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Merck Animal Health Receives U.S. FDA Approval of Expanded Indication for BRAVECTO Chews for Dogs

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Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside of the United States and Canada, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, N.J., USA (NYSE:MRK), today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of an expanded indication for BRAVECTO® Chews for Dogs. The new indication treats and controls Asian longhorned ticks, which are an [...]

January 28th, 2023 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

Purina Volunteer Puppy Raisers Welcome Labrador Retriever Puppies Home As Part of First-Ever Assistance Dog/Facility Dog Litter Partnership

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Purina announced it is sponsoring a litter of puppies, all of which will be raised by company employees and trained to serve as certified Duo Dog facility, assistance or service dogs. The new program is another step the pet care company is taking to address the mental health epidemic by harnessing the positive impact of [...]

January 21st, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Heart Disease in Newfoundland Dogs Focus of Newly Funded Study

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A new grant hopes to shed light on the genetics underlying subvalvular aortic stenosis (SAS) in Newfoundland dogs. The study, funded by Morris Animal Foundation, will be conducted by a veterinary team at Michigan State University. Led by Dr. Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and Small Animal Clinical Sciences and the project’s Principal Investigator, the study [...]

January 19th, 2023 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

OncoK9 Liquid Biopsy Test Can Enhance Cancer Monitoring in Dogs

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PetDx® – The Liquid Biopsy Company for Pets™ has released a white paper demonstrating that OncoK9®, its pioneering multi-cancer early detection (MCED) test for dogs, can enhance cancer monitoring in canine patients with a simple blood draw. The CANcer Detection in Dogs (CANDiD) study previously established the performance characteristics of the OncoK9 test for detection of 30 different types [...]

January 17th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Morris Animal Foundation Announces Call for Canine Hemangiosarcoma Research Proposals

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Morris Animal Foundation is now accepting proposals that will catalyze development of new tools to prevent, detect and treat canine hemangiosarcoma. Grant applications are due by April 5, 2023, 4:59 p.m. ET. This request for proposals is part of the Foundation’s Hemangiosarcoma Initiative, a multiyear commitment to dedicate funding, people and resources to advance the prevention, detection and [...]

January 13th, 2023 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Dog Show Food

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By Amy Fernandez It’s interesting to read dog show reviews from that ancient era when the possibility of massive popularity first dawned on AKC–and show giving clubs. To be more precise, It was the post-war years of the late 1940s. This sport had just endured some of its most brutal strength tests, namely the Great [...]

December 28th, 2022 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC’s Breeder Symposium – January 6-8, 2022

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January 6-8, 2023 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center! Together with the Great American Dog Show, the International Kennel Club of Chicago will host AKC’s Breeder Symposium with over 20 classes available to further breeder education. Seminars include a world-class line-up of vets, breeders, and dog experts covering topics most important to breeders. Take a [...]

December 8th, 2022 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

MU College of Veterinary Medicine receives $1.5 million gift from the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals

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November 3, 2022 the University of Missouri announced a $1.5 million gift from the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals (OFA). The gift will help fund a new director of the Canine Molecular Genetics Laboratory in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine, which works on finding causes of genetic diseases in dogs. “The College of Veterinary Medicine [...]

November 25th, 2022 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

The AKC DNA Program: Past, Present, and Future

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by Claire Wiley VMD, DACVIM, Executive Director, AKC DNA Program and Mark Dunn, Executive Vice President Registration Management From: akc.org The AKC DNA Program, established in 1996, has the world’s largest canine DNA database with nearly one million samples. Harnessing the power of genotyping technology, the AKC DNA Program was established to ensure the integrity of [...]

November 18th, 2022 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Thanksgiving Pet Safety From the AVMA

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Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends. It also can bring some hazards for pets. Follow these tips to keep your pets healthy and safe during the holiday. Poison risks Overindulging in the family feast can be unhealthy for humans, and even worse for pets: Fatty foods are hard for animals [...]

November 16th, 2022 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

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