Ms. Skernivitz is a freelance writer in Cleveland, Ohio. She is f formerly senior associate editor of DVM Newsmagazine.
Canines can carry norovirus--a primary cause of gastroenteritis and of diarrheal disease in humans.
Logan, Utah — An agricultural researcher is investigating new pasture-management strategies to treat various conditions of livestock.
A 5-year-old dog was given a new lease on life—more significantly, a new face.
When a cat experiences seizures that do not impact the entire body, this may indicate changes in the hippocampus of the cat's brain.
Fort Collins, Colo. — To save a dog's leg, a veterinary orthopedic surgeon tried something radical.
Davis, Calif. — In a first study of its kind, veterinarians across the country reported on the prevalance of certain common pathogens among the equine population.
A certain scent is associated with lung cancer, and dogs can detect it.
Carvallis, Ore. — Canine cancer is presenting new opportunities for veteirnary and medical researchers to develop new treatment strategies.
Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K. — moisture-enhanced feline diet, coupled with increased activity, may inhibit the rate of weight gain in cats, according to research published in the June issue of the Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition.