Chicago responds to canine influenza
Both dogs were among the victims of an outbreak of canine influenza ongoing as of late April in the Chicago area.
AAHA updates Canine Life Stage Guidelines
Veterinary teams should consider each dog’s age and lifestyle factors when making recommendations on care, according to the document.
AAHA releases new guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association announced Sept. 5 that it has released new guidelines on canine vaccination.
Canine cancer drug loses approval
The Food and Drug Administration canceled a temporary approval for a drug used to treat mast cell tumors in dogs.
AAHA updates guidelines on canine vaccination
The American Animal Hospital Association has updated its 2006 guidelines on canine vaccination to reflect available vaccines and
USDA approves canine flu virus vaccine
The Department of Agriculture announced in June that it had issued a conditional license for the first canine influenza virus
AAHA-AVMA canine preventive healthcare guidelines
All dogs should have a veterinary examination at least annually. For many dogs, more frequent visits may be appropriate.
Canine vaccination guidelines intended for individualized treatment
The AAHA has developed guidelines to aid practitioners making decisions about appropriate vaccination recommendations
FDA warns of eye injuries with use of canine ear medications
On Dec. 6, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration issued an alert about reports of eye injury and irritation in people and dogs following application…
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on the global control of canine rabies.
Including specific leptospiral serovar(s) on canine vaccine labels
Formal title: USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB) Draft Notice No. D011: True Name Change for Canine Vaccines with Bacterins Containing…
Canine influenza spreads easily, often damages lungs
A recent study found that canine influenza virus spreads easily among dogs and can cause lung damage in many cases.
Company takes canine cancer drug off market to study dosing
Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB has taken a canine cancer drug, Paccal Vet, or paclitaxel for injection, off the market to study lowering the
Man accused of selling fake cancer cures, preying on grieving dog owners
A drug researcher previously convicted of killing his wife is now accused of selling fraudulent treatments for canine cancer.
AKC foundation launches Epilepsy Research Initiative
The American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation has launched the Epilepsy Research Initiative
Merial closer to restoring full supply of Immiticide
Merial has found an alternative source for the active ingredient in Immiticide, a treatment for canine heartworm disease
Report supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats
Concerns have been raised that, as in human patients, acid suppressants are being overprescribed and misused in canine and feline patients.
Idexx develops test for new dog flu, USDA shares isolate toward vaccine
Idexx Laboratories Inc. announced May 7 that the company had developed a PCR assay for the detection of H3N2 canine influenza virus.
What to expect after vaccination
The new Feline Grimace Scale is one of various tools that have been developed in recent years for pain assessment in cats and dogs. The key is…
Veterinary professionals face challenges surrounding vaccinations
DOT proposes to let airlines limit service animals to trained dogs
Rules published in January by the Department of Transportation would define service animals as dogs trained to perform work or tasks for people with…