinary Integration Solutions releases a report on the state of corporate ownership.
NewsDr. Alexandra L. Winter formerly worked on JAVMA and is associate editor of the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine.
NewsAmy Christensen has leadership experience with Banfield, 24 Hour Fitness and Starbucks.
NewsThe organization cites COVID and “the popularity of our fully virtual 2020 meeting.”
NewsA 76% reduction in carbon emissions is expected as part of a companywide sustainability campaign.
NewsA new company, SimplyDONEsocial, tries to ease the strain of updating a practice’s platforms.
NewsSay hello to the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges.
NewsBottles were sold on Amazon through a third-party retailer.
NewsYuMove Advance 360 for Cats comes in capsule form and is given once a day.
NewsFoodScience, whose brands include VetriScience and Pet Naturals, is acquired by Wind Point Partners.
NewsCertain groups are at a disadvantage, say a former college dean and an AAVMC researcher.
NewsThe American Pet Products Association expects spending on pets in all categories to reach nearly $110 billion this year.
NewsThe telehealth platform provider is doing business in Canada.
NewsWomen at the high end of the pay scale might earn $100,000 less annually.
NewsThe new services connect pet owners with their veterinarian and other experts.
NewsFormer Idexx chief Jonathan Ayers calls wild cat conservation “a very tangible cause.”
NewsFive years of continuous employment could put practitioners on the path to a $225,000 or $450,000 windfall.
NewsNewly established Inspire Veterinary Partners wants hospital team members to “share in the ownership.”
NewsSupporting the health and longevity of every cat is the focus of free advice for veterinary professionals.
NewsUC Davis, Cornell and Ohio State place in the top six worldwide.
NewsThe practice consolidator will use the investment to grow its 12-clinic network.
NewsPurina Pro Plan LiveClear comes in three formulas, with three more planned for introduction in March 2021.
NewsDr. Link Welborn is a former AAHA president and the owner of six veterinary practices.
NewsThe battery-powered Tono-Vera, from Reichert Technologies, accommodates wireless data transfer.
NewsThe app analyzes a pet’s condition and advises the owner whether to seek veterinary care.
NewsOak Hill Capital will help grow the 46-hospital chain.
NewsAs virtual care rises in popularity, practical advice is available to help practitioners introduce and monetize the service.
NewsThe new owner serves pet groomers and other small business sectors.
NewsZoetis’ new Solensia, like Librela for dogs, contains an injectable monoclonal antibody.
NewsAVS is a Level II veterinary emergency and critical care facility.
NewsThe digital radiography system is low dose and easy to use, according to the manufacturer.
NewsThe cannabinoid products for dogs carry the NASC Quality Seal.
NewsKenichiro Yagi is the first person in the United States to hold such a position.
NewsTechnicians are divided into four tiers, with the highest earners getting $42 an hour.
NewsPreferred pricing is offered on veterinary prescriptions filled at the national retailer.
NewsU.S. pet owners spent almost $800 million in 2020, nearly half of it in the veterinary channel.
NewsA $3.6 million, six-year donation will support the College of Veterinary Medicine and its students in multiple ways.
NewsTiana Rangchi’s work on a case study earns her $35,000 from Simmons Educational Fund.
NewsThe current cycle ends Sept. 15. Fee waivers are available in some cases.
NewsAnother industry event, the VHMA annual conference, will be in-person in September.
NewsObesity-related insurance claims have swelled over the past nine years, Nationwide reports.
NewsCollegiality is important for the well-being of the entire veterinary team.
NewsRandolph Legg replaces Everett Hoekstra, who played a key role in the 2017 merger with Merial.
NewsMedications from Pegasus Laboratories and Anivive Lifesciences earned conditional approvals.
NewsSwift results from the FIRSTract assay can help prevent the overprescribing of antibiotics.
NewsNewly hired professors include an animal welfare expert and a practicing veterinarian.
NewsThe Dechra catalog now includes the equine pyrexia drug and the previously purchased Mirataz.
NewsThe AAFP gives member practices six months to transition away from medically unnecessary onychectomies.
NewsPandemic restrictions likely discouraged clients from volunteering their cats and dogs as donors.
NewsJon Wells replaces John Baumann, who led the equipment manufacturer “though a period of tremendous growth.”
NewsThe monoclonal antibody KIND-030 has shown promise on its path to possible regulatory approval.
NewsMedical device maker DJO gains a foothold in the veterinary field.
NewsMore than 950 practices contributed data on what they charge for hundreds of services.
Veterinary ProductsFDA-approved Stelfonta is an injectable treatment for certain mast cell tumors in dogs.
Pet InsuranceAn injured boxer cared for at a Virginia practice is the 2020 Hambone winner.
Innovation/TechnologyNow operating in parts of Europe and flush with cash, the company sets its sights on Canada and France.
NewsBond Vet will use investor money to grow from four clinics to 14 or more.
Diversity and InclusionStakeholders from across the veterinary profession will set goals for improving diversity, equity and inclusion.
NewsAn AVMA report finds that starting salaries jumped by 6% in 2019 and 18% of graduates bore no student debt.
Veterinary ProductsThe monthly injectable monoclonal antibody fights osteoarthritis pain in dogs.
Client CommunicationHundreds of veterinarians and veterinary technicians are available for telehealth consultations.
Veterinary EducationTeam members at Pathway Vet Alliance and Thrive Affordable Vet Care can apply for admission to a two-year Penn Foster program.
Veterinary ProductsThe new pharmacy service could lead to closer ties with veterinarians, the company says.
NewsCustomers can get discounted pet insurance and schedule services such as dog walking and pet sitting.
NewsThe annual conference will take place live in Orlando and online everywhere June 5 to 9.
NewsWith Texas onboard, the insurer strikes a deal with an IaaS platform provider.
NewsLincoln Memorial’s new online master’s program will get underway next summer.
NewsOne Health Co. brings the latest advances in human oncology to veterinary medicine.
News401(k) matching, fertility assistance and student loan refinancing are among the newest perks.
NewsAutoship customers in 37 states can chat online with a veterinarian to discuss a pet health issue.
NewsVeterinary Emergency Group awards nearly $100,000 in scholarships.
NewsLitterbox granules turn blue if a cat’s urine contains blood, a possible indicator of urinary disease.
NewsDr. Ivan Zakharenkov suggests that those suffering the most place more emphasis on the work-life balance.
NewsVeterinary teams are notified when a client has arrived outside.
NewsFour veterinary professionals will raise awareness about the clinical use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
NewsZoetis is the inaugural sponsor of the American Humane Scholars Fund.
NewsDr. Katherine Polak and veterinary nurse Julie Nettifee are committed to animal welfare causes.
NewsOak Heart Veterinary Hospital at South Saunders opened a year ago as a general practice.
NewsMore than 10,000 students sought admission to DVM programs during the latest VMCAS cycle.
NewsVeterinary teams can connect with clients in real time and in a variety of formats.
Innovation/TechnologyArtificial intelligence, regenerative medicine and an increasing minimum wage ranked among our experts’ movers and shakers.
NewsAn estimated 11.38 million U.S. households have gotten a new pet during the pandemic.
NewsVSG will operate independently under the Covetrus corporate umbrella.
NewsThai veterinarian Siraya Chunekamrai vows to lead efforts “to increase our inclusivity.”
NewsFor $19 a month, dogs and cats get unlimited veterinary visits. Canine nail trims and tooth brushings are free.
NewsManheim Pike Veterinary Hospital is credited with having a positive workplace culture.
NewsPractice owners can start a retirement program for themselves and their staffs.
NewsThe Royal Canin-sponsored webinar series runs through Nov. 16.
NewsNearly $200 million in severance costs will be offset by other long-term savings.
NewsThe Covetrus-sponsored event will occur online Oct. 16 to 18.
NewsA Tennessee practice is among the first to use the second-generation system.
NewsThe investment will allow the young 17-hospital network to continue growing.
NewsApplications for entry into the inaugural class will be taken starting Sept. 30.
NewsThe pet store chain partners with Thrive Affordable Vet Care, which opened the first Petco-affiliated clinic in 2017.
NewsThe program is limited to hospice and euthanasia providers that are already AAHA members.
NewsThe DNA-based test can be performed on dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and small rodents.
NewsDr. Marie Kerl is a former University of Missouri professor and a disaster responder.
NewsThe company and several industry partners launch initiatives to recruit more minority veterinary professionals and improve access to care for millions of pets.
NewsDr. John August will lead the veterinary college until a replacement is found by way of a national search.
NewsThis week: Dr. Peter Weinstein on wildfires and pet care, Dr. Bob Lester on a checkmark-shaped recovery, Debbie Boone on her “Open Letter to Clients,” and more.
NewsThe point-of-care Zoetis product checks a pet’s fecal sample using image recognition, algorithms and artificial intelligence.
NewsDr. Stacy Anderson is a large animal expert who previously served as LMU’s associate dean for academic affairs.
NewsOne insulin injection can control clinical signs for up to 24 hours.
NewsUC Davis researchers recommend waiting at least 12 months if a mixed-breed dog will grow to over 43 pounds.
NewsThe nutraceutical and a second for dogs contain ultramicronized palmitoylethanolamide (PEA).
NewsA labor contract covering nearly 100 employees at Columbia River Veterinary Specialists is the first of its kind.
