Light pollution is a big problem for nearly everyone. If you live in the city and struggle to get quality sleep, it could be light that's causing the problem.
Study described the successful management of 2 dogs with septic shock and persistent tachycardia using norepinephrine and esmolol, a short-acting beta receptor antagonist.
Study evaluate the correlation between dog importation and heartworm prevalence in dogs in Colorado.
Study evaluated the influence of Propofol and isoflurane anesthesia on cerebral spinal fluid.
Study evaluated the effects of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) delivered by a commercial human CPAP device on respiratory function in foals with pharmacologically induced respiratory suppression.
Domestic short/medium/long hair breeds were most commonly affected, with pinnae, head, haired face, nasal planum and ungual folds most frequently involved.
Feline hyperthyroidism, the most common endocrinopathy in older cats, is similar in pathology to human thyrotoxicosis. In humans, thyrotoxicosis is associated with redox unbalance, which may result in organ damage. This study compared the redox status of cats with hyperthyroidism with that of healthy cats and cats with chronic non-thyroidal illness.
Heart base tumors occur commonly in older, brachycephalic dogs and are typically diagnosed via echocardiogram. Effective treatments so far have been limited to surgery (if possible) or radiation therapy. This study suggests that medical therapy may also be an option.
Sudy showed that cellular changes in endothelial IMMK were largely confined to the endothelium and distinct from the other forms of IMMK evaluated.
This study suggests a possible association between the degree of tail malformation and lumbosacral hemivertebrae.
The prosthetic suture repair technique described was effective at returning the shoulder joint to a normal range of motion in this ex vivo model.
Results suggested orally administered raltegravir might be effective for alleviation of ocular and respiratory signs of FHV-1 infection in cats.
Resistant isolates in the environment not only pose a risk for disease but also can serve as a repository for dissemination of resistance genes.
Differences in proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory biomarkers were detected between osteoarthritic joints and normal joints, but no relationship was identified between biomarker concentrations and gait asymmetry in dogs with osteoarthritis.
Study looks at the morbidity and mortality associated with adrenalectomy with cavotomy for resection of invasive adrenal neoplasms in dogs and evaluate risk factors for perioperative outcomes.
A study evaluated the preparation time, ease of application, and the elimination of skin contamination of three skin preparation methods for asepsis.
A retrospective study evaluated the impact of route of nutrition on length of hospitalization and survival to discharge in 68 dogs with septic peritonitis
Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) diagnosed canine hepatozoonosis in a muscle biopsy from a 3-year-old dachshund-mix dog. T
A study evaluated the outcome of cats with diabetes mellitus treated with protamine zinc insulin and identified factors that influence the likelihood of remission and survival in treated cats.
MOPP is a safe protocol for the treatment of relapsed or refractory feline lymphoma, with a promising overall response rate and median remission time.
Study suggest that the addition of brachytherapy postoperatively in cats with FISS was well tolerated and is comparable to other forms of adjuvant therapy.
Administration of 6% HES (670/0.75) and presenting serum creatinine concentration were significant predictors of renal tubular vacuolization severity.
As concerns increase in the various horse event centers, stables, clubs and horse communities in Utah concerning equine herpes virus 1 (EHV-1) and equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM), Utah State Veterinarian recommends caution.
Guidelines are important tool to help veterinarians make humane decisions in the most-dire situations, including natural disasters, hazardous disease outbreaks or terrorist incidents.
The FDA has made it a priority to enhance transparency and information sharing across our entire portfolio of regulated products, especially when the availability of such information can benefit human and animal health.
Diagnostic testing confirmed Brucellosis canis in two dogs imported from Korea.
FDA issues serious alert for pets and people.
The combination imidacloprid-permethrin proved safe and helpful in the management of natural canine fly dermatitis.
Honeycomb appearance of the spleen is uncommon in cats and most of the time it was benign (84%). T
Results suggested that conservatively treated cats with CCLD experienced less chronic pain at long-term follow-up than surgically treated cats.
New review article discusses pathophysiology, clinical presentation and treatment of most common oncological emergencies.
Meanwhile… down in Australia, cute little Koalas are being threatened with extinction.
A study of prostate cancer finds “aneuploid” tumors are more likely to be lethal than tumors with normal tissue.
A new MIT study suggests that a twenty-four hour fast can be very helpful to an otherwise healthy person.
The prevention of food allergy is a key priority for reducing the burden of allergic disease. The study suggests that dog ownership in infancy may prevent food allergy.
Guidelines geared to keep staff exposure to minimum.
