The Canine Distemper (CD) virus that killed 23 lions in Gir Gujarat belongs to one of the groups of viruses called the morbillivirus. This virus group has some of the deadliest pathogens. Just like the immunodeficiency viruses for humans (HIV), … [Read more...] about Canine Distemper virus epidemic in India killed 20 Gir Lion
Burr tongue is the common name for burdock tongue (also called granular stomatitis or granulomatous glossitis) caused by ingestion of burrs from the burdock plant (Arctium lappa), a form of thistle. The hooked scales of the burrs become embedded in … [Read more...] about Vets warned to be on lookout after pet suffers ‘burr tongue’ !
More than 70 dogs across Australia have been struck down by a debilitating and incurable illness, 7.30 can reveal, with a popular pet food being investigated as the cause. Melbourne University have confirmed 74 cases of megaesophagus, and in … [Read more...] about Dozens of dogs sick eating popular dog food Advance Dermocare
the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bans pentobarbital in animal meat for animal or human consumption, pet food consumer advocate Susan Thixton told the outlet that tragically, such substances often end up in pet food. It came from the process of … [Read more...] about Euthanasia drug found in dog food !
The resurgence of recalls and dog illnesses related to pentobarbital contamination of pet foodsstartled Steven Solomon, D.V.M., now in his second year as director of the Center for Veterinary Medicine in the U.S. Food and Drug … [Read more...] about FDA DIRECTOR SAYS PENTOBARBITAL IN PET FOOD A PROBLEM!
Wedgewood Pharmacy, a U.S. compounding pharmacy specializing in animal health, and Vetsource, a veterinary-industry home-delivery pharmacy provider, have partnered to add thousands of commonly prescribed compounded medications to Vetsource’s … [Read more...] about Wedgewood, Vetsource Partnership for home-delivered compounded drugs