New York -- Pfizer and Wyeth (parent company of Fort Dodge Animal Health) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Pfizer will acquire Wyeth in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $68 billion, the companies report in a prepared statement. The Boards of Directors of both companies have approved the combination.
Fort Collins, Colo. -- A blood test that can show whether a horse has minor bone damage long before it develops into more serious problems shows a high success rate in tests and should be coming to the market soon.
Chicago -- Clients with pet health insurance spend and visit the veterinarian more, according to a new survey conducted by the Brakke Veterinary Practice Management Group for the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues.
Annapolis, Md. -- Animal shelters throughout Maryland again have access to drugs needed to perform their work safely and humanely, because of recent legislation and action by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).