Seven percent of the recipes called for ingredients that are potentially toxic to cats, including garlic or garlic powder, onions and leeks.
A new strain of canine distemper virus has been identified in wild animals in New Hampshire and Vermont, according to New Hampshire veterinary pathologist, Dr. David Needle.
Meanwhile…under the sea.
Gallup’s latestl update shows Americans were more likely to be stressed and worried than much of the world. In fact, the 55% of Americans who experienced stress was one of the highest rates out of the 143 countries studied and it beat the global average (35%) by a full 20 percentage points.
The magnetic microrobots, inspired by bacterial propulsion, could help to overcome one of the biggest obstacles to delivering drugs with nanoparticles: getting the particles to exit blood vessels and accumulate in the right place.
Results from a study suggest that the canine OVH model can increase student’s surgical confidence.
Another reason to promote dog ownership!
207 dogs participated in the study. Study results showed that most dogs’ cortisol: creatinine ratios dropped significantly during their fostering stay
This case describes the use of a SUB device for management of traumatic proximal ureteral injury in a cat with one kidney.
Drug-induced fever secondary to anticonvulsants should be considered in patients that develop a fever after starting anticonvulsant therapy.
Study created a process to help determine how effectively we could predict which dogs would graduate as assistance dogs or be released from the program for behavioral reason.
The study found that mixed breed dogs and purebred dogs potentially suffer from many of the same inherited disorders, and that around two in five dogs carried at least one of the screened conditions.
Enteropathogens were commonly detected in dogs frequenting dog parks, and infection with Giardia correlated with fecal consistency.
Dr. Jen Chatfield has big dreams and some involve a big red planet.
California’s commercial blood banks provide most of the blood and related products that America’s veterinarians use for veterinary care.
Study suggests that stimulating stem cells may protect the gastrointestinal tract from age-related disease.
Zulresso is a new medication used to treat the sometimes life-threatening condition of postpartum depression.
The experimental compound on a few different equine patients with laminitis as well as arthritis.
FDA alerts veterinary community about ophthalmic drop recall.
Does exposure to maternal infection during pregnancy increase the long-term risk for major psychiatric disorders in the child?
The results suggest a novel mechanism whereby coagulation-dependent intrahepatic fibrinogen deposition drives platelet accumulation and liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy.
Study looks at severity and breed predilection with osteoarthritis
Robo dog helps vet techs learn humanely
New compound shows potential as an immunotherapy agent.
Remember that your spouse having a different opinion isn’t belittling you or your opinion. They are different and they are allowed to think differently.
. If you're looking for new experiences to improve your life, ziplining may be the right choice for you.
What if there was something we could do in our everyday lives to help prevent it? Making some small changes with these four tips would be a small change that could bring big benefits.
Light pollution is a big problem for nearly everyone. If you live in the city and struggle to get quality sleep, it could be light that's causing the problem.
If you're ready to get started, here are 3 ways you can make a tremendous difference in how much trash you generate.
If you want to have it all, consider getting your eggs frozen and enjoy every aspect of your life.
The most important sign of a strong relationship probably won't suprise you—it's good communication. If you can talk to each other, your relationship has a good chance of surviving the test of time.
You are the only one who can truly be in charge of your story, and a bucket list can help you make it a good one.
A new study shows that what you eat can also have a big impact on the environment, and choosing healthier foods is the best out of all possible options.
There is a delicate balance between protecting our children and stifling them.
Geocashing is a fun way to stay fit, exercise, and let your sense of adventure take you places. You never know what you're going to find, or quite where you're going to find it.
Too much empathy isn't just part of a disorder, it can also come in the form of compassion fatigue—exhaustion from dealing with the emotions of others in your day to day work
Lifting weights takes guts. You have to be willing to step into a room primarily used by men, and have the courage to begin. When you do however, the benefits can be incredible for your mental health and wellbeing, as well as your overall fitness.
The next time your little one demands a toy or treat, do him a favor and tell him no.
If all you can think about is a problem you are trying to overcome in your day-to-day life, taking a day off to address it can not only make you feel better, but also improve the quality of your work as well.
For most of us, falling in love is easy. We can see ourselves marrying someone, having kids with them, and growing old together.
Try this simple recipe for this tasty southern drink.
If you love coffee, there's no reason to stop drinking it, and every reason to pour yourself another cup.
You probably haven't been on a trampoline since you were a kid, but if you've been looking for a new way to workout that will both get you sweaty and put a smile on your face, give a trampoline workout a try. Check your local gym for a trampoline class, also sometimes referred to as a “Rebound” class.