NewsThe corporate practice owner joins four other fast-growing companies in the veterinary industry.
NewsThe point-of-care device will begin shipping in 2021.
NewsThe Las Vegas event is now scheduled for autumn instead of winter.
NewsRegister now for the Aug. 18 virtual meeting. Content will be available on demand after the event.
NewsCurbside care, from checking in patients to taking payments, is supported through a mobile app.
NewsThe AAHA-accredited practice is seen as a “highly respected regional resource.”
NewsDrs. Grace Bransford and Lori Teller are seeking a seat that only three women have ever held.
NewsThe world’s largest veterinary conference will take place live in Orlando and online everywhere else.
NewsThe $6.89 billion cash and stock transaction joins two big producers of drugs for pets and livestock.
NewsThis week: Dr. Peter Weinstein on the best and worst of times, Dr. Wendy Hauser on communicating lifetime cost of care, and Wendy Myers on credit card fees.
NewsThe Ceva-produced prescription medication is indicated for use in AVVI cases.
NewsJoseph Coury takes the reins from co-founder Allon Freiman, who was named chief strategy officer.
NewsA pre-procedure checklist and waveform libraries are among the features.
NewsIntegration with veterinary practice management software smooths the process of complying with Prescription Monitoring Program rules.
NewsRevenue and new-client numbers rose sharply compared with 12 months earlier, a VHMA survey shows.
NewsGarth Jordan most recently was chief strategy officer at the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
NewsThe veterinary-exclusive product can be offered alongside Purina’s UR Urinary St/Ox cat food.
NewsThe VHMA, like other groups, has called off a big meeting due to the pandemic.
NewsRevenue and purchasing are in positive territory, a pair of industry trackers show.
NewsOsurnia and Capstar are among the products to be divested as a condition of the $7.6 billion transaction.
NewsThe assay, performed off-site, identifies biomarkers that could point to canine inflammatory bowel disease.
NewsCats and dogs with gastrointestinal issues could benefit from a combined probiotic and prebiotic.
NewsThe seller of homeowners and renters policies offers veterinary care coverage for cats and dogs in 32 states.
NewsThe monthly chewable for puppies and older canines wards off fleas and ticks.
NewsThis week: Dr. Peter Weinstein on the need to pace yourself, Sandy Walsh on staff burnout, Kara Burns on the importance of self-care, and more.
NewsSurgical patients ride atop a cushion of air and can be warmed from above and below.
Surgical patients ride atop a cushion of air and can be warmed from above and below.
NewsThe arrangement is intended to “ease the financial burden of both routine and emergency pet care,” an executive says.
NewsThe free online event will explore telemedicine, the VCPR, workflow and other topics.
NewsDr. Cheryl Good is a Michigan practitioner and a WSAVA committee member.
NewsPetfood Forum and the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care adjust to COVID concerns by scheduling virtual events in September and October, respectively.
News“I have never seen so many angry, rude, unreasonable, demanding and disrespectful clients. It’s very sad. Practices are supporting the team and firing those clients who misbehave.”
NewsThe telemedicine app maker has 2,700 veterinarian uses as demand for virtual care spikes amid public health concerns.
NewsFaced with a $5,000 expense, only 1 in 5 could pay it while others would pursue financing or go without care.
NewsCalm & Comfort is made with cannabidiol and cannabidiolic acid.
NewsPuerto Rico’s Dr. José Arce likely will become president of the association in 2021.
NewsPrescription eye drops are formulated to induce vomiting in nearly all dogs within 30 minutes.
NewsRecruiters looking to fill more than 2,500 positions will conduct online introductions June 24.
NewsThis year’s conference will stay in Warsaw, Poland, but take place six months later than originally scheduled due to the pandemic.
NewsAlison McIntyre will lead the VVCA while continuing her work with the Animal Policy Group.
News“The clinics weathering these stressful times relatively well are those that have looked innovatively at how technology can improve efficiency.”
NewsNearly a quarter of surveyed clinics are performing better than they did in 2019.
NewsFriendship Hospital for Animals went from three doctors to 65 under the leadership of Dr. Peter Glassman.
NewsCOVID-19 will be among the subjects covered online in October.
NewsPractices can access the telemedicine platform at no charge for 60 days.
NewsVetoquinol USA received a regulatory go-ahead for Imoxi Topical Solution for Cats.
News“What actions are we going to take that will help propel us into a new normal that includes more compassion, more collaboration and more kindness?”
NewsCanada does even better at 3.5% of dogs and an overall pet rate of 2.2%.
NewsLobbying is underway to include DVMs in the still-pending Student Loan Forgiveness for Frontline Health Workers Act.
NewsVictor Medical will market the digital platform to 4,000 West Coast veterinary practices.
NewsOwners of 2.5 million U.S. dogs and cats paid $1.56 billion in premiums in 2019.
NewsA new Fear Free veterinary course strives to produce “happier birds and owners.”
NewsThe renamed Animal Health Summit will offer webinars, speakers and attendee networking.
NewsPet policies now sold by agents in six states eventually could be written nationwide.
News“Now is the time to make lemonade out of the lemons we’ve been handed.”
NewsThe $400 million deal adds Flavor Tabs and Spectrum to a Merck parasiticide catalog that already includes Bravecto.
NewsMakenzie Peterson and on-campus mental health professionals will implement programs designed for veterinary students, faculty and staff.
NewsVeterinary-exclusive chew contains Hawthorn phytosome and 10 other ingredients.
NewsThe Australian-born veterinarian served the World Small Animal Veterinary Association since 2003 and now has a scholarship named in his honor.
News“Cash-strapped, underemployed and unemployed pet owners will desperately seek deals and discounts if unemployment persists more than another few weeks.”
NewsConferences in Baltimore and Kansas City won’t take place, but K.C. Animal Health Corridor events remain on the calendar for now.
NewsLow interest rates and COVID-19 uncertainty push the company to take action.
NewsA fee-based telehealth service connects veterinarians and their clients with veterinary behaviorists.
NewsThe Class of 2020 will be honored May 24 during a virtual commencement ceremony.
NewsTracking companies iVET360 and VetSuccess report an uptick in year-over-year revenue, although transactions remain down.
NewsRobin Downing is the Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year. Harry Werner and Janice Siegford receive animal welfare and humane awards.
NewsTejas Discovery and Research received a patent for its veterinary snakebite vaccine.
NewsA survey of veterinary students reveals some unease about their education and job prospects.
News“We’ve gone from surviving hour to hour in late March, to working day to day in April, to planning week to week in May.”
NewsExecutives say the decision “wasn’t easy to make” but was “the right one.”
NewsA pump applicator eases administration and helps improve dog owner compliance, according to the manufacturer.
Veterinary IndustryVeterinary team members are invited to take an online survey to help assess the impact of COVID-19 on hospitals.
NewsThe Veterinary Virtual Care Association wants to take telemedicine to the next level — and beyond.
NewsThe telehealth app provider is a preferred vendor under Midwest Veterinary Supply’s mClub program.
NewsPetriage helps veterinarians connect remotely with clients after hours.
News“Overall business is very strong — fewer patients seen, but we are seeing almost 100% sick patients and a higher average ticket charge.”
NewsVeterinary colleges at UA and New York’s Long Island University will open their doors in August.
NewsThe first confirmed pet cases in the United States come with a CDC advisory that widespread testing is not recommended.
Government/RegulationsA grassroots advocacy campaign seeks to engage veterinary professionals and pet owners in the fight against zoonotic diseases.
NewsVHMA reports a 2.3% drop in revenue in March and nearly universal implementation of curbside services.
NewsThe meeting is now scheduled for mid-July after a COVID-19 postponement.
NewsThe new normal for veterinary practices is a work in progress given the state of affairs from state to state.
NewsThe SARS-CoV-2 RealPCR Test should be given only under certain circumstances, according to the company.
The SARS-CoV-2 RealPCR Test should be given only under certain circumstances, according to the company.
NewsThe association industry veteran leads one of the world’s largest nonprofits in the veterinary field.
NewsAs veterinary practices adjust to the new normal, client frustration grows over visitation guidelines and hospital owners encounter hurdles when applying for government aid.
NewsMSU, UC Davis and Cornell have top 10 veterinary programs, according to a British publisher.
NewsiVET360 finds declines in revenue, transactions and new-client numbers.
NewsBusiness is down more than 50% at one-third of practices in the New York City area due to COVID-19.
NewsExhaustion and stress have become commonplace as veterinary practices adapt to the new normal under COVID-19. Business is all over the board.
NewsGo online to hear from the veterinary experts.
NewsA survey by Veterinary Medical Association Executives reveals supply chain worries and a willingness to donate equipment to human hospitals when possible.
NewsDr. Jules Benson replaces Dr. Carol McConnell at the nation’s largest pet health insurer.
NewsPackaged Facts expects a pandemic-related thrashing of the U.S. pet market over the short term.
NewsLast week was difficult for practice owners and veterinary teams. The federal CARES Act could be a financial lifeline for some hospitals.
NewsMarboquin tablets, similar to the Zoetis drug Zeniquin, can be prescribed to treat certain skin and soft tissue infections in cats and dogs.
NewsThe veterinarian-owned pet hospice company is looking to expand.
NewsTSG Consumer Partners will pay at least $2 billion for Pathway Vet Alliance, while VitalPet is saved from bankruptcy by Destination Pet.
