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Study: Low-Dose Omeprazole and Gastric Ulcers

If you’ve ever had to deal with equine gastric ulcers, you—and your wallet—will likely be happy that researchers have learned that a much lower dose …

How To Euthanize A Whale

Some beached whales can't be rescued. Four scientists have developed a humane way to end their suffering.<p>Sometimes, whales end up where they shouldn't. When a whale can't be rescued and sent back to sea, it becomes at once a tragedy, an obstacle, and a potential health hazard. Craig Haims, an …

North Carolina

Cat that received prosthetic legs at ISU veterinary hospital making strides in recovery

Vincent, a 3-year-old domestic short-haired cat that received prosthetic legs at Iowa State, is making a strong recovery. In fact, his doctor thinks …

Veterinary Medicine

Tyson the dog undergoes successful snout reconstruction surgery

Tyson the dog is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing surgery on Tuesday to repair his badly damaged snout.<p>Tyson the dog had a …

Pet Talk: Parvovirus in Puppies

Vaccinations can prevent many illnesses in puppies, but viruses such as canine parvovirus are still a threat to dogs with developing immune systems. …

Does your dog sneeze in reverse?

Some dogs have “snorting” fits, which sound like a sneeze but in reverse. This is a type of nasopharyngeal gag reflex that can result from irritation …

Small amount of feed likely cause of Alberta mad cow disease case: CFIA

EDMONTON -- Canada's food safety watchdog says a small amount of leftover contaminated feed was the most plausible cause of mad cow disease …

Oregon veterinarian customizes first-aid kits to protect K9 officers

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - Police dogs, just like human officers, are often put into dangerous situations. A Vancouver Police dog lost his life in …

First Aid

Possible association of tachycardia and hypertension with perioperative trazodone administration in a dog

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Acquired epilepsy in a horse associated with colic surgery

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Delivering profit?

Possible way forward<p>It is tempting to think that one vet and one farmer cannot cause a revolution in thinking and thus it is pointless to try to aim …

Exposure to Schmallenberg virus in Irish sheep in 2013

ANON. (2015) Met Eireann, summary weather reports. Accessed July 31, 2015 http://www.met.ie/climate/monthly-data.asp<p>AYLLON, T.,<br>• NIJHOF, A. M.,<br>• WEIHER, …

Veterinary Medicine

Are Farm Veterinarians Pushing Too Many Antibiotics?

In a barn outside Manhattan, Kan., researchers from Kansas State University are trying to solve the riddle of bovine respiratory disease. They're sticking plastic rods down the noses of 6-month old calves, collecting samples of bacteria.<p>"This bacteria, Mannheimia haemolytica, lives in most cattle," …

Pyometra: Why You Should Spay Sooner Than Later

<i>Dr. Justine Lee advocates on behalf of female dogs and cats everywhere: make sure you spay your pet sooner than later to avoid some scary</i> …

When to Take Your Dog to the Vet Immediately

For several years I have worked as an emergency veterinarian. As the title implies, that means I treat emergencies. But what is a veterinary …

Chew On This!

Ever come across a literature citation that sounded like it was just what you needed to understand a health or behavior issue in your shelter, only …

25 Amazing Veterinarian Breakthroughs in the Last 10 Years

As medicinal breakthroughs in human health are made, so too do the advances of veterinary medicine. While we still may be a ways from the doggie …

Vet Corner: The Top 40 Cat Care Blogs

Cat lovers unite! It seems that in the world of cats, a cat owner’s affinity for their own cat trumps that of the love for their own child. While …

10 Dog Foods that May Lead to Cancer

<b>Maple Syrup</b><br>Found in only one percent of dog food, this may not be a leading cause of cancer but it does feed cancer according to Natural News. The …