Vancouver, B.C. - In his opening remarks, an international animal welfare chair poked jabs at cosmetic surgery practices in the U.S. and Canada that are willfully defended by kennel clubs, dog shows, breeders and pet owners.
London - Scientists at the Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition have engineered a new pet food that could reduce the rates of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome or "doggy Alzheimer's," cancer and other age-related diseases in animals.
New Haven, Conn.-Initial results of a study of dogs with advanced cancers that were treated with intravenous doses of Vion Tapet} vector indicate anti-tumor response in 24 percent of cases, according to Mario Sznol, M.D., Vion vice president of clinical affairs.
St. Lucia-The International Veterinary Assistance Inc., a volunteer-led nonprofit group of veterinarians organized in May, has earmarked more than $60,000 in veterinary resources of its volunteers to promote stray animal management on the Caribbean island here.
Gainesville, Fla.- Veterinarians at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine (UF) aimed to reverse a dog's violent sleep disorder after successfully treating it with seizure medication.