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Diabetes can be detected in gut of cats

The cat is the only animal, aside from humans and primates, which spontaneously develops type 2 diabetes. Therefore, researchers are interested in studying how diabetes develops in cats in order to learn […]

Managing aggressive dog behaviour

Aggressive behaviour in pet dogs is a serious problem for dog owners across the world, with bite injuries representing a serious risk to both people and other dogs. New research […]

Treatment of tooth fractures by restoration, direct pulp capping and extraction

DR DAVID E CLARKE BVSC DIPLOMATE AVDC FELLOW AVD MANZCVS REGISTERED SPECIALIST, VETERINARY DENTISTRY AND ORAL SURGERY Tooth fractures are a common dental problem seen in companion small animal practice […]

Seeing the beauty in animal bone research

AS TOLD TO STUART WINTHROPE Dr Babatunde Ayodele is part of a team researching the bones of racehorses. Now, his research has inspired the facade of a new University building. […]

Controlled Drugs – Background/Overview in Veterinary Industry

Whether it be for pain relief, anaesthetic or other reasons, controlled (Schedule 8) drugs such as Morphine, Ketamine and Temgesic are integral to the daily working lives of veterinarians around […]

Algorithm to predict PEDV outbreaks

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an algorithm that could give pig farms advance notice of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreaks. The proof-of-concept algorithm has potential for […]

Emerging significance of gammaherpesvirus and morbillivirus infections in cats

Emerging infectious diseases comprise a substantial fraction of important human infections, with potentially devastating global health and economic impacts. A 2008 paper in Nature described the emergence of no fewer […]

Do bigger brains equal smarter dogs? New study offers answers.

Bigger dogs, with larger brains, perform better on certain measures of intelligence than their smaller canine counterparts, according to a new study led by the University of Arizona. Larger-brained dogs […]

Improving your Dental Charting, Scaling and Polishing in dogs

DR DAVID E CLARKE REGISTERED SPECIALIST, VETERINARY DENTISTRY AND ORAL SURGERY Periodontal disease affects 85% of all dogs over 2 years of age. It is a multi-factorial disease that requires […]