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.
Campylobacter outbreak linked to contact with puppies
Health officials have linked a multistate outbreak of human Campylobacter infections to puppies sold through Petland, a national chain of pet stores
WHO seeks end to antibiotic use without disease
Global health authorities are discouraging use of antimicrobials in food-producing animals in the absence of disease.
The veterinarian’s role in supporting appropriate selection and use of service, assistance and therapy animals
Service, assistance and therapy animals provide help, support, and comfort for people. Veterinarians have a role in assisting in selecting the right…
One Health Commission, EPA launch pet health survey
The One Health Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency are working together on the National Pet Health Survey
$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
Idaho finds plague in domestic cats
The Idaho Division of Public Health identified Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, in six domestic cats in mid-2016.
California bans retail sale of dogs, cats, rabbits
California is the first state to ban the retail sale of dogs and cats, along with rabbits,
California might ban the retail sale of dogs, cats, rabbits
California could be the first state to ban the retail sale of dogs and cats, along with rabbits
Vaccine holds promise for treating osteosarcoma in dogs
Veterinarians in the audience wanted to know when they could get their hands on the new treatment.Dr. Sue Ettinger, a veterinary oncologist,
Finding a future for osteosarcoma patients
Ana M. Cilursu, MD, lost three Rottweilers in a row to bone cancer. The first dog, Hessa,
A glimmer of hope for a fatal feline disease
Controlling risk factors for feline infectious peritonitis is difficult, while new antiviral drugs show great promise