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Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Supplements Launches Probiotic to Help Dogs Maintain Calm Behavior


Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Supplements has introduced Calming Care, a new management option for owners whose dogs experience anxious behaviors. Calming Care is a probiotic supplement that contains a strain of beneficial bacteria shown to help dogs maintain calm behavior. It supports dogs with anxious behaviors and helps them cope with external stressors like separation, unfamiliar visitors, [...]

May 23rd, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital Opens Its New $2.7 Million Emergency Room

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 16th celebrated the opening of Ryan Hospital’s Richard Lichter Emergency Room at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet). The project was generously funded by Richard Lichter, a member of Penn Vet’s Board of Overseers, and co-chair of The Power of Penn Vet Campaign. His gift was made in memory [...]

April 18th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Xylitol – It’s in Your Food and It’s Toxic to Dogs


“It was really shocking how many people have no idea that most sugar free gums can kill a dog.” It’s not just gum, of course. “Most people have no idea how many products contain this ingredient or the fact that a small amount can be potentially lethal to dogs. Most products that contain Xylitol have no warnings that they are toxic to dogs,”

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Embark Digs Up $10M Bones To End Preventable Disease In Dogs

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Boston-based Embark Veterinary Inc., the world leader in dog genetics, announced today that it raised $10 million in Series A funding, a milestone that enables the young biotech company to build on its early consumer success and expand its research in canine health and genetic disease. Dog DNA has inherently fewer privacy concerns and dogs’ faster generation [...]

April 15th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

AVMA: New Research Shows Dog Bites Down in 2018, but Risk Increases Among Children Under 1 Year


In advance of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 7-13, National Dog Bite Prevention Coalition partners State Farm Insurance, Insurance Information Institute, American Humane and celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell announced the 2018 numbers for dog bite injury claims and provided “dogs-on” demonstrations on how to make those numbers decline [...]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

UC Davis Ophthalmologists Save Dog’s Eyes Following Accident

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Rally, a 1-year-old female Labrador retriever, was accidentally shot while on a hunting excursion, with both of her eyes sustaining major trauma. Her owners immediately rushed her to a local emergency clinic that then referred her to the Ophthalmology Service at the UC Davis veterinary hospital. With seven board-certified ophthalmologists, four ophthalmology residents, one ophthalmology [...]

April 8th, 2019 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Morris Animal Foundation-Funded Researchers Find Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements Linked To Decreased Risk Of T-Zone Lymphoma In Dogs


Dogs that receive omega-3 fatty acid supplements or have hypothyroidism may be less likely to develop T-zone lymphoma (TZL). Those are two findings from Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Colorado State University, who studied associations of environment and health history of the disease among golden retrievers. They published their results in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. [...]

April 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

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 »


  • July 2019