New from Royal Canin: Hematuria Detection
Litterbox granules turn blue if a cat’s urine contains blood, a possible indicator of urinary disease.
Royal Canin USA has introduced Hematuria Detection, a litterbox product designed to identify early signs of urinary disease in cats. The product, launched in partnership with the Canadian company Blücare Lab, consists of white granules that are sprinkled over clean cat litter. The granules turn blue if blood is detected in the cat’s urine, a […]
Hallmarq updates MRI unit for small animals
A Tennessee practice is among the first to use the second-generation system.
Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging, whose products include a standing MRI machine for horses, has released a second-generation MRI system for large-breed dogs and other small animals. The 1.5T high-field unit comes with five coils, including a 1-meter-long V-shaped spine coil and bed, to assist with the imaging of large-breed dogs. “This coil fits closely to the […]
Antech introduces PCR ringworm panel
The DNA-based test can be performed on dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and small rodents.
Antech Diagnostics has launched a DNA-based test that can tell a veterinarian within one to three days whether a patient is positive or negative for a ringworm-causing fungal organism. The FastPanel Ringworm PCR panel uses fungal cultures from sources such as plucked hair samples, skin scrapings or hairbrushes. The cultures are sent to an Antech […]
Vetscan Imagyst delivers fast parasite analysis
The point-of-care Zoetis product checks a pet’s fecal sample using image recognition, algorithms and artificial intelligence.
A new diagnostic platform from Zoetis Inc. uses image recognition, algorithms and cloud-based artificial intelligence to identify parasites inside cats and dogs within nine minutes. Vetscan Imagyst is a point-of-care tool designed to locate, classify and identify parasite eggs and cysts in a single fecal sample. “Veterinarians will now be able to share results with […]
Boehringer introduces once-daily ProZinc for dogs
One insulin injection can control clinical signs for up to 24 hours.
The prescription medication ProZinc may be injected once a day to reduce hyperglycemia and hyperglycemia-associated clinical signs in most diabetic dogs, according to the manufacturer, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health. “Once-daily dosing with ProZinc is a breakthrough for pet owners with diabetic dogs,” said Grant Beckett, BVSc, MRCVS, senior associate director of technical marketing at Boehringer […]
Dechra unveils skin-supporting Redonyl Ultra Feline
The nutraceutical and a second for dogs contain ultramicronized palmitoylethanolamide (PEA).
Dechra Veterinary Products has released Redonyl Ultra Feline, a nutraceutical formulated to support healthy skin function in cats that have seasonal allergies. The powdered supplement, which can be sprinkled on food, is flavorless and odorless, and it contains no wheat, chicken or beef, Dechra reported. The Redonyl Ultra line also includes Soft Chews for Dogs. […]
New from Idexx: ProCyte One blood analyzer
The point-of-care device will begin shipping in 2021.
Idexx Laboratories Inc. is taking orders for ProCyte One, a new hematology analyzer that is scheduled for release in early 2021. According to Westbrook, Maine-based Idexx, ProCyte One is designed to produce point-of-care test results in less than five minutes. Among other features of the tabletop device are: Reticulocyte counts with every complete blood count. […]
NaVetor mobile app accomplishes even more
Curbside care, from checking in patients to taking payments, is supported through a mobile app.
Patterson Veterinary has upgraded the NaVetor mobile app to make curbside and in-clinic patient care even easier. NaVetor is a cloud-based practice management software system introduced in 2018. According to Patterson, veterinary team members carrying a connected mobile device can: Check in patients. Create an invoice. Accept payments from clients waiting in an exam room […]
Cardalis heart drug for dogs wins approval
The Ceva-produced prescription medication is indicated for use in AVVI cases.
Ceva Animal Health has received U.S. approval of Cardalis, a chewable tablet formulated for the management of clinical signs of congestive heart failure in dogs due to atrioventricular valvular insufficiency. The prescription drug is an alternative to the off-label use of human-approved products containing benazepril and spironolactone. “Today’s approval is novel because the drugs are […]
Midmark releases 12-inch Multiparameter Monitor
A pre-procedure checklist and waveform libraries are among the features.
Midmark Corp. has launched the Midmark Multiparameter Monitor for use during patient exams, treatment, surgery and recovery. The monitor includes a 12.1-inch LCD touch-sensitive screen, Cardell blood pressure technology, veterinary-specific algorithms, a pre-procedure checklist, a carbon dioxide soda lime absorbent reminder, and ECG and CO2 waveform libraries. “When you question a waveform, you can quickly […]