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Study Training Dogs To Detect Prostate Cancer Gets One Paw Closer To A ‘Robotic Nose’ To Diagnose The Disease

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Observations dating back to the mid-2000s have shown that dogs can accurately sniff out early prostate and other cancers with impressive accuracy, but researchers have not known exactly what elements of scent the dogs were detecting and how they were processing the information. In a new paper published today in PLOS ONE, for the first time researchers [...]

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

Beating Bloat in Dogs: Check Out the Latest Fresh Scoop Podcast on Gastric Dilation Volvulus

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Having a dog diagnosed with bloat (also called gastric dilation volvulus), is a scary event for any dog owner, and one veterinarians regularly face in their clinic. The latest episode of Morris Animal Foundation’s Fresh Scoop podcast, with guest Dr. Elizabeth Rozanski, addresses the why’s and how’s of bloat and treatment, and sheds light on recent advances [...]

February 15th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Paw Print Genetics Launches 46 New Tests for Inherited Diseases and Traits Found in Canines

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Paw Print Genetics, a division of Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc., has launched 46 new, highly desired disease and trait tests to their ever-growing menu of genetic assays. This menu now consists of nearly 300 different tests for over 350 different breeds of dog, the largest in the industry. Among these are new tests for Labrador [...]

February 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health & Training | Read More »

Embark Announces First Annual Canine Health Summit

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Embark Veterinary, the world leader in dog genetics, today announced the Canine Health Summit, a first-of-its-kind educational conference designed for dog breeders, owners, veterinarians, and canine enthusiasts. The two-day virtual event, which takes place on Monday, February 15, and Tuesday, February 16, 2021, will feature presentations, panel discussions, and interactive Q&A sessions presented by leading experts across the [...]

February 8th, 2021 | Posted in Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

Are COVID-Sniffing Dogs the New Tool in Helping Detect the Virus?

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Pandemic protocols and procedures are rapidly evolving as we learn more about getting the spread of COVID-19 under control. One new tool to help us track those infected with COVID-19 may be COVID-sniffing dogs. David Dorman, professor of toxicology in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, sat down with [...]

February 5th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

AVMA: “Doggie Breath” Could be a Sign of Serious Disease

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Does your sweet pet have sour breath? That odor coming from your pet’s mouth could be more than a nuisance; it could signify a serious health risk with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums but their internal organs as well. To address the importance of oral health care for pets, [...]

February 4th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Cornell: Keeping Your Furry Friends Safe During Winter Weather

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  As temperatures continue to dip, experts from the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine have advice on keeping our animal companions safe and comfortable during winter weather. How to tell if your pet is feeling the freeze? “If a dog is picking up its feet or seems reluctant to walk this may be a sign [...]

February 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

Goodpup App Sponsors New AKC Virtual Home Manners Titling Program

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The American Kennel Club is pleased to announce that GoodPup, a dog training over video chat service, is the official sponsor of the new Virtual Home Manners (VHM) Program. The program is designed to help teach dogs proper manners at home. Teaching their dogs to behave at home is important for owners, mentally stimulating for [...]

January 26th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Featured,Health & Training | Read More »

NC State Clinical Trial Testing Promising Canine Osteosarcoma Treatment

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Canine osteosarcoma is a particularly pernicious cancer. Not only do tumors destroy bone and unleash crippling pain, but cancer cells then typically leave the bone, spread to the bloodstream and create more tumors in the lung. Even with surgery and aggressive chemotherapy, the average survival time is 10 months. About 15% to 20% of dogs [...]

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

FDA Grants First Conditional Approval Under Expanded Authority to Control Seizures in Dogs with Idiopathic Epilepsy

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Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted the first conditional approval under its expanded authority to KBroVet-CA1 (potassium bromide chewable tablets) to control seizures in dogs with idiopathic epilepsy. Idiopathic epilepsy is a type of seizure disorder without a known cause. KBroVet-CA1 works by stabilizing neurons in the central nervous system to reduce the [...]

January 15th, 2021 | Posted in Health & Training | Read More »

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