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Auburn University Veterinary Expert: Ticks, Fleas Not Just a Seasonal Problem

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Warmer weather is upon us and pet owners tend to think about tick and flea control for their dogs and cats. But according to a veterinary parasitology expert at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, this should not be just a seasonal concern. “A tick problem is not just a summer problem,” said Dr. Lindsay [...]

May 11th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Partners with IPFD in their Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs Initiative to Support Responsible Use of DNA Testing for Dog Health and Breeding

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RALEIGH, N.C. (May 9, 2018) The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce that the International Partnership for Dogs (IPFD) has launched Phase 1 of the Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs (HGTD) Initiative, a free online resource designed to support owners, breeders, veterinarians, and dog health and welfare professionals in the appropriate [...]

May 10th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Health & Training | Read More »

Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation Continue Critical Campaign to Fight Pet Cancer

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To kick off Pet Cancer Awareness Month in May, the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Foundation announce a total of $13 million in contributions for pet cancer research and treatment since the annual campaign began in 2010. Now in its ninth year, the campaign focuses on helping families affected by pet cancer pay for treatment as well [...]

May 7th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

PennVet: Innovative Vaccine Offers Canine Cancer Patients A Shot at a Longer, Happier Life

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By Katherine Unger Baillie Osteosarcoma is the most common bone cancer to affect dogs. It is a painful and aggressive disease. Affecting more than 10,000 dogs annually, predominantly larger breeds, it kills more than 85 percent within two years. Nicola Mason, a researcher and veterinarian at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, is working to put [...]

May 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

AKC Canine Health Foundation Marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month with Investment in New Cancer Research

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in dogs, marks Pet Cancer Awareness Month in May by investing more than $1 million in new cancer research funding for dogs. Since 1995, CHF has awarded over 209 canine cancer research grants, totaling more than $13 million. Outcomes [...]

April 25th, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

PennVet: How Working Dogs are Sniffing Out Cancer

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At Penn, collaboration is as ingrained in the culture as innovation. And, it turns out, some teams end up having quite the crew. One specific group—working to detect early stage ovarian cancer—maintains experts spanning obstetrics and gynecology, chemistry, physics, and veterinary care. It also includes human’s best furry friends: dogs. As part of the Center for Public [...]

April 24th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Merck Animal Health Announces Inaugural Dog Flu Prevention Week

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New Awareness Week Launched Amidst a Rash of Dog Flu Outbreaks Serves as a Reminder to Protect Social Dogs This Spring Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) announced today the inaugural Dog Flu Prevention Week (April 16-22), an annual reminder to pet parents to protect their social dogs, either for [...]

April 18th, 2018 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine – Oncology Conduction Clinical Trial on New Melanoma Drug

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Dogs, like their human companions, can be susceptible to skin cancer, and the Oncology Service at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine could use the help of man’s best friend in launching a clinical trial to test a new melanoma treatment drug. “This study is designed to test a new drug that may be useful [...]

April 9th, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Canine Health Foundation and Vetvine Present Free Webinar – “The Increasing Threat of Canine Leptospirosis”

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The AKC Canine Health Foundation and VetVine are presenting a free live webinar titled “The Increasing Threat of Canine Leptospirosis – Keys to Diagnosis, Therapy & Prevention” on Tuesday, April 10th at 8:00 p.m. ET. This special event will feature Dr. Jason Still and Dr. Michelle Evason. Dr. Jason Still and Dr. Michelle Evason will review fundamental and [...]

April 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Morris Animal Foundation Launches Unite to Fight Animal Cancer Campaign

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Morris Animal Foundation, the leader in advancing animal health, launched its fifth annual Unite to Fight Animal Cancer campaign on Monday, March 26. The two-month campaign, which ends May 31, raises funds for research that will lead to new understandings about how to prevent, diagnose earlier and treat animal cancers. Gifts can be made and more information [...]

April 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

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