dvm360 Product Report: Pet Scooter, Genetic Test, Acoustic Panels And More

With the Walkin’ Scooter, disabled pets can zip around freely, easily maneuvering around tight corners and through narrow doorways. Designed for style and comfort, the base of the scooter is cushioned with durable closed-cell foam. The scooter bag is attached to the base, the pet is placed inside, adjustments are made for comfort and the dog is ready to go. …

dvm360 Product Report: Low-temp Sterilization, Joint Chews, Luer Lock Connectors And More

The Sterlink gas plasma suite offers an option for low-temperature sterilization utilizing hydrogen peroxide gas plasma to sterilize instruments that are moisture- and heat-sensitive. This purifying sterilization process also results in zero environmental impact and produces clean oxygen as a byproduct. It is compact, affordable and designed to maximize infection control options while improving operational efficiency. The suite includes the …

Zoetis Hints At New Monoclonal Antibody For Osteoarthritis Pain

Zoetis recently alluded to a new monoclonal antibody product in the works that could provide long-lasting osteoarthritis (OA) pain control in veterinary patients by targeting nerve growth factor (NGF) in the pain pathway. At the 2019 World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Conference in Toronto in July, the company supported several presentations related to research and development in chronic OA pain, …

On-Farm Antimicrobial Surveillance Moves A Step Closer

Story By Reynold BergenAs long as cattle continue to get sick, cattle producers will need anti­microb­ials to help them recover. At the same time, it’s common to hear activists, regulators, consumers and/or retailers call for livestock producers to stop using antimicrobials altogether, reduce anti­microbial use, or demonstrate that antimicrobials are being used responsibly. Solid, reliable data demonstrating our industry’s antimicrobial use …

Pet Food Recalls: What You Need to Know

In recent years, you may have noticed several pet food recalls make national headlines. This year, we alerted pet parents on two separate occasions to food recalls that affected several types of dry dog foods for containing excessive levels of Vitamin D and for Salmonella exposure.Read more  

NHV Tripsy

A recent study found that Tripsy, manufactured by NHV Natural Pet Products, might help lower the risk of struvite crystals and calcium oxalate crystals. “When given to young cats and adult dogs, in a relatively short period of time of two weeks, the collected urine samples indicated that Tripsy significantly decreased the risk of developing urinary stones in both groups,” …