Category: Veterinary Medicine

Service Dog Eye Exams

May is National Service Dog Eye Exam Month.  The American College of Veterinary Ophthamologists and Merial are offering free eye screening exams to working dogs. In order to make an appointment for a free exam, an owner must register by…

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New Cancer Research

The Van Andel Research Institute, a world class human cancer research institute, recently received a Federally fund grant through the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute, to study five types of cancer that occur in both dogs and humans. The…

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Retaining Ovaries increases longevity

Researchers at the Gerald P. Murphy Cancer Foundation have found that Rottweilers who were not spayed until after the age of 6 were four times more likely to live an exceptionally longer life than Rottweilers who were spayed young. “But…

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Recall – ketamine and butorphanol

The recalls involve two commonly used injectable veterinary drugs: butorphanol, a fast-acting opioid used to control pain from surgical procedures in dogs and cats, and the anesthetic agent ketamine. Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/01/13/petscol011310.DTL#ixzz0cdLvWzAj Tweet

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