NewsMasks, gowns and other items will be repurposed throughout Florida to fight the coronavirus.
News51% see caseloads decline by at least half as the coronavirus emergency continues.
NewsCOVID-19 has negatively affected practice visits and revenue, VetSuccess reveals.
Government/RegulationsReacting to the COVID-19 situation, the federal agency gives veterinarians more say over extralabel drug use and veterinary feed directives.
NewsBritish veterinary hospitals are being asked to limit their services for the time being.
NewsMore clients are waiting outside as veterinary teams bring pets into the clinic for exams and treatment.
NewsThree online presentations for veterinary professionals will be held March 24 and 25.
NewsVeterinary practices should consider postponing elective procedures and, if feasible, using expired equipment.
NewsPatterson, Covetrus and MWI have stepped up sanitary procedures and increased remote work as they continue delivering products to veterinary customers.
NewsA virus-caused slowdown in non-medical pet care services also could extend to sitting and grooming.
NewsSelect courses can be completed online for continuing education credit.
NewsAn Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges event drew hundreds of people to the nation’s capital.
NewsAAVSB says veterinary practices “must be included within the definition of ‘essential services or businesses.’ ”
NewsTwo disease experts, Drs. Jason Stull and Scott Weese, will discuss safety and protocol.
NewsVCA’s second annual impact report reveals what was achieved and who was involved last year at its 975 veterinary hospitals and across the company.
NewsThe biopharmaceutical developer will concentrate on drug research and leave the selling to other companies.
NewsVeterinary practices are hard at work seeing patients in person and by remote means.
Practice ManagementDr. Ernie Ward offers practical advice for clinic owners and managers facing virus-caused business challenges.
NewsThe AAFP program receives a 98% satisfaction score from participants, who also enjoy more business and fewer injuries to staff.
NewsThe virus-delayed April meeting is expected to be rescheduled.
NewsOther than cancellation of a seminar and a meeting, major veterinary associations are open for business during the coronavirus scare.
NewsCompanion animals must have uninterrupted access to food, supplies and veterinary care, according to a letter to government officials.
NewsThe e-commerce channel was worth $12.25 billion in 2019, part of an overall $55 billion U.S. market.
NewsMost employees are telecommuting to protect their health and to continue to serve policyholders.
NewsStudents are eligible for $4,000 Diversity Bonus and Intersectionality prizes.
NewsCornell University forbids large on-campus gatherings through April 15, upsetting the travel plans of 1,100 conference attendees.
NewsNetworking, entertainment and, of course, CE will take place in San Diego.
NewsMid-Columbia Pet Emergency Service serves the Tri-Cities area of Pasco, Kennewick and Richland.
NewsThe certification program is sponsored by the North American Veterinary Community and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute.
NewsAs veterinary groups weigh in on the global outbreak, Trupanion finds “no unusual increase or change in the frequency” of pet illnesses.
NewsThe chewable canine drug fights heartworm disease, ticks and fleas, roundworms and hookworms.
NewsNearly 900 VCA hospitals join sister companies Banfield and BluePearl in forbidding most onychectomies.
NewsVet Set Go will sponsor three youngsters at Auburn’s weeklong, hands-on summer program.
NewsThe company’s Trupanion Express platform, which launched in 2012, pays veterinary hospitals directly within minutes.
NewsScopioVet delivers “gold standard” 100X magnification, according to the manufacturer.
NewsVecoxan, Osurnia and Capostar find new owners as Elanco awaits final approval of its marriage to Bayer Animal Health.
NewsDaniella Dos Santos, BVetMed, MRCVS, says women and minorities are often targeted in online veterinary forums.
The new name arrives as preparations are made for a second CE site serving veterinary and human medicine professionals.
NewsPro Plan LiveClear contains an egg protein that counteracts a feline protein shed during grooming.
NewsThe hospital accreditation organization will replace longtime CEO Michael Cavanaugh.
NewsPet health insurer hires Randy Valpy as president of Canadian underwriting.
NewsThe World Small Animal Veterinary Association issues advice for veterinarians amid the global outbreak.
NewsThe intranasal vaccine is formulated to protect beef and dairy cattle from common pneumonia-causing viral pathogens.
NewsThe addition of Ethos Diagnostic Science follows the purchase of Phoenix Central Laboratory and ZNLabs.
NewsVeterinarians and veterinary nurses are eligible for special recognition from American Humane and Zoetis.
NewsThe New York company is awaiting regulatory approval to enter the billion-dollar industry.
NewsCompany employees will receive baby gifts in the form of a 529 plan contribution.
NewsThe maker of Heartgard Plus challenges clinics to start at least 20 dogs on parasiticides each month.
NewsLintbells’ YuMOVE Advance 360 for dogs is made with green-lipped mussels.
NewsJonathan Nyce is charged with defrauding the owners of terminally ill dogs.
NewsNew canine soft chew is available through veterinarians only.
NewsTelemedicine app provider could be the tool of choice at 1,400 VSG-member hospitals.
NewsThe third annual event will feature speakers from the veterinary and business worlds.
NewsThe new division will focus on sales representation, outbound telesales, national accounts representation, distribution representation, biomedical services and consulting services.
NewsFoster Hospital for Small Animals is a Level 1 facility, the top ranking issued by the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.
NewsThe feline supplement is formulated to help “notoriously poor drinkers” get the liquid their body needs.
NewsPolicyholders can receive up to 90% reimbursement when their pets receive veterinary care.
NewsSelarid is promoted as an “affordable option” for combating fleas, heartworm, ear mites and other parasites.
NewsKey changes are coming to SediVue Dx, Catalyst Dx, Catalyst One and Web PACS.
NewsThe redesigned website offers improved navigation and search capabilities. The digital reference guide is free of advertising and free to use.
NewsBob Capobianco, formerly of American Modern Insurance, replaces longtime executive and NAPHIA co-founder Dennis Rushovich.
NewsEmbrace starts with a call to action in support of National Animal Rescue Day and two other initiatives.
New employee benefit covering mothers and fathers could help with recruitment, the company says.
NewsCovetrus is selling a business unit inherited from Henry Schein Animal Health. The sale will be used to reduce Covetrus’ net debt and to improve its leverage position.
NewsYoung animal health companies with a product to pitch are encouraged to share the idea with potential investors.
NewsThe newly released book explores what veterinary hospitals are paying employees and reveals other inside information.
NewsSeven of the company’s nine preventive care practices are in Texas.
NewsRegister for free to attend a session on industry trends and forecasts.
NewsA new web platform incorporates Google’s search engine to identify work opportunities available to veterinary professionals of all types
NewsThe company’s telemedicine app connects pet owners with veterinarians.
NewsDr. Brent Mayabb previously served as chief veterinary officer with the company’s U.S. division.
NewsThe medication is prescribed as an antidepressant for people and off-label as an appetite stimulant for cats.
NewsBanfield’s Dr. Kimberly-Ann Therrien will lead the Women’s Veterinary Leadership Development Initiative, followed by Dr. Laura Pletz.
NewsSAGE Veterinary Centers grows its network with the takeover of two Bay area clinics and a pet supplies store.
The North American Veterinary Community, publisher of Today’s Veterinary Business, has announced VMX Virtual, a 3D, immersive and interactive platform that will help transform the trade show industry experience, connecting conference exhibitors and attendees 24/7, 365 days a year.
Compassion-First Pet Hospitals has partnered with the North American Veterinary Community to cover registration costs for all veterinary students who wish to attend Veterinary Meeting & Expo.
NewsThe BluePearl veterinary hospital chain’s 5,300 employees can apply for $500 to $3,000 in financial assistance under a program launched by sister company Banfield Pet Hospital.
NewsPetabyte Technology, a new developer of veterinary practice management software, has raised $8 million in Series A funding in support of its flagship product, Rhapsody.
NewsClients can look up pet health information, manage appointments and order refills through VCA Animal Hospitals’ new patient portal and online store.
NewsPetFirst, a small player in the pet health insurance market, has agreed to a takeover by one of the world’s largest financial services companies.
NewsAn Ohio State University associate professor has been named the recipient of the 2019 AAVMC Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award.
NewsIndependent veterinary hospitals see the majority of animal patients but face pressure from in-store clinics and the willingness of younger pet owners to embrace non-traditional care providers, according to a new report.
NewsAn Auburn University administrator has been named dean of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, filling the seat vacated in 2017 by Dr. Cyril Clarke.
NewsEleanor Green, DVM, DACVIM, DABVP, the outgoing dean of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named a Bridge Club Industry Icon.
NewsThe Dog Aging Project, a newly launched longitudinal study aims to better understand canine health and maybe human longevity.
NewsCompassion-First Pet Hospitals, a network of 47 specialty and emergency veterinary practices, has elevated Ryan Buck, MBA, MS, to chief operating officer, his second promotion in six months.
NewsZimeta, an injectable NSAID for horses, is Kindred Biosciences’ second product to hit the U.S. market.
NewsTrupanion, the nation’s second-largest pet health insurer, is celebrating a record and an international award.
NewsZoetis Inc. has acquired a second veterinary clinical reference laboratory less than a month after entering the space.
NewsThe AVMA and a suicide-prevention group assist with detailing best practices for colleges of veterinary medicine.
NewsMembership in the American Veterinary Medical Association has set another record, increasing by 2% in 2019 to more than 95,000.
NewsBrian Macias, formerly of National General Insurance, is named president of Embrace Pet Insurance.
NewsBravecto Plus, a spot-on medication formulated to fight a variety of feline parasites for up to two months, has earned U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.
NewsFive VCA Pet CancerCare Centers will be the first of 35 to house Varian radiotherapy systems under a partnership announced between the national hospital chain and manufacturer.
NewsBoehringer Ingelheim will manufacture the flea and tick preventive NexGard (afoxolaner) in Puerto Rico upon expansion of a plant in the northern city of Barceloneta.
NewsIndustry leader Nationwide pet health insurance has named Heidi Sirota its chief pet officer, replacing Anthony Sharett, who stepped down in August.
NewsTwo animal welfare groups have created the National Veterinary Council, a panel of 10 veterinarians who will perform policy and advocacy work.
NewsStudents who hope to enroll in veterinary school in fall 2021 can start the application process months earlier than normal.
NewsCompassion-First Pet Hospitals has acquired a trio of Florida veterinary practices — two focusing on neurology and one on emergency and specialty care.
NewsA study has shown that reducing fear, anxiety and stress in pets through the use of Fear Free techniques pays off with more patient visits and greater revenue.
NewsThe British Veterinary Association is raising the alarm over practitioners showing up to work when they’re sick.
NewsDoveLewis Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Hospital has wrapped up a yearlong expansion project designed to accommodate more patients and improve team communication and client management.
NewsThe U.S. dog population grew by 14% from 2008 to 2018 while the number of cats fell by nearly 5%, according to a new report from Packaged Facts.
NewsBanfield Pet Hospital is going nationwide with a free interpretation service for clients who speak one of 350 languages.
NewsThe in-home hospice and euthanasia practice Lap of Love is marking 10 years in business.
NewsIdexx Laboratories has beefed up its reference lab network with the acquisition of Marshfield Laboratories’ Wisconsin-based veterinary arm.
NewsVeterinary industry veteran Kerri Marshall, DVM, MBA, has joined Compassion-First Pet Hospitals as vice president of innovation.
NewsWVC is doubling its year-round meeting and education space in Las Vegas through the acquisition of a second building near the 10-year-old Oquendo Center.
NewsZoetis Inc. has expanded into veterinary reference laboratory services with the purchase of Phoenix Central Laboratory, beating back an apparent acquisition bid by Idexx Laboratories.
NewsSAGE Veterinary Centers has expanded beyond Northern California for the second time with the acquisition of Veterinary Specialists of Alaska.
NewsAnimal Nutritional Products has released a liquid formulation of its veterinary-exclusive PhytoMAXX Bites hemp extract for pets.
NewsElanco Animal Health’s anti-anxiety medication Clomicalm (clomipramine hydrochloride) has a generic competitor.
NewsScratchpay, a 3-year-old company that lends money to veterinary clients, has secured $65 million in Series B financing to reach more pet owners and expand internally.
NewsAndrea Davis, MPA, has been named the new leader of WVC, a nonprofit group whose annual conference draws thousands of veterinary professionals to Las Vegas each February.
NewsPRN Pharmacal has scheduled the release of new once-a-day Proin ER, a treatment for urethral sphincter mechanism incontinence in dogs.
NewsThe 109-year-old, 109-doctor Animal Medical Center is more than halfway to its $70 million fundraising goal.
NewsJay Mazelsky, MBA, has been named president and CEO of Idexx Laboratories Inc. four months after his predecessor was seriously injured in a bicycle accident.
NewsBoehringer Ingelheim is declaring success in the company’s campaign to get a lot more dogs onto heartworm preventives.
NewsLong Island University has received a Letter of Reasonable Assurance of accreditation for its College of Veterinary Medicine.
NewsA Gulf Coast veterinary practice has broken ground on a third hospital, an 11,630-square-foot facility that will be open 24 hours a day to serve dogs, cats, reptiles and exotic animals.
NewsNational Veterinary Associates, which operates nearly 600 hospitals, has chosen Covetrus as the chain’s preferred prescription management partner.
NewsPathway Vet Alliance acquired 15 practices in the third quarter of 2019, giving the Texas-based veterinary hospital chain more than 200 locations in 33 states.
NewsThe University of Arizona has earned a Letter of Reasonable Assurance of accreditation for its start-up veterinary medicine program, which is expected to offer a three-year DVM program starting in 2020.
NewsBoehringer Ingelheim has completed a $76 million expansion of an Athens, Georgia, factory that makes more than 150 vaccines for dogs, cats, poultry and wildlife.
NewsA Florida veterinarian joined a team from the Animal Wellness Foundation on a one-day trip to the Bahamas, where they delivered hay to 19 equine survivors of Hurricane Dorian.
NewsOklahoma State University has restored the name College of Veterinary Medicine some 15 years after the program became the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
NewsU.S. pet owners prefer to buy treats for their dogs and cats from brick-and-mortar retailers rather than online sellers and show growing interest in products containing cannabidiol (CBD), according to a new report.
NewsA North Carolina veterinarian who started a non-profit organization that matches military veterans with service, therapeutic and emotional support dogs has won the 2019 American Humane Hero Veterinarian award.
NewsA former Vets First Choice and Idexx Laboratories software expert has joined telehealth app developer Petriage as chief technology officer, a new position.
NewsPeople, Pets and Vets has expanded into Texas with the acquisition of five clinics.
NewsZoetis Inc., the world’s largest animal health company, has set in motion the promotion of Kristin Peck to CEO.
NewsThe private equity firm Warburg Pincus has entered the animal health sector through the acquisition of Petplan.
NewsA British company, Test and Treat, has released onto the U.S. market a point-of-care test for urinary infections in cats and dogs.
NewsKindred Biosciences Inc. has launched an educational website designed for veterinary professionals and pet owners.
NewsThe North American Veterinary Community announced that CEO Thomas M. Bohn, CAE, MBA, will resign from the NAVC at the end of 2019.
NewsA manufacturer of fresh, whole dog food has hired a ninth staff veterinarian as the company expands distribution to stores and veterinary practices nationwide.
NewsSanta Anita Park, a thoroughbred racetrack that has seen 31 horses die since late December, has appointed a seven-member team of equine veterinarians to observe and examine horses either in training or scheduled to race.
NewsFrom Arizona to Tunisia, veterinary professionals and public health officials will participate in hundreds of events in recognition of World Rabies Day on Sept. 28.
NewsTexas Tech University has broken ground on a 185,000-square-foot academic building in Amarillo that is expected to become the centerpiece of a veterinary medicine program starting in fall 2021.
NewsTwo small animal veterinarians who possess top-notch visual talent have won the British Veterinary Association’s annual photography contest.
NewsA newly approved multipurpose antiparasitic medication from Zoetis Inc. will be sold to European dog owners starting in early 2020.
NewsEssentials PetCare has opened its sixth walk-in clinic inside a Walmart store.
A new survey from the communication software company Weave Inc.
NewsA new Raleigh, North Carolina, veterinary hospital will say hello to its neighbors by hosting a public party complete with food and live music.
NewsThe third time was the charm for Saint Francis Veterinary Center, which has been named one of two practices of the year by the American Animal Hospital Association.
NewsEach of Banfield Pet Hospital’s more than 1,000 clinics will close for two hours of suicide-prevention training as part a new company program.
NewsHealth insurance for companion horses is now available in 12 states through ASPCA Pet Health Insurance, a brand of Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group.
NewsEleanor Green, DVM, DACVIM, DABVP, is ending a decade of service as dean of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine to join the policy and lobbying firm Animal Policy Group.
NewsBoehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has given back to its hometown of Duluth, Georgia, by supporting the Atlanta Humane Society’s newest pet adoption center.
NewsConveying the importance of preventive care through client education and staff engagement is the focus of a new resource from the American Animal Hospital Association.
NewsAbout one-third of cats and dogs brought into a household over the previous 12 months came from an animal shelter or rescue, according to a new study.
NewsThe Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council is supporting the judicious use of vaccines and recommending that pet owners “work closely with their veterinarian to determine an effective and safe vaccination program.”
NewsMerck Animal Health, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets and Zoetis Inc. are teaming up again to encourage veterinarians and clients to screen cats and dogs for diabetes.
NewsFifty percent of pet owners would go into debt — either with a credit card or personal loan — to pay a $1,000 emergency pet expense, according to LendingTree.com.
NewsThe Veterinary Hospital Managers Association is inviting practice administrators and veterinarians to test-drive membership in the organization.
NewsA Swiss equine hospital has installed Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging’s 100th standing MRI.
NewsEleven young animal health companies are converging on Kansas City, Missouri, in pursuit of investment dollars and professional guidance as they plot their next move.
NewsVCA Animal Hospitals is shining an oncology spotlight on 35 of its more than 900 medical centers across the United States and Canada.
NewsHundreds of daily phone calls will be answered in a more secluded location at the UC Davis veterinary hospital.
NewsA new study has shed additional light on the high suicide rates of veterinary professionals and raised calls for broader efforts to help individuals at risk of harming themselves.
NewsPathway Vet Alliance has leapfrogged hundreds of privately held firms to earn a spot on the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing companies in the United States.
NewsVeterinary practices using the AVImark, ImproMed or eVetPractice practice management systems can link up with a select number of service providers through Covetrus Connect.
