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Embark Veterinary Launches First-Ever DNA Test for Purebred Dog Owners

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Embark leads dog DNA testing evolution from breed discovery tool to personalized health insights engine. Embark Veterinary, Inc., a global leader in dog genetics, today announced the launch of its DNA Test for Purebred Dogs. As the only company in the dog DNA space investing in research to make new genetic health discoveries, Embark is [...]

October 4th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health & Training | Read More »

Merck Animal Health Marks 25-Year Commitment to Rabies Elimination on World Rabies Day

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Milestone recognizes continued importance of dog vaccination to prevent the spread of zoonotic disease Rabies Elimination Fundamental to Merck Animal Health’s Commitment to One Health This World Rabies Day on September 28, Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA (NYSE:MRK), marks 25 years working to eliminate rabies and help [...]

September 28th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, American Veterinary Medical Foundation Team Up to Support Disaster Relief in Louisiana and Scholarships at Tuskegee College of Veterinary Medicine


The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is funding disaster relief for people and animals impacted by Hurricane Ida, thanks to gifts from Hill’s Pet Nutrition, the AVMF and individual donors. Hill’s donated $10,000 to the AVMF to support disaster relief work by the Louisiana State Animal Response Team (LSART), and the gift is being matched by an equal amount from [...]

September 24th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

AVMA Backs Legislation Promoting New Pet Safety Requirements for Xylitol


The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today issued its full endorsement of the Paws Off Act of 2021, which would require food containing the sugar substitute xylitol to include a warning label specifying its toxic effects. Xylitol is a substance that is highly poisonous to pets, especially dogs. Xylitol, the artificial sweetener used in everyday [...]

September 21st, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

UF To Open New Veterinary Hospital at Ocala’s World Equestrian Center


GAINESVILLE, Fla. —In an effort to support the owners of equine athletes and other animals visiting Ocala’s new world-class World Equestrian Center, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has embarked on a strategic alliance with the center to provide leading-edge patient care in a new 40,000-square-foot hospital facility located on center grounds. The [...]

September 9th, 2021 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training,The Buzz | Read More »

Bloat Emergency! How a Webinar Helped Save a Life

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It was Friday evening. Fridolin, Clark’s two-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog, had finished his dinner and was lying quietly in the backyard. A sudden yelp startled Clark! He let Fridolin back in the house, watching him closely. His beautiful Berner couldn’t settle – he was restless and seemed anxious, with his pupils dilated. Then he started hiccupping or trying to retch. His abdomen looked and felt normal, but Clark knew something was off.

September 6th, 2021 | Posted in Current Articles,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Help is on the Way! American Humane Rescue Team Rushing to Evacuate Animals Caught in Path of Monster Hurricane Ida


Trained team and 50-foot animal rescue vehicle on the way to Louisiana as another American Humane Rescue team helps 500+ animals in California’s Caldor Wildfire Know how to keep your family and pets safe with simple tips from American Humane expert As the floodwaters from monster hurricane Ida threaten hundreds of thousands of people and [...]

September 1st, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Universities Selected For 2022 Theriogenology Residency Programs


The American Kennel Club (AKC), AKC Canine Health Foundation (AKCCHF), and Theriogenology Foundation (TF) are pleased to announce that Auburn University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Pennsylvania have been selected through a competitive grant application process to receive residency program funding in 2022 through the AKC/AKCCHF/TF Small Animal Theriogenology Residency Program. This program [...]

August 30th, 2021 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Morris Animal Foundation: Canine Cognitive Dysfunction is Not Inevitable. Learn More in This Month’s Fresh Scoop Podcast

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If you have questions about canine cognitive dysfunction (CCD), listen to this month’s episode of Morris Animal Foundation’s “Fresh Scoop” podcast, available now for streaming and download. Host Dr. Kelly Diehl, the Foundation’s Senior Director of Science and Communications, interviews Dr. Margaret Gruen, Assistant Professor of Behavioral Medicine at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Gruen covers clinical signs [...]

August 25th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

On Check the Chip Day, A Lifesaving Reminder to Ensure Pets are Microchipped with Current Contact Info


Statistics show that one in three pets will become lost at some point during their lives, but cats and dogs with registered microchips are much more likely to experience a happy reunion with their loving families. National Check the Chip Day, observed annually on August 15, reminds pet owners about the importance of microchipping your [...]

August 18th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »


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