Merck releases BRD-detecting Whisper stethoscope
Company spent nearly a year and a half fine-tuning the technology.
The Whisper Veterinary Stethoscope System is available again 17 months after Merck Animal Health acquired worldwide rights to it. The Whisper system uses a transmitting stethoscope and computer software to detect bovine respiratory disease and gauge the severity. “This innovative instrument improves the diagnosis accuracy of BRD when cattle are brought into the chute for […]
Smart-toy manufacturer works hard for a treat
The interactive dog product PupPod is named best in show at the Kansas City Investment Forum.
Lots of practice made perfect for Erick Eidus and his young company, PupPod Inc., which captured the Innovation Award at the KC Animal Health Corridor’s ninth annual Investment Forum. Eidus’ presentation, which followed about 200 rehearsals, earned the admiration of judges, a $10,000 check and applause from hundreds of potential investors and business partners who […]
What you might see soon from animal health industry
The ninth annual Investment Forum will showcase 18 emerging companies and what they are working on.
Four companies headquartered in the KC Animal Health Corridor are among 18 young businesses that will present their innovative ideas and growth plans to hundreds of potential investors and partners during the annual Investment Forum. The event, now in its ninth year, will take place Aug. 29 at the Kansas City Convention Center. A representative […]
Clavamox now available in chewable tablets
Like Clavamox Tablets, the new formulation is made in four dosage strengths.
Zoetis Inc. has launched a chewable formulation of its longstanding Clavamox antibiotic for dogs and cats. Clavamox Chewable (amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets) is a pork-liver-flavored prescription medication that was tested for palatability with 112 client-owned dogs at VCA veterinary hospitals. Zoetis, a Parsippany, New Jersey, drug maker, reported a voluntary acceptance rate of 83 […]
Vanguard crLyme earns 15-month immunity claim
Lyme vaccine provides extra reassurance to dog owners and veterinarians.
Zoetis Inc.’s Vanguard crLyme vaccine for dogs now comes with a 15-month duration of immunity claim, an improvement over the previous recommendation of annual revaccination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture granted the claim for a product that Zoetis promotes as the only multivalent recombinant Lyme vaccine formulated to ward off the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, which […]
SunTech launches new BP monitors
The rechargeable Vet25 and Vet30 weigh less than 3 pounds.
SunTech Medical Inc. has updated its line of battery-powered veterinary blood pressure monitors with the introduction of the Vet25 and Vet30 models. Unveiled in July at the American Veterinary Medical Association convention, the portable monitors are virtually noiseless so as not to startle nervous patients, the Morrisville, North Carolina, company reported. Alarms and audible indicators […]
Jorgensen releases new tail dressing for dogs
Dog Ends prevents further injury to tail tips.
Veterinary equipment supplier Jorgensen Laboratories has launched Dog Ends, a lightweight tube dressing designed to protect the injured tips of canine tails. Traditional dressings and syringe cases can weigh down a tail and increase impact forces, especially when a dog is wagging its tail, the Loveland, Colorado, company stated. Each Dog Ends weighs 0.14 ounces […]