NewsElanco Animal Health has agreed to acquire Bayer Animal Health in a $7.6 billion cash and stock deal that would create the world’s second-largest animal health company.
NewsA congressman and two former AVMA presidents were among nine veterinarians presented with awards from the American Veterinary Medical Association.
NewsThe Hill's Small Paws addition will focus on the nutritional needs of diminutive dogs.
NewsZoetis Inc. has launched Stablelab, a handheld device designed to check a horse’s blood for biomarkers of inflammation caused by infection.
NewsThe personal finance website Lendedu.com found that 44% of U.S. pet owners surveyed did not know insurance coverage existed.
NewsWomen, younger veterinary professionals and veterinary nurses make up the groups most seriously affected by stress and diminished well-being, according to WSAVA.
NewsPetco plans to double the number of in-store, full-service veterinary hospitals by the end of 2019.
NewsTwo veterinarians who recently completed clinical nutrition residencies have been hired by Hill’s Pet Nutrition.
NewsContinuing education provider MightyVet has earned 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, making donations fully tax-deductible.
NewsVetSuccess has become the America Animal Hospital Association’s newest preferred provider.
NewsThe insurer’s new e-commerce and content directors will report to Bradley Lamb.
NewsThe Veterinary Professional Certification Program offers discounted or no-cost registration.
NewsThe advisers will share their expertise on the science of pet care.
NewsVeterinarians face a $1,000 fine for an onychectomy that isn’t directly linked to the patient’s health.
News5,000 independent practices get special pricing through their membership in the group purchasing organization.
NewsNearly all Aratana shareholders agree to the deal, which still has conditions attached.
NewsZoetis Inc. intends to grow its animal supplements business through the acquisition of Platinum Performance, a manufacturer of nutritional products for horses, dogs and cats.
NewsThe newly approved heartworm preventive will reach veterinarians in August.
NewsShutterbugs have until Sept. 1 to submit images capturing the veterinary profession and animals.
NewsMedVet is planning further expansion after receiving an investment from SkyKnight Capital and the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
NewsOdis Pirtle joins Pathway Vet Alliance as COO and stays as Thrive Affordable Vet Care’s CEO.
NewsBVA leaders want to spark a discussion about equality and inclusion in the veterinary professions.
NewsAllowing people to meet inside a clinic helps ensure that exchanges are legitimate and safe.
NewsBoehringer Ingelheim wins a global award from the World Branding Forum.
NewsCompassion-First Pet Hospitals has expanded to 44 locations and hired a group president to oversee eight Texas hospitals.
NewsA Packaged Facts report shows how businesses big and small are competing with e-commerce.
NewsThe British company ioLight has received a U.S. patent for its foldable microscope.
NewsProHeart 12 will use the same RiskMAP associated with six-month ProHeart to ensure safety.
NewsCovetrus will serve as the chief supplier to Heart + Paw.
News200 DVM students are immersed in research this summer.
NewsBlue Buffalo has opened its second factory.
NewsEthos Veterinary Health Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital helped train 17 students on clinical rotations.
NewsBanfield’s State of Pet Health Report finds that about half of osteoarthritis patients are overweight.
NewsThe feline drug Mirataz and products still under development will be available at hundreds of member clinics.
NewsJAB expands its veterinary hospital holdings with the purchase from two other investors.
NewsTexas Tech University to open the School of Veterinary Medicine after Gov. Greg Abbott approved a state budget containing $17.35 million in initial funding.
NewsProbiotics, CBD and joint health will be addressed during a free two-day seminar sponsored by nutraceutical manufacturer Vets Plus Inc.
NewsDog and cat owners favor accident and illness plans over accident-only coverage.
NewsBanfield Pet Hospital’s vice president of veterinary science has been promoted to chief medical officer.
NewsDr. Bonnie Rush is named K-State veterinary dean
News“Unbiased expertise” is available by phone throughout Canada.
NewsClients can receive translation help at one of six Southern California clinics.
NewsHigh costs, excessive wait times and less-than-gentle patient handling are areas of client concern.
NewsSurvey results being presented at the WSAVA World Congress are seen as an “important first step.”
NewsThe company, under “Industry Icon” John Payne, is opening a West Coast corporate office.
NewsVeterinary equipment maker Midmark Corp. is expanding its animal boarding and containment offerings through the acquisition of a competitor, Mason Company.
NewsVeterinary Appreciation Day messages will be shared with the public June 18.
NewsBanfield Pet Hospital’s Optimum Wellness Plan clients can obtain veterinary advice the mobile app.
NewsRegistration has opened for the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association’s annual meeting and conference.
NewsPhytoMAXX Bites is intended for pets with joint, immune, skin or stress issues, according to the manufacturer.
NewsThe profession’s 48% market share has been buoyed by rising interest in CBD products.
NewsVetIQ Petcare has opened its first practice at a Meijer Supercenter.
NewsGary Weitzman, DVM, MPH, CAWA writes a new 400-page book written for pet owners.
NewsThe founding CEO of Aratana Therapeutics has been named the 2019 winner of the Iron Paw Award.
NewsThe agreement between two European companies gives Ceva a larger stake in animal vaccines.
NewsReal-time integration of Covetrus’ prescription management platform is designed to improve compliance.
NewsEssentials PetCare is building eight more preventive-care hospitals in the Dallas area.
NewsLed by Mars Petcare, five of the top six manufacturers make veterinary-channel diets.
NewsThe platelet-rich fibrin product can be used for wound healing, graft stabilization and bone regeneration.
NewsMorris Animal Foundation’s marketing effort and 9-month-old logo change have garnered more honors.
NewsPetplan now insures more than 200,000 cats and dogs across the United States and Canada, a 15% gain over the past year.
NewsThe telemedicine company Healthy Pets has expanded into Yukon, one of Canada’s remotest areas.
NewsKansas City will play host in mid-September to the second annual NAVC Media E-Commerce Summit.
NewsLincoln Memorial University has completed construction of a three-story, 85,000-square-foot building that will serve the College of Veterinary Medicine on the main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee.
NewsThe Idea Competition, which will award $17,500 to students who design solutions for improving the delivery of veterinary health care.
NewsNAVC-HABRI program trained Zoetis employees on the science behind the human-animal bond and the relationship to veterinary medicine.
NewsThe retailer dives deeper into pet medications through a new website and in-store prescription pickups.
NewsCovetrus has become the exclusive distributor of Greenies products sold at veterinary clinics and through the hospitals’ online stores.
NewsPathway Vet Alliance grew to nearly 200 practices in the first quarter of 2019 by signing agreements with 17 clinics in 11 states.
NewsPetco has rid its shelves of nearly all dog and cat food and treats that contain artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
NewsTrupanion to sell pet health insurance to Australian dog and cat owners.
NewsNorthern California-based SAGE Veterinary Centers is partnering with a Washington state emergency hospital that has its sights set on becoming a referral practice.
NewsThe new service offers telehealth consultations and lost-and-found help.
NewsThe consolidator acquired its first hospitals in Kentucky and Maryland.
NewsGetting care at one of 27 public clinics just got easier.
NewsThey are among a relatively small number of companies selected as Preferred Providers or GPO participants.
NewsDr. Cynthia Courtney will be honored at the WSAVA World Congress.
NewsThe new generic also is formulated to help alleviate postoperative pain in dogs.
NewsThe smaller company’s growing portfolio of pet therapeutics includes Galliprant, Entyce and Nocita.
NewsThe Companion Animal Parasite Council forecasts problem areas, blaming weather and the “ever-changing nature of parasites.”
NewsPet owners in Washington state and New Jersey lead the way in embracing the emerging treatment option.
NewsThe new company is going after chronic kidney disease, chronic pain and atopic dermatitis.
NewsBetter communication goes a long way in clearing up confusion among pet owners, Ceva reports.
NewsAn aging Ryan Hospital is undergoing $14 million in renovations.
NewsDr. Alastair E. Cribb will oversee the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
NewsPickyOrSick.com advises whether a change in a pet’s eating and drinking is cause for concern.
NewsThe food manufacturer acquires a piece of the European chain IVC Group.
NewsPractice owners can use the resource to identify realistic goals for growth.
NewsOne looks at well-being and suicide. The other takes a walk on the wild side of animal care.
NewsBoehringer Ingelheim’s new Arti-Cell Forte is indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate recurrent lameness.
News“Vet Talk” will “dive into the real issues veterinarians face,” host Brenda Andresen says.
NewsThe new Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship aims to teach management skills to students and practitioners.
NewsPet Paradise is a combination veterinary clinic and spa.
NewsThe extended-release drug is formulated to control urinary incontinence in dogs.
NewsThe Embrace executive team will continue to manage the Cleveland-based company.
News82% say internet-using clients challenged a diagnosis, recommendation or professional opinion.
NewsMarcie Whichard joins the not-for-profit, bringing more than 18 years’ experience in animal health from Petco and Pet Partners.
NewsPaul Hays is the nutraceutical manufacturer’s new chief commercial officer.
NewsRegistration is underway for the triennial meeting of the American Heartworm Society.
NewsDr. René Carlson, who served as president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA), has died.
NewsScratchpay has expanded into Canada weeks after its veterinary client payment plans became available in all 50 states.
NewsAs promised, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is “bigger and better and stronger” less than two years after Hurricane Harvey destroyed the Houston hospital.
NewsA UC Davis professor who studies enrichment for confined cats and stress in shelter animals will receive the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s 2019 Companion Animal Welfare Award.
