Fish Vets Seek to Become Recognized Veterinary Specialists

Fish keepers seeking expert veterinary care for their pet fish may soon be able to find vets that are officially certified as specialists in this unique area of care. The American Association of Fish Veterinarians and the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association are developing a petition to have fish practice recognized as a veterinary specialty … Continue reading Fish Vets Seek to Become Recognized Veterinary Specialists

Highlights from the 2022 AVMA Pet Ownership Survey

The American Veterinary Medical Association has released the new edition of its Pet Ownership and Demographics Sourcebook. This resource is based on a survey of over 2,000 US pet owners. Here are some key findings (the full document is available from the AVMA’s store): Overall pet ownership trends show that the number of households with … Continue reading Highlights from the 2022 AVMA Pet Ownership Survey

Non-invasive “Liquid Biopsy” Blood Tests Help Detect Cancer in Dogs

Cancer is a leading cause of death in dogs. Some breeds are at higher risk than others of getting some form of cancer, so a new early detection blood test is offering pet owners hope. The CANcer Detection in Dogs (CANDiD) study has been evaluating the performance of a liquid biopsy blood test that uses … Continue reading Non-invasive “Liquid Biopsy” Blood Tests Help Detect Cancer in Dogs