Conservative Low-flow Anaesthetic Techniques Could Lead To Reduced Carbon Footprint For Veterinary Practices

  Oxygen and inhaled anaesthetic agent consumption could be significantly reduced if anaesthetic procedures were audited and adapted, found a new study, published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP). This in turn could lead to reduced greenhouse gas emissions and financial expenditure. The study “Sustainable veterinary anaesthesia: single centre audit of oxygen and inhaled anaesthetic…

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Long-term stress in dogs linked to the owner-dog relationship

Source: Linköping University The relationship a dog has with its owner is related to its stress level. This is the conclusion of a newly published study. The results also suggest that the link between stress and the owner’s personality traits differs between dog breeds. Researchers at Linköping University have investigated whether the stress levels of dogs…

Generalized Alopecia with Vasculitis-Like Changes in a Dog with Babesiosis- Abstract Tasaki Y, Miura N, Iyori K, Nishifuji K, Endo Y, Momoi Y. J

Source: Vet Med Sci. 2013 Oct;75(10):1367-9. doi: 10.1292/jvms.12-0482.   A 12-year-old, intact female Satsuma dog was referred to the Kagoshima University Veterinary Teaching Hospital due to skin lesions. Clinical symptoms include erythema, crusts and desquamation on the truck, papules and erosions in the pinnae, and multiple areas of skin necrosis on the right forelimb. Treatment…

Cortisol: A Short Review

Maigan Espinili Maruquin   The well- being of animal can be monitored from stress levels, which is related to the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis activity (Möstl and Palme 2002, Salaberger, Millard et al. 2016). Elevation of glucocorticoid concentrations are observed in stressful situations (Salaberger, Millard et al. 2016). https://bluepearlvet.com/medical-articles-for-pet-owners/addisons-disease-in-dogs/ Fig. 01. Location of Adrenal glands which…

UK Business Designs Coronavirus Deterrent For Veterinary Surgeries

UK Business Designs Coronavirus Deterrent For Veterinary Surgeries   A UK specialist in ultraviolet light technology has launched a new solution, designed to reduce the risk of Coronavirus and other bacteria within veterinary surgeries, where ventilation is of utmost importance and may be restricted. Pathogen Solutions has made Medixair available to veterinary surgeries, a portable…

VETS ENCOURAGE DOGGY BLOOD DONORS TO COME FORWARD

Author: Linnaeus Group [image:ctto]   A Swindon based veterinary practice is urging dog owners in the area to register their much-loved canine companions to be potentially lifesaving blood donors. Eastcott Veterinary Referrals is gearing up for yet another blood donation drive for Pet Blood Bank UK, set to take place on June 6th at its…

Bioguard Participates the 13th WESAVC

The Bioguard Corporation participates the exhibition during the 13th East and West Small Animal Clinical Veterinary Conference on May 25- 27, 2021 held in Chengdu, China. While overseas lectures were held virtually and accommodated in Bioguard headquarters in Taiwan, an actual showcase of innovative solutions and high quality veterinary products is set in China. Following…

Insurer Won’t Allege Lightning-Fast Claims Processing

Insurer Won’t Allege Lightning-Fast Claims Processing     Lemonade voluntarily discontinues three statements challenged by Trupanion.   WRITTEN BY TODAY’S VETERINARY BUSINESS IN MAY 2021   Lemonade pet health insurance has voluntarily withdrawn three marketing assertions challenged by a competitor, Trupanion. According to the self-regulating National Advertising Division, Lemonade agreed to no longer say: “World’s fastest claims…