NewsPathway Vet Alliance is going on a hiring spree in an attempt to fill hundreds of positions at the veterinary hospitals it manages and at its Austin, Texas, headquarters.
NewsThe American Pet Products Association is forecasting a 4.8 percent increase in spending on veterinary care in 2019, largely because of millennial pet owners.
NewsHill’s Pet Nutrition has voluntarily recalled eight additional SKUs of canned dog food because of elevated levels of vitamin D discovered in a supplier’s vitamin premix.
NewsThe Tampa, Florida, company SynDaver is touting the fact that its lifelike Surgical Canine simulator is used at three of the nation’s top 10 veterinary colleges.
NewsA northern Vermont veterinary hospital has moved into an 18,000-square-foot building featuring a dedicated intensive care unit, an oncology ward and three operating rooms.
NewsLabrador retrievers, German shepherds and golden retrievers are the most popular in the United States, the American Kennel Club’s latest registry list shows.
NewsA suburban Portland, Oregon, specialty hospital is expanding to accommodate a linear accelerator for cancer treatment.
NewsA Virginia veterinary ophthalmology practice is diving into telemedicine by offering real-time consultations with clients and referring veterinarians.
NewsOklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences placed 26th out of 26 U.S. veterinary schools ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
NewsBlue Buffalo has added a gut health formula to its lineup of therapeutic dog food recipes.
NewsCompanion Animal Health has released two diagnostic products and a laser therapy handpiece.
NewsUC Davis, Cornell and Colorado State University held on to the top three spots in U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings of colleges of veterinary medicine.
NewsPet owners trust their veterinarian to provide nutritional advice but don’t get enough of it, according to a new report.
NewsNationwide pet insurance is a sponsor of driver Alex Bowman’s No. 88 car.
NewsVeterinary Dentistry Specialists has crossed the Delaware River to open a clinic in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.
NewsA pioneer in veterinary laser surgery and education has been named a 2019 winner of the Kumar Patel Prize.
NewsHealthy Paws Pet Insurance experienced healthy business growth in 2018 as enrollments rose by 20 percent, to about 400,000 dogs and cats.
NewsThe owner of consumer brands Krispy Kreme and Panera Bread has purchased a majority stake in Compassion-First Pet Hospitals.
NewsWVC’s former education manager and chief veterinary officer has received the Distinguished Service Award in recognition of his longtime work with the organization.
NewsThe veterinary biotechnology company Kindred Biosciences is generating revenue for the first time thanks to its breakthrough feline weight-loss drug Mirataz.
NewsHealth care financing provider CareCredit will offer pet health insurance under the Pets Best brand.
NewsASPCA Pet Insurance opens 24/7 hotline so policyholders can get quick answers to reimbursement questions.
NewsPet food maker Royal Canin will help send three schoolchildren to Auburn University’s Junior Vet Camp this summer under a partnership with Vet Set Go.
NewsAmazon.com sold an estimated $1 billion worth of pet food in 2018.
NewsAn integrative medicine practitioner is breaking ground on a Louisiana veterinary hospital that will offer acupuncture, Chinese herbal therapy, food therapy, canine rehabilitation and day care.
NewsMount Laurel Animal Hospital launches neurology and dermatology departments.
NewsAn ongoing research project aims to develop a training prototype for veterinarians, nurses and students.
NewsTwo Bay Area groups reach agreement on specialty and ophthalmology services.
NewsThe management company in 2018 partnered with its first clinics in South Carolina, Louisiana and Oklahoma.
NewsThe product is formulated to support feline immune health.
NewsThe HD StethVET reads cardiac waveforms, EKG and body sounds.
NewsDrs. Barry Kipperman and Laura Strong join Chris Dollar of Covetrus in leadership roles.
NewsRevenue, patient care, safety and morale all improved, a survey discovers.
NewsOnline and in-person events unite professionals from across the veterinary industry.
NewsPharmaceutical giant will spend $120 million, generating 225 more jobs.
NewsMore than 521,000 dogs and cats were enrolled, sending revenue skyward as well.
NewsThe Michigan practice owner takes over after serving four years on the board of directors.
NewsThe company adds a marketing director and veterinary channel representative.
NewsThe Chicago-based chain will open a hospital in Lee’s Summit.
NewsA 50-year-old building was remodeled to accommodate a 28,000-square-foot hospital.
NewsThe adoption website provides clients with a free veterinary exam.
News90 percent of U.S. veterinary practices are customers.
NewsThe company looks to expand under technology expert Jason Kwicien.
NewsAssociation-provided insurance will be available initially to members and practices in 10 states.
NewsBritish veterinary professionals are asked to share details about bias cases they experienced or witnessed.
NewsAn AAFP survey finds many benefits to being more accommodating to feline patients and their owners.
NewsChief operating officer Jenni Jones last worked as an executive with a human dental group.
NewsBoehringer Ingelheim urges clinics to start 20 additional dogs on a heartworm preventive.
NewsFormer CFO Everett Hoekstra replaces Paul Fonteyne.
NewsThe St. Petersburg, Florida, group purchasing organization Purchasing Services has shortened its name to PSIvet.
NewsA Chicago practitioner has joined Trupanion Inc. as the pet health insurer’s appeals specialist in charge of overseeing complicated claims.
NewsVets Pets, a North Carolina veterinary hospital network, has entered the city of Raleigh with the first of three clinics.
NewsPaul Guyardo has been named president and CEO of Petplan.
NewsBruce Truman has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing at pet software developer BabelBark Inc.
NewsThe American Association of Zoo Veterinarians will dip into its reserve fund to offer interest-free loans to member veterinarians who stopped drawing paychecks because of the partial government shutdown.
NewsPet health insurance leader Nationwide has appointed financial services veteran Anthony Sharett, JD, as president and chief pet insurance officer.
NewsBayer launches Coraxis topical heartworm preventive formulated for dogs as young as 7 weeks old.
NewsMembership in the American Veterinary Medical Association reached a record 93,438 in 2018, a 9 percent jump in three years.
NewsVirbac Corp. has appointed François Fournier, Pharm.D., MA, as president and CEO of the North America division.
NewsBanfield Pet Hospital veterinarians have reduced their student debt load by more than $4 million through direct company contributions.
NewsCovetrus, the new company arising from the merger of Henry Schein Animal Health and Vets First Choice, now has a tentative board of directors.
NewsThe North American Veterinary Community has partnered with LifeLearn Animal Health to bring a smarter, more personalized and engaging VetFolio to the veterinary community.
NewsBrakke Consulting founder Ron Brakke has turned over day-to-day management of the firm to animal health industry veteran Robert “Bob” Jones, MS, Ph.D.
NewsThe American Veterinary Medical Association’s Council on Education has awarded full accreditation to Lincoln-Memorial and Western.
NewsCeva Animal Health has introduced a heartworm preventive: MilbeGuard (milbemycin oxime) Flavored Tablets.
NewsMerck Animal Health has signed on as the corporate supporter of the American Animal Hospital Association’s Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative.
NewsWellHaven Pet Health’s 40 veterinary hospitals will begin using a telemedicine app that includes a symptom analysis tool for pet owners.
NewsPharmgate Animal Health has released medicated feed formulated to control bovine respiratory disease and anaplasmosis in cattle.
NewsShana O’Marra, DVM, DACVECC, succeeds Lee Herold, DVM, DACVECC, who returned to the DoveLewis staff as a full-time criticalist.
NewsFear Free has handed out thousands of dollars in support to researchers looking for ways to prevent or reduce fear, anxiety and stress in pets.
NewsThe Merck Manuals Student Stories program, now in its seventh year, is sharing the veterinary school experience through blogs written by nine contributors.
NewsMidmark Corp. and Midwest Veterinary Supply have joined the 11 percent of U.S. employers that offer pet health insurance as an employee benefit.
NewsA Los Angeles animal hydrotherapy facility has added a third water treadmill and installed a full-size pool.
NewsA new company co-founded by an Arizona veterinarian has released chewable cannabidiol supplements formulated to manage anxiety, pain and arthritis in cats and dogs.
NewsDeepTag scrutinizes a practitioner’s clinical notes to identify a likely diagnosis.
NewsVeterinary hospitals using LifeLearn Animal Health’s WebDVM websites can offer clients the opportunity to purchase medications and pet food directly from Vetsource.
NewsSouthern Veterinary Partners acquires Dodd Animal Hospital in San Antonio.
NewsSterilized shelter animals often find a home “the very next day.”
NewsMore than 120 active research grants have one objective: “Better health for all dogs.”
NewsThe Wisconsin companies offer complementary product lines.
NewsA Nielson report finds that e-commerce’s share of the pet consumables market is climbing.
NewsFederal officials call for a collaborative effort to tackle the issue.
NewsA planned merger of the two companies will result in a new company name.
NewsIndustry veteran Doreen Carpenter has responsibilities for Today’s Veterinary Business and other publications.
NewsNext-generation flea and ticks products are “transforming the landscape.”
NewsThe Adequan manufacturer will fold two subsidiaries into the rebranded company.
NewsThe Southeast Veterinary Educational Consortium will combine “the mindset of professional veterinarians with that of teachers.”
NewsImported injectable opioids are seen as a temporary solution through early 2019.
NewsA software update allows pet owners to apply for credit and practices to process CareCredit transactions.
