The pet industry in the Benelux: an update

[Source: by GlobalPETS News Team ] How is the pet industry doing in Belgium and the Netherlands? How has it been affected by COVID-19? Almost half of the households in the Netherlands own 1 or more pets. The latest results from a survey conducted by I&O Research show that in 2021 a quarter of Dutch…

The NEW Bioguard’s “VLabs 4LX” rapid test kit

The VLabs 4LX is a sandwich lateral flow immunochromatographic assay test for the qualitative detection of Canine Heartworm Ag, Leishmania Ab, Ehrlichia canis Ab, and Anaplasma Ab. Developed and manufacture by Bioguard Corporation to detect vector-borne diseases in dogs. Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by a protozoan parasite (Leishmania infantum) found in dogs and certain rodents in…

American Veterinary Medical Foundation and Merck Animal Health to support relