Rabbit calicivirus infection confirmed in Iowa rabbitry
A rabbitry in Crawford County, Iowa was found to have rabbit calicivirus infection, also known as viral hemorrhagic disease.
H1N1 Flu Virus FAQ
General questions/answers about H1N1 influenza virus: What is it? Is it different from bird flu? What animals can get infected?
H1N1 Flu Virus: For Pet Owners (FAQ)
Questions/answers about H1N1 for pet owners, including: Can your pet get H1N1 influenza? What are the symptoms? How serious is the disease? Is there a…
Outbreak of Seoul virus in humans linked to pet rats
An outbreak of Seoul virus linked to pet rats had infected at least 13 people as of Feb. 15.
$4.8M grant funds work on vaccine for coccidioidomycosis
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $4.8 million grant to the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson to fund work on
Database lists clinical studies on cannabis, cancer, more
Cannabis is just one focus of current clinical trials involving animals, with others focusing on treatments such as stem cells and monoclonal…
Pet ownership stable, veterinary care variable
Americans still love their pets, with more than half of U.S. households owning a pet at year-end 2016, but
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
Coronavirus research funds cut over ties to Chinese lab
On April 24, the NIH informed the New York–based EcoHealth Alliance it was revoking the $3.7 million research grant on account of the alliance’s ties…