NewsA more robust search function makes finding an expert easier.
NewsThe United Veterinary Services Association will work to “maintain a healthy, robust veterinary channel.”
NewsThe purchase of Kovax includes product lines and the R&D team.
NewsDr. Julie Funk is expected to steer the proposed program through the accreditation process and beyond.
NewsThe virtual assistant can facilitate appointments and reminders.
NewsPlant capacity constraints will delay the noise aversion drug’s introduction.
NewsAn AVMA survey reveals where canines and felines are least likely, and most likely, to be found in the United States.
NewsPurina Pro Plan’s Calming Care contains a probiotic and is intended for daily use.
NewsA Banfield survey finds a correlation between pets and career accomplishments.
NewsAnimal Emergency Australia will lend its expertise in the development of classes.
NewsSupport staff members are called “truly unsung heroes.”
NewsSoftware ownership will move to Heska Imaging in a cash-and-stock transaction.
NewsUnable to provide “necessary investments,” the company will find a new owner for its veterinary business.
NewsThe topical product fights fleas, ticks, ear mites, roundworms, hookworms and heartworms.
NewsGreater use of genetic testing is among the recommendations in a new position paper.
NewsThe new Pet Health & Nutrition Center will be part of a 16,000-square-foot renovation project.
NewsHospital owner looks to cultivate relationships at the student level.
News“We believe the time is right to make certain the veterinary profession remains up to date,” CEO Michael Cavanaugh says.
NewsCEO Raj Lall cites “market demand and internal growth.”
News59 percent of U.S. households cared for an animal in 2016.
NewsDiscrimination deniers displayed cloudy judgment, British researchers report.
NewsKSU veterinary technicians get a new job title, at least on campus.
NewsFive Chi Dog diets are rooted in Eastern medicine.
NewsFor pet owners, the business model is called “more affordable, faster and more convenient.”
NewsManufacturers are invited “to join us on this journey,” an executive says.
NewsCentaur, St. Francis, Vetswest and Vet Space move under the MWI corporate umbrella.
NewsA warning letter accused No More Fleas Please of marketing unapproved new animal drugs.
NewsThe Pet Diabetes Resource Center is a service of Henry Schein Animal Health.
NewsVet Direct Pay swiftly reimburses veterinary clinics.
NewsDr. Jamie Perkins is using Alexa to improve veterinary students’ clinical reasoning.
NewsThe Caribbean institution draws 89 percent of its students from the United States.
NewsPet Care ETF is unique, according to ProShares.
NewsIllinois veterinarian Dr. Shaun Fauley will get $15,000 as the lead plaintiff.
NewsHeart + Paw, with $100 million in funding, will focus first on the East Coast.
NewsCompany founder oversees 65 hospitals in 10 states.
NewsThe chicken-flavored formula is recommended for food-allergic dogs.
NewsChicago Pacific Founders invests in the Northern California specialty and emergency practice.
NewsState regulators are investigating the insurer’s relationship with veterinarians.
NewsDermatology is the leading canine trouble area. For cats, digestion is a problem.
NewsEnrollment skyrockets by 18 percent in under 11 months.
NewsAniCura operates 200 hospitals and owns a purchasing subsidiary that must be divested.
NewsThe manufacturer’s makeover began in August with a freshened logo and tagline.
NewsThe Houston company is the first of its kind to receive business-focused certification.
NewsSoftware company’s new advisers represent a cross-section of the veterinary industry.
NewsThree editorial board members discuss their careers and current issues in veterinary medicine.
NewsSingapore hosted more than 3,350 delegates as the location proved popular with Asian practitioners.
NewsIn need of practitioners, the Appalachian region is benefiting from Lincoln Memorial’s young veterinary program.
NewsSurvey results are included in “The Companion Animal Veterinary Telehealth Landscape” study.
NewsA “21st century vision” of low-cost veterinary services gets major financial support.
News“Creepy cute” animals that drive parents nuts appeal to young people.
NewsThe free service will match veterinary job seekers with employers.
NewsThe pet food maker plans further development of the behavior-sensing device.
News“Pet tech is big business,” Packaged Facts says in a new report.
NewsThe Texas-based consolidator now owns more than 150 practices.
NewsThe forum’s 2019 theme is diversity and inclusiveness.
NewsMore than 8,000 students apply for acceptance to the Class of 2023.
NewsTwo students a year will receive a $25,000 tuition reduction in exchange for training at a Southern Veterinary Partners hospital.
NewsDr. Roberta Relford has served as CMO since 2013.
NewsCanned formulas are introduced for managing food intolerance in cats and dogs and for skin and GI issues in dogs.
NewsThe industry is doing better with websites and social media, but slow page loads remain a problem.
NewsThe billion-dollar market will double in size by 2022, Packaged Facts states.
NewsInfectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis is blamed for $150 million in annual losses.
NewsEducational content for AAHA members will remain available.
NewsVeterinary Care Plans works with clinics to design pet wellness programs.
NewsNew treat fools dogs into swallowing their medication.
NewsInternet visitors will enjoy “a better user experience,” the company says.
NewsSemintra is promoted as an easy-to-administer liquid solution for feline hypertension.
NewsBrenda is approved for use in Japan and at any early stage with U.S. regulators.
NewsA practitioner and a nurse are recognized for their service to needy animals.
News“It is bad here,” says a North Carolina VMA official.
NewsThe resource guide is designed to help veterinarians promote good animal welfare and tackle ethical issues.
NewsCanada’s Dr. Henry Ceelen was named Bovine Practitioner of the Year.
NewsThe company’s donation will be used to inoculate tens of thousands of dogs.
NewsActing chief Tiffany Grunert was chosen following a nationwide search.
NewsThe pet health insurer partners with the American Animal Hospital Association.
NewsIndividual state boards are free to adopt the national policy.
NewsAcquisition allows the prescription management company to dive deeper into data.
NewsPresident Dr. Darren Taul owns two Kentucky animal hospitals.
NewsThe federally funded program aims to tackle diversity and rural veterinarian shortages.
NewsCytopoint and Apoquel give veterinarians “much needed flexibility,” one practitioner says.
NewsCountry Hills Pet Hospital was a 2016 finalist.
NewsThe developer of the VetiVax cancer vaccine was among 12 emerging companies presenting their ideas to judges and investors.
NewsThe Vetivex app may be used with dogs, cats and horses.
NewsChief operating officer Ian Moffat will explore the relationship between pet food and pet health.
NewsThe app answers pet owners’ specific wellness questions.
NewsIncentive to join the organization expires Sept. 30.
NewsThe company grants five days off and assists with obedience training.
NewsAnimals and hospitals benefit from a proactive approach to veterinary care.
NewsStudent scholarships and research projects make up part of a $510,000 donation.
NewsEnhancements include a veterinary clinic locator and Face ID security.
News“These efforts will help protect the public from individuals who may fail to follow veterinary regulations or ethics,” a joint statement says.
NewsShelter volunteers can use the product to treat canine ear infections.
NewsElectric collars cause “pain and unnecessary suffering,” the veterinary group says.
NewsThe consolidator owns more than 150 veterinary clinics in 27 states.
NewsThe demand for veterinarians and veterinary nurses is forecast to rise sharply over the next decade.
NewsThe demand for veterinarians and veterinary nurses is forecast to rise sharply over the next decade.
NewsA new website, logo and tagline are part of offering “a better-designed care environment.”
NewsThe Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics joins a growing list of initiative supporters.
NewsInfected black-legged ticks were killed before they could transmit the bacterium.
NewsCompanies from the United States, England and Canada will vie for funding.
NewsFinance head Ludek Janousek transfers from a Mars Petcare position in Singapore.
NewsThe latest purchase gives Innovetive eight practices in Texas and 14 overall.
NewsThe group honors Florida’s Dr. James Lloyd with the Distinguished Lifetime Member Award.
NewsThe Alabama company is named a Top Tiger and a top 5000 firm.
NewsNon-opioid pain-management drugs should be prescribed when appropriate, according to the agency.
NewsSoftware developer is focused on overseas growth.
NewsEvents calendar includes the Homecoming Dinner and the Investment Forum.
NewsPet owners have three months to pay off loans of up to $10,000.
NewsTwo-thirds of pet-holding households do their shopping at Walmart.
NewsChrysanphyton is formulated to support circulation and vascular function.
NewsC.E.T. Veggiedent Fr3sh fights tartar, reduces bad breath and supports digestion.
NewsThe chairman of Michigan State’s department of large animal clinical sciences will take over in October.
NewsFind product information, detailers, videos and more all in one central location.
NewsPet owners can peer into the treatment room and observe the advanced diagnostics.
NewsThe deal will speed Zoetis growth in the diagnostics arena, its CEO says.
NewsVetology AI can be used to diagnose heart size abnormalities and other conditions.
NewsCurrently available in 30 states, Toto pledges to ‘pay it forward.’
Study: Fighting like cats and dogs is mostly a myth A study conducted by the University of Lincoln in the United Kingdom explored the relationships between cats and dogs that live together in the same home, according to AAHA NEWStat.
NewsDechra’s Zycortal Suspension can be used in place of the Elanco medication.
NewsThe House of Delegates picks Dr. John Howe as president-elect.
News160 stores not aligned with Banfield could make room for a veterinary hospital.
NewsThe non-toxic design is approved by the certification group NSF International.