If your kid is like most children, they'd prefer to live on a diet purely consisting of chicken nuggets and kraft macaroni and cheese. Throw in something that's green and healthy, and they act like you're poisoning them.
While in previous generations you might have been able to get away with simply speaking your native language, now the chances are greater than ever that you'll need to communicate with others of a different language.
Fitness fanatic and working mom, Arlene Torres, shares her top fitness tips.
Slowing down and enjoying where you are in life is extremely important. If you keep rushing from one milestone to another, you'll quickly find you've waited your whole life away.
Maintaining a good relationship doesn't mean never arguing, it simply means learning how to fight fair.
Kids who are never exposed to germs develop a hyper sensitive immune system, which is shown by allergies and other health problems. Kids who receive germs have stronger immune systems.
Moving on is difficult, but with the right attitude you can find love again. Take all the time you need, be present in the moment, and live for the future. Love will be waiting there for you.
Some dates feel amazing, others not so much. The first date can fall anywhere on the spectrum, from sweet and romantic to just plain scary.
Too much stuff has a negative effect on our mood, our ability to maintain our homes, and even our stress level. Yet decluttering can be extremely hard.
Being a parent is a rewarding experience, but sometimes you're just trying to survive. Here are 3 parenting hacks that will make you feel like you're doing it right.
Dating with children is more complicated than dating when you're single. Don't let that stop you. You can still find a partner who has enough room in their heart for you and your children.
Here are 3 children who have changed the world with their bravery, intelligence, and generosity.
In this article, dentist, Dr. Mariam Vaziri tells about the challenges of being a boss and it is scary how similar our two professions are.
Flexible schedules paid parental leave, and commitment to work life harmony — Essentials PetCare is helping veterinary parents thrive.
Thirty years ago, a veterinary pathologist faced the most deadly virus on earth. Learn all about her efforts.
Jade is unquestionably one of the most outspoken veterinary professionals in the world. Learn more about this cool mom and find out why she’s a little obsessed with Stephen King.
The partnership between the animal shelter and the veterinary college was originally planned to be finalized in June 2019. However, the partnership began in January due to the parties involved working at a fast pace ahead of schedule.
25 reasons we admire Dr. Courtney
New mommy, Dr. Ginger White, just gave birth to Gia, her second child. Dr. Ginger tells us how she’s balancing life with Gia, and her two year old, Ian, and how’s she planning life after maternity leave.
Julie has been working to aid the veterinary technician profession for many years, serving as the Executive Director of NAVTA and working with the AVMA and organizations like CAPC.
We have a vet crush on Dr. Jen. Find out why you should, too!
Dr. Marta Sanchez Emden tells us what she can’t stop talking about.
Colorado Vet Braves the Bomb Cyclone to Help a Horse in Nee
On March 18th, Dr. Julie Funk will officially join the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine as their first Dean.
Is it hard to give your professional and personal life equal footing? See 3 key insights from Serena’s survey.
Vet student creates Spillover: A One Health Infectious Disease Outbreak Simulation
Minnesota vet students offer free services to Native American Nation
AMC announces new Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Katherine Quesenberry.
Cummings School researchers find that women who are pregnant, raising children, or considering parenthood at U.S. veterinary training institutions may lack adequate support.
Dr. K Paige Carmichael awarded for inspiring diversity and inclusion in veterinary medicine.
We all know how it feels to be a kid with dreams. This kid got his dream fullfilled with a little help from vet friends.
Incredible story of how a vet team came together to help save horses from wildfire.
Everyone seems to agree that females in the profession are rising. But, although women outnumber men in the veterinary field, they are still underrepresented in higher management roles. Read more about why 2019 is the Year of the Woman.
Student creates learning model that simulates urethral obstruction.
They say if there was a “Best in Show” for veterinarians, it would be Dr. M. Josephine Deubler. Learn more about this inspirational veterinary professional.
New Hampshire Vet, Dr. Michael Dutton, has recently completed his fourth board certification .
Veterinarian honored for a lifetime of volunteering.
Learn more about these inspirational veterinary leaders.
Dr. William Waddell was the first African American member of the American Veterinary Medical Association - read about this trailblazing veterinary professional.
Five centuries of veterinary historical pieces on display at WSU
Dr. Jessica takes back her happiness and gets into shape. Learn more about her incredible journey.
New program introduced by Congressman Ron Kind helps relieve Wisconsin vets student loan burden.
Learn more about how Essentials PetCare Is on a mission to give employees work-life harmony.
Veterinary moms are on a mission to make life easier for other working vet moms