Yep, it’s Pet Dental Health Month again…a time for all pet owners to remember that their pets’ teeth need attention. Whether that’s at-home care or a dental at the vet’s office, the American Veterinary Medical Association has you covered! The AVMA has posted 2 new videos to their YouTube channel, designed to educate pet owners … Continue reading AVMA YouTube Channel Adds New Videos on Pet Dental Health
Respiratory Health Grading System Created for Brachycephalic Dogs
The Orthopedic Foundation for Animals has joined the University of Cambridge and the UK Kennel Club in adopting a new way to assess breathing difficulties in brachycephalic dog breeds like the English and French Bulldogs and the Pug. The Respiratory Function Grading Scheme measures BOAS (brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome) in dogs on an ascending scale … Continue reading Respiratory Health Grading System Created for Brachycephalic Dogs
Meet FACE Success Story Black Diamond!
Black Diamond is an adorable Lab mix puppy who recently fractured his tibia while playing with a larger dog. This poor pup was in a good deal of pain and needed urgent veterinary care. His dad was struggling with some health issues of his own and needed a little financial help for Black Diamond's treatment. … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Black Diamond!
Meet FACE Success Story Hubert!
Meet Hubert! Hubert required urgent surgery for a broken leg and his loving family needed a little help with the cost of his critical veterinary care. With the help of a FACE grant, Hubert was able to get the treatment he needed. His family reports that while the first few days of recovery were difficult, … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Hubert!
Canadian Vets Test New Cancer Treatment on Tumors in Dogs
Researchers at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College have been working with dogs suffering from thyroid cancer in a clinical trial for a new high-tech cancer treatment. This treatment, called “search and destroy,” is a targeted, non-surgical therapy that uses nanotechnology and lasers to locate and attack tumors. Light-activated nanoparticles called porphysomes are injected … Continue reading Canadian Vets Test New Cancer Treatment on Tumors in Dogs