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 […]

Tooth fractures and treatment options in dogs and cats

David Clarke, BVSc, Diplomate AVDC, Fellow AVD, MANZCVS Registered Specialist, Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Dental Care for Pets, www.vdec.com.au Telisha Noller, BSc, DVM Structure of the teeth and tooth […]

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 […]

A shelter dog first benefits an innovative leg implant

Russian scientists and veterinarians have developed hind leg prostheses for pets, which ensure a full recovery after surgery Veterinarians from Novosibirsk have conducted Russia’s first osseointegrable prosthetics of the hind […]

Completion of veterinary anti-cancer trial in USA treating dogs with mast cell tumours

Australian life sciences company, QBiotics Group Limited (QBiotics) has received positive top line results from its core pivotal field safety and efficacy clinical trial in dogs with mast cell tumours, […]

New method to treat life-threatening heart arrhythmias in dogs

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers have developed a new treatment for dogs with a rare, but life-threatening, arrhythmia caused by atrioventricular accessory pathways (APs). The minimally invasive technique, which uses radio […]

Veterinary volunteers have Christmas spirit, all year round

Many veterinarians see their work as a calling and have an ongoing desire to give back to the animal kingdom. Veterinary volunteers with Vets Beyond Borders, an Australian-based international animal […]