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New Innovative Dog Probiotic for Digestive Health & Immune Function

Bil Jac

Introducing BreakThru Biotics Probiotic Spray by Bil-Jac, Puts Pet Health and Probiotics in Reach Bil-Jac, a family-owned and operated, leading manufacturer of Super Premium Dog Foods and Treats, has announced the launch of BreakThru® Biotics Probiotic Food Spray. BreakThru Biotics offers dog parents an easy, natural, proactive way to provide their dogs with daily probiotics.  Probiotics [...]

September 18th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

Cornell: Cardiology Team Saves Street Dog From Deadly Heartworm Condition


Flyer, a mixed breed dog, has been rescued twice this year: once from Jamaican streets by a Canadian charity and a second time by a team of veterinarians at Cornell University’s Hospital for Animals (CUHA). Flyer is a Potcake, the name given to feral Caribbean dogs with cocked ears who were traditionally fed the caked [...]

September 13th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

New Online Course Teaches Pet First Aid


You may know CPR, but do you know how to give it to your cat or dog? A new online course from the American Red Cross, developed with the expertise of Deborah Mandell, an emergency and critical care veterinarian at the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Ryan Hospital, will teach people pet CPR and other animal life-saving skills. The course, [...]

September 11th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

After The Disaster: Keeping Pets Safe And Healthy When Returning Home

AVMA Irma Pets

Millions of people in Florida were forced to evacuate their homes before Hurricane Irma made landfall last weekend, and many brought their pets with them. As people prepare to return to their homes, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is encouraging pet owners to take steps to ensure the health and well-being of their pets, in what [...]

September 11th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

Stem Cell Treatment for Spina Bifida Helps Dogs and Children at UC Davis


A pair of English bulldog puppies born with spina bifida are the first patients to be successfully treated with a unique therapy—a combination of surgery and stem cells—developed at UC Davis by a team of veterinary and human medicine researchers and clinicians. Dr. Dori Borjesson, professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology and director of the Veterinary [...]

August 25th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar – August 26th

CC Puppies

Make plans to attend the one-day 2017 Canine Breeder Excellence seminar Saturday, Aug. 26, for breeders, veterinarians, and veterinary staff at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Sponsored by the college and the Theriogenology Foundation, the event runs 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Wilford and Kat Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital at 1220 Wire [...]

August 21st, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Probiotics and Your Dogs – Part 2


One of the important functions of “good” bacteria is protection against gastrointestinal disease. The symbiotic bacteria of the GI tract use mechanisms of competitive exclusion by not allowing the bad bacteria to take up residence. They produce metabolites to bind toxins or directly kill pathogens, immobilizing them from causing disease.

August 21st, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation to Honor Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt at Upcoming Canine Health Conference as the 2017 Asa Mays DVM Award Recipient

CHF Logo Canine Health

Purina Has Sponsored Biennial Conference Since 1997 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in all dogs, announces that Dr. Edward Breitschwerdt, a specialist in veterinary internal medicine and infectious diseases at North Carolina State University (NCSU), is the recipient of its 2017 Asa [...]

August 14th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News,Health & Training | Read More »

National Check The Chip Day – A Reminder To Update Pets’ Microchip Registry Information


The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) are recognizing National Check the Chip Day on August 15 by encouraging pet owners to check their pets’ microchip information to make sure it is up to date and accurate. The day also offers an opportunity for veterinarians to encourage their clients to microchip [...]

August 11th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

American Red Cross Announces New Dog And Cat First Aid Online Course

First Aid

For more than 100 years, the American Red Cross has been training people to perform first aid skills so they could save the lives of others. Now, the organization announces the release of its new Cat and Dog First Aid online course so that owners will know what to do in an emergency until veterinary [...]

August 9th, 2017 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »


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