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Tail between the legs – scientists say that one in seven dogs are extremely scared of the vet

September 2, 2019

Dogs are usually scared of vet visits. And it doesn’t really need an explanation – they simply don’t…
NH Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Identifies First Ever Reported Case of a Virus in Chimney Swifts

July 30, 2019

Pathologists with the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire have identified the first…
Veterinarians, physicians to jointly explore links between animal and human health

July 26, 2019

A physician, a veterinarian and a PhD researcher walk into a conference. At the event’s conclusion, the medical…
Chemo is a Go for Treating Equine Lymphoma

June 25, 2019

Cancer isn’t as common for horses as it is for humans and dogs and cats. And because equine…
Better prognosticating for dogs with mammary tumors

June 17, 2019

Mammary tumors in dogs are the equivalent of breast cancers in people, and, as in the human disease,…
Bad teeth revealed as biggest problem for pet greyhounds

June 5, 2019

Dental disease is the most common health issue facing pet greyhounds, according to the largest ever study of…
Complete removal of tumor reduces risk of recurrence of cancer in dogs, analysis shows

May 15, 2019

The relative risk of a recurrence of cancer is reduced by 60% in dogs whose tumors are completely…
Pork Essentially Free of Veterinary Drug Residues

March 26, 2019

In a basic survey of more than a thousand pork kidney samples, almost no veterinary drug residues were…
New biological detection system can provide faster, less expensive results for veterinarians

February 28, 2019

Veterinarians and agricultural inspectors who seek to detect and contain the spread of animal diseases can now turn…
Does Opioid Use in Pets Create Higher Risk for Abuse in Humans

January 14, 2019

The increase in opioid prescriptions for people over the past decade may have been paralleled by an increase…
UNH Partners with Seacoast Science Center to Help Diagnose Cause of Deaths of Marine Mammals

December 19, 2018

The New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of New Hampshire has partnered with Seacoast Science Center…
Clean air, healthy swine

December 14, 2018

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) costs the swine industry more than $580 million each year, while…
UNH Vet Pathologist Identifies First Case of Rare Disease in U.S., Third in World

December 6, 2018

A pathologist with the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at the University of New Hampshire has identified the…
Virtual reality brings dog’s anatomy to life for veterinary students

October 24, 2018

Sara Farthing, a first-year student in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech, needed a mental…
The new research shows the benefits of ventilating horses undergoing surgery with a mixture of helium and oxygen. Image credity: Klaus Hopster, University of Pennsylvania
Ventilating with mixture of helium and oxygen improves outcomes for horses in surgery

October 3, 2018

A horse in general surgery is an awkward sight. For the best access, the animals may be placed…
Medicine for goose might not be best for gander

September 5, 2018

Purdue-affiliated startup creates printer that makes customized medicines for pets. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A startup is using…
Bengal cat receives first feline hip replacement surgery performed at Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital

July 18, 2018

As busy as it is beautiful, the Bengal cat is an energetic domestic breed that tends to have…
‘Feline ok?’ – Complimentary clinic for older cats launched

January 9, 2018

The University has launched a complimentary service dedicated to improving the health and welfare of older cats, over…
Risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs peaks at Christmas, warn experts

December 28, 2017

Pet owners are being urged to be vigilant this Christmas, as University of Liverpool researchers warn of a…
Tropical plant combats parasites in chickens

May 11, 2017

A new treatment of the widespread chicken parasite, the Ascaridia galli roundworm, is based on a tropical plant…
Gene therapy treats muscle-wasting disease in dogs

February 16, 2017

Single infusion restores strength and prolongs affected canines’ lives in UW Medicine-led study Work on gene therapy is…
Lab-on-a-chip for world’s vets

February 14, 2017

The spin-out company Scandinavian Micro Biodevices has completed its journey from the clean rooms at DTU to a…
Departure of migratory birds from stopover sites is hormone-controlled

February 9, 2017

Every year, billions of migratory birds make their way back to Europe from their wintering quarters. Since their…
Researchers detail what makes costly ruminant bacteria so infectious

December 1, 2016

An Iowa State University research team has identified the specific mutations that have led to the virulence of…
Less sensitive temperature regulation a key to hibernation-like torpor

November 15, 2016

Some animals can enter a hibernation-like state called daily torpor that reduces the amount of energy needed to…
Schmallenberg virus may reappear, warn experts

October 30, 2016

Schmallenberg virus is unlikely to be circulating in the south of England, but more needs to be done…
First case of oriental eye worm reported in UK

August 9, 2016

Parasitologists from the University of Liverpool have reported the UK’s first known case of canine ocular thelaziosis (eyeworm…
Veterinary researchers discover mystery virus that causes tremors in piglets

November 5, 2015

A team of veterinary researchers at Iowa State University has pinpointed a virus that has caused mysterious tremors…
The test tube foals that could help ensure rare breed survival

October 22, 2015

The recent birth of two test tube foals in the UK, as part of a collaborative project conducted…
Sandia veterinarian helps make the world safer through livestock health and biosecurity

July 28, 2015

Dr. Melissa Finley’s credibility was on the line as she worked, surrounded by skeptics, to save the life…
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