The AVMA provides information on recalls and alerts issued regarding pet and animal feeds, including dog and cat foods and treats as well feeds for livestock, poultry and other species. The information is based on reports and alerts received from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or the manufacturers. For more information about the [...]
Dechra Veterinary Products U.S. announced the launch of MiconaHex+Triz Spray and Wipes, a unique combination of 2% miconazole, 2% chlorhexidine, patented USP TrizEDTA, and ceramides in a spray and wipe presentation. The products are formulated for use on dogs, cats and horses.
Merck Animal Health is dedicated to providing guidance and support to help veterinarians achieve effective diabetes control. The company also offers a host of useful tools and educational information for veterinarians and their clients. Contact your local Merck Animal Health representative for more information or visit www.petdiabetesmonth.com.
French authorities are warning of a rabies threat after a cat died of the disease, previously thought to have been eliminated from the country. The two-month-old black and tan kitten was found last Friday in Argenteuil, near Paris. It died three days later. France’s Ministry of Agriculture has begun an investigation and vaccinated five people [...]
National assistance dog charity Canine Partners is to open its first pop-up shop in an ambitious new departure for the West Sussex based organisation. The shop is a first for the Charity, which is based on the outskirts of Midhurst, and will place Canine Partner in the heart of the town, which is close to [...]
Commenting on reports that rabies has been confirmed in the Netherlands in two puppies from Bulgaria, British Veterinary Association President Robin Hargreaves said: “This is deeply worrying news and far too close for comfort. It must be a wake-up call to UK authorities to ensure that enforcement of pet movements into the UK remains a [...]
While Halloween can be a howling good time for family members of all ages, it can be hauntingly hazardous for four-legged friends. Sink your fangs into this scary statistic from Petplan pet insurance: During Halloween week, pets are 25% more likely to visit the veterinarian for chocolate toxicity than at other times of the year. [...]
A spate of mysterious dog illnesses in the US state of Ohio are feared to be due to circovirus, a disease normally found in pigs. The state”s Department of Agriculture is urging veterinary surgeons to contact its Division of Animal Health if they suspect any animal in their care is suffering from the suspected virus. [...]
Zoetis Inc. has announced revisions to the Risk Minimization Action Plan (RiskMAP) for ProHeart® 6 (moxidectin), the sustained-release injectable heartworm preventive for dogs. The revisions are based on a review of safety history over a 4½-year period. The updated RiskMAP allows use in healthy dogs older than 7 years, permits administration by a trained, certified [...]
Race Horses May Hold the Key to a Cure for Deadly Lung Disease Killing Humans, Horses and other Domestic Animals
Researchers from human and veterinary medicine want to know more about the lung disease that is killing horses, including thoroughbred horses and other domestic animals, just as it’s claiming an increasing number of human lives, and are hoping the animals will hold the key to finding treatments faster for both. Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a [...]