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Cornell: New Strain of Canine Distemper Virus Arrives in North America


A young dog imported from South Korea into Western Canada last fall brought along a dangerous hitchhiker: the Asia-1 strain of canine distemper virus (CDV), which had never before been reported in North America. Scientists at Cornell’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) identified the virus in samples from the dog, which they suspect was part of a [...]

March 21st, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Learn Abut Cutting-Edge Cancer Care for Cats and Dogs

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Panel Discussion to Feature Comprehensive Approach to the Treatment of Cancer in Pets The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will present a free panel discussion for pet lovers on caring for companion animals diagnosed with cancer to be held atPenn Vet’s New Bolton Center on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. According to the [...]

March 7th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Announces New Grants and Resources for Canine Health

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces new grants and resources for canine health, celebrating their investments in better health for all dogs. Since this time last year, the AKC Canine Health Foundation has awarded new research grants solely for dogs totaling more than $3.6 million. CHF’s Hemangiosarcoma, Tick-Borne Disease, and Epilepsy Research Initiatives continue with new and ongoing [...]

March 4th, 2019 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

FDA Provides Update on Investigation into Potential Connection Between Certain Diets and Cases of Canine Heart Disease

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today is providing an update on its investigation into reports of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods. The update covers reports of DCM received by FDA through November 30, 2018. This update does not include reports received in December and January due to the lapse in [...]

February 20th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AVMA: “Doggie Breath” Could Be a Sign of Serious Disease

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Does your sweet pet have sour breath? A bad odor coming from the mouths of your pets could be more than a nuisance; it could signify a serious health risk with the potential to damage not only your pets’ teeth and gums but their internal organs as well. To address the importance of oral health [...]

February 6th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Cold Weather Tips For Pet Owners

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Don’t let Frisky freeze! Dr. Brian Collins, section chief of community practice service at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine has some important advice for animal owners during the chilly winter months: “Pet-proof the storage and disposal of wintertime hazards. The active ingredient in most brands of antifreeze is ethylene glycol, [...]

January 30th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Bayer Introduces Versatile New Option for Heartworm Prevention and Intestinal Parasite Control

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Coraxis™ (moxidectin) Topical Solution for Dogs provides veterinarians with 30-day heartworm protection and treats and controls hookworms, roundworms and whipworms Bayer Animal Health announces the launch of Coraxis™ (moxidectin) Topical Solution for Dogs, a prescription-only, monthly transdermal product that prevents heartworm disease and treats and controls hookworms, roundworms, and whipworms in dogs. The product is [...]

January 21st, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Morris Animal Foundation Announces Call for Golden Retriever Lifetime Study Special Call Research Proposals

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To help dogs everywhere live longer, healthier lives, Morris Animal Foundation is now accepting proposals for Golden Retriever Lifetime Study collaborative projects. These projects will contribute to the understanding of nutritional, environmental, lifestyle and genetic risk factors for cancer and other diseases in dogs. Grant applications are due by Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. This special call is for access to [...]

January 14th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Researchers Pioneer Use of New Technique to Treat Life-Threatening Heart Arrhythmias in Dogs


Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers have developed a new treatment for dogs with a rare, but life-threatening, arrhythmia caused by atrioventricular accessory pathways (APs). The minimally invasive technique, which uses radiofrequencies, is modified from a human cardiology procedure and has a more than 95 percent success rate in treating dogs with this type of arrhythmia. The [...]

December 4th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Names 2019 Clinician-Scientist Fellows

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of AKC Canine Health Foundation Clinician-Scientist Fellowships. Established in 2013, CHF’s Clinician-Scientist Fellowship Program encourages and supports the next generation of canine health researchers to sustain future advancements for the health of dogs. The 2019 Fellows are: 1) Ana Costa, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM is [...]

November 15th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »


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