September 15, 2007

Certain Collies and other breeds of herding dogs as well as hounds are sensitive to the avermectin class of drugs. In fact, ivermectin-sensitive Collies are bred for this trait because before the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine approves new avermectin products, it requests that they be tested in these dogs.

Companion Animals

ASPCA supports high-volume spay/neuter program Printer-friendly version The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals provided $300,000 to sponsor the Humane Alliance of Western North Carolina's National Spay/Neuter Response Team in assisting organizations with starting 12 high-volume sterilization clinics across the country this year. Twenty-two organizations around the country have applied to open clinics, and a minimum of 12 of the 22 will open this year, the ASPCA announced in June. These organizations will partner with hundreds of local animal shelters and rescue groups in their regions. The Humane Alliance of Western North Carolina describes itself as a nonprofit, high volume, high quality, affordable spay/neuter clini ...