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DEA: No More Horsing Around With Xylazine
AVMA Seeks Volunteers for Technician Committee
The panel will explore workplace issues causing personnel shortages.
Treatment of Feline Oral SCC Could Involve Nanotechnology
An Ontario Veterinary College research project has the support of Morris Animal Foundation, Blue Buffalo and Pet Valu.
The latest from Galaxy Vets, CareVet, Bond Vet, Parker & Ace, Association for Veterinary Informatics, Covetrus and VetCT.
Veterinary Groups Back Dog Importation Act
The AVMA, AAVMC and several state VMAs are among dozens of organizations voicing support for the Healthy Dog Importation Act.
FDA Targets Illegal Xylazine Amid Spike in Overdoses
The veterinary tranquilizer is sometimes mixed with fentanyl.
Primal Health’s Protektin42 Protects Dogs’ Oral Health
The prize-winning prebiotic water supplement is formulated for daily use at home.
The latest from Zoetis, AVMA, Texas A&M, Louisiana VMA, Ceva, Virginia VMA, Pet Poison Helpline, SignalPET and NAVTA and 143 Veterinary Services.
UC Davis Hires Chief Diversity Officer
The appointment of Monae Roberts follows similar moves at veterinary schools in Pennsylvania and Florida.
Many Key Antimicrobials to Require Prescription
FDA worked with manufacturers to change the status of over-the-counter medications.
BVA Encourages Pay Transparency
A new resource can help veterinarians ensure adequate rewards for their work.
EpiPaws Wins Purina Innovation Prize
The company’s Pet Age Test Kit helps veterinary teams and clients proactively manage a dog or cat’s health.
The latest from Idexx Laboratories, Vetsource, Nationwide, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Wedgewood Pharmacy, Chewy and VO Vets.
Idexx Offers Nu.Q Canine Cancer Test
The company recommends the screen for some dogs at their annual wellness exam.
LIU Opens $26 Million Veterinary Learning Center
Long Island’s nearly 3-year-old program is on pace to have 450 veterinary and graduate students during the 2023-24 academic year.
Screening Test Checks Brachycephalic Dogs
The Respiratory Function Grading Scheme is licensed in the United States and Canada.
Hill’s and Purina Prepare New Therapeutic Diets
ONC Care supports oncology patients, while OM Metabolic Response+Joint Mobility promotes canine weight loss.
New From Zoetis: AlphaTrak 3 Glucose Monitoring System for Dogs and Cats
The glucose monitoring system for diabetic cats and dogs supports at-home and in-clinic care.
The latest from SignalPET, Suveto, Cornell, Merck Manuals, Greater Good Charities, Pet Industry Leadership Summit and Pet Food Institute.
HT Vista: A New Cancer Detection Tool
The noninvasive, real-time test from Companion Animal Health can identify subcutaneous and dermal malignancies in pets.
Asian Longhorned Ticks Spread Across U.S.
The first invasive tick species to emerge in 80 years is able to clone itself.
AAHA Releases Senior Care Guidelines
Veterinarians should take a holistic approach with older dogs and cats.
The latest from AAVMC, Petco Love, Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, Texas Tech, Trupanion, BuddyID, KC Animal Health Corridor and PetSmart Charities.
Merck Veterinary Manual Translated Into Español
The 18-month project required enormous teamwork and managing a paper shortage.