NewsAn initial IPO is planned in the coming months.
NewsPublisher of Today’s Veterinary Business makes the Florida Trend top 100 list.
Study: Ticks are showing up in new locations According to HealthDay News, scientists found ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease and other illnesses in dozens of places across the United States where the pests had never been recorded.
NewsThe provider of point-of-care blood analyzers will deliver laboratory systems to the equestrian competition.
NewsNew app uses artificial intelligence to help worried pet owners decide on a next step.
NewsThe retailer’s first PetCoach store and clinic opens in Southern California. More are on the way.
NewsThe combined company will maintain offices in New Jersey and Arizona.
NewsCentragard is approved for use in cats as young as 7 weeks old.
NewsUnlike original Alfaxan, the new formulation has a shelf life of up 28 days.
NewsApproved in May 2018, Mirataz is available from veterinary distributors.
NewsA research firm estimates the pet and livestock total at $41 billion in 2017.
NewsThe W+M formula was found to dramatically cut body fat and body weight.
NewsZoetis provides online learning in areas such as professional development, financial literacy and personal wellness.
News$10 a month buys unlimited live chatting with a veterinarian.
News7,625 patients received free eye exams from board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists.
NewsA Tuskegee graduate will train as a radiologist at Auburn and return as a faculty member.
NewsThe acquired Virginia practices raise the consolidator’s ownership stake to 48 clinics.
NewsThe two companies introduce the NaVetor practice management software system.
NewsA new offering, Axis-Q Lens, is a cloud-based solution that provides the diagnostic history of a particular patient.
NewsThe supplement maker is making a habit of earning the NASC Visibility Award.
NewsDrs. Ed Breitschwerdt and Christopher Woods will be formally honored at the WSAVA World Congress.
NewsThe multiyear partnership involves more than 140 Pathway hospitals.
NewsPresentations and live entertainment are on tap in Denver.
News$85,000 is funding projects supporting animals of all kinds, from dogs to African lions.
NewsAnnual photography contest highlights animals seen inside or outside the practice.
NewsThree research teams will work to identify new preventive strategies.
NewsThe company owns clinics from Massachusetts to Hawaii.
NewsBrakke’s John Volk will address current issues and the implications.
NewsSix house-call vans will take to the streets of Atlanta, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
NewsThe FDA will consider whether the canine pain drug is appropriate for declaw surgery.
NewsVMAE and VHMA plan four online meetings starting June 27.
NewsThe chance of an independent practice doing business online is 50-50.
NewsNearly 18,000 people attended VMX 2018.
NewsNAVC exhibits leader Manolita Moore is among 20 being honored in 2018.
NewsSmaller dogs are growing in popularity, a survey finds.
NewsSix speakers and a moderator earned the highest marks at the 2018 convention.
NewsRestrictions on therapeutics are “a critical issue for companion animal veterinarians in many parts of the world,” one expert says.
NewsThe acquisition of VetScience gives Manna Pro more lines of pet treats and supplements.
NewsFlea and environmental sensitivities are common causes of skin issues, according to patient data.
NewsThe system speeds reimbursement to veterinary hospitals.
NewsCompanies like Idexx and ImmuCell are investing tens of millions of dollars in their East Coast businesses.
News$17,500 is at stake in The Idea competition. Applications are due July 1.
Midmark supports Veterinary Nurse Initiative Veterinary equipment maker Midmark Corp.
NewsThe company’s pop-up clinics can be found now in Kansas, Louisiana, Maine and Washington.
NewsThe vaccines feature the most current clade 1 and clade 2 influenza strains.
NewsDr. Jim Maciulla will manage clinical rotations and partnerships.
News“We look forward toward the next 50,” its CEO says.
NewsThe takeover gives the drug maker a larger foothold in the veterinary diagnostics arena.
Vet’s Plus Inc.
AVMA: Antimicrobial research is a priority Antimicrobial resistance is a global threat that requires the development of new drugs to protect people and animals, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association.
News87 students completed four years in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
A resolution strongly opposing the debarking, or devocalizing, of dogs for reasons of convenience will be considered in July by the American Veterinary Medical Association’s House of Delegates.
NewsThe new editor-in-chief also will serve as director of veterinary nursing for NAVC Publishing.
Legislation could tighten airline travel restrictions for pets Lawmakers in Washington, D.
NewsThe AVMA also identifies the winners of its animal welfare and humane awards.
NewsMirataz helps maintain body weight when an underlying disease is present.
NewsDr. Thomas Edling is a former vice president of veterinary medicine at Petco.
British veterinarians looking for a new challenge or a better work-life balance tend to leave clinical practice at the seven-year mark of their career, a survey shows.
NewsThe program is aimed at hospitals managers and those on the path to certification.
Rottweilers are most prone to canine osteoarthritis Rottweilers are the most predisposed dog breed to suffer from osteoarthritis, according to research from the Royal Veterinary College.
NewsAttendee feedback and better hotel rates are among the reasons for the schedule changes.
NewsPackaged Facts finds that most pet owners want a clean and fresh-smelling animal.
NewsA tax-free deal involving Vets First Choice will create a new company called Vets First Corp.
News2018 forecast shows where pet owners and veterinarians need to be on alert against heartworm, Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis.
NewsCrum & Forster says its finding presents a marketing opportunity for veterinarians.
SmartShop assists pet owners with food choices Petnet launched SmartShop, a web page designed to help customers choose the appropriate foods for their pet.
NewsDr. Kimberly Carney spent four years in Bolivia on a Christian Veterinary Mission posting.
NewsThe “Take the Paw Pledge” campaign is designed to jump-start conversations about heartworm prevention.
NewsThe factory is scheduled to produce its first batch in 2020.
NewsJohn Eckroth moves over from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
NewsPlans call for using the Whistle Fit monitor with 200,000 dogs.
NewsThe American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and Stokes Pharmacy sponsor the annual event.
News10 group members will engage in critical strategic discussions.
NewsSpecialized Veterinary Services expands to more than 18,000 square feet.
Labrador retrievers again are the most popular breed The Labrador retriever is the most popular breed for the 27th year in a row, according to the American Kennel Club.
NewsTwo other companies partner with Boehringer Ingelheim to fight foot-and-mouth disease.
NewsThe VCA fundraiser supports animal welfare groups nationwide.
NewsPracticing procedures on shelter animals is legal and follows industry standards, the university says.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition’s Jolle Kirpensteijn, DVM, Ph.
NewsAll 50 states were represented at the annual event.
NewsKevin Ruffe was an executive with the MedExpress human health care chain.
NewsThe BVA warns pet owners that holiday treats can endanger dogs.
NewsClients can learn to diagnose fear, anxiety and stress in their pets and take appropriate action.
NewsRegulatory and financial roadblocks leave some patients without proper remedies.
NewsThe blood product is made to treat acute canine hemorrhaging.
Lincoln Memorial University is partnering with the Ethos Veterinary Health hospital network to supplement veterinary student education.
NewsMSD Animal Health is awaiting authorization from the European Commission.
NewsThe entire industry employs more than 1 million people in the United States and is responsible for hundreds of billions of dollars in annual output.
NewsThe HABRI-Zoetis effort highlights the health benefits behind pet ownership.
Mars Petcare sets its sights on the future Mars Petcare unveiled two programs designed to support innovation and the next generation of disruptors in the pet care industry.
NewsThe New York City veterinary conference will offer two days of CE and an exhibit hall.
PetIQ, the new owner of the VIP Petcare network, reported March 13 that it will open 20 veterinary clinics inside Walmart stores.
NewsCustomized medications can be shipped to a veterinary client's home.
Some hospital salaries rose in 2017 The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association announced the results of its 2017 Compensation and Benefits Survey.
NewsA program co-sponsored by Merck Animal Health aims to teach veterinary professionals the right way to clean and disinfect hospitals.
NewsDr. Matthew Salois will take over from Veterinary Economics Division founder Dr. Michael Dicks.
NewsLas Vegas will host veterinary technicians, practitioners and the Women's Veterinary Summit.
NewsThe Veterinary Health Form requires a licensed veterinarian's signature and contains other recommended changes.
NewsThe Texas company has an ownership stake in more than 125 hospitals nationwide.
Consumers grow fond of mass-market pet food According to Petfood Industry, mass-market sales of pet food in the United States reversed a decades-long trend and likely grew faster than pet food specialty retail sales in 2017.
NewsEurope's Stonehaven Consulting and Dallas-based Brakke won't pursue a merger after all.
News"It is essential that the entire profession work together to create a unified public image," administrators say.
NewsCEO Billy Bishop will continue to lead the Connecticut-based pet food maker.
Pentobarbital in canned dog food prompts action According to CNN, a drug used to euthanize animals has been found in canned dog food, prompting the manufacturer to voluntarily withdraw some products.
NewsCameras, open houses and the rescheduling of highly stressed pets are among the changes.
NewsThe women come from Henry Schein, Zoetis, Aratana and Bayer.
NewsVeterinary bills can easily top $1,000, but in human medicine the sticker shock is often worse.
NewsThe animal health company predicts 2018 revenue of up to $5.8 billion.
NewsFive companies tried to win over a panel of judges at VMX.
NewsAdvance registration runs through May 23.
NewsThe Veterinary Hospital Managers Association receives VetPartners' Pioneer Professional Award.
Vet Innovations Inc.