Breed-related disease: Russian Blue Cat

Although the Russian blue’s exact origins are not known for certain, but the Russian Blue cat was originally known as the Archangel Cat because it was said to have arrived in Europe aboard ships from the Russian port of that name (Arkhangel’sk). It has also been known as the Spanish Cat and the Maltese cat,…

Lawsuit accuses Antech of monopolistic behavior

By Edie Lau Case spotlights exclusive contracts for veterinary diagnostic laboratory services Antech, one of the world’s largest veterinary diagnostic laboratories, is known among veterinarians as being litigious, a reputation earned from years of lawsuits against private practitioners involving business contract disputes. In a role-reversing case in California, the plaintiff has become the defendant. Dr.…

Case study: Primary cardiac lymphoma in a 10-week-old dog

Case study: Primary cardiac lymphoma in a 10-week-old dog   Robert Lo, Ph.D, D.V.M   Original: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6261812/   Canine lymphoma usually appears in multicentric, alimentary, mediastinal, and cutaneous forms, but rarely affects only heart. This case reports a uncommon primary cardiac lymphoma (PCL) of a 10-week-old miniature dachshund. The dog clinically showed acute onset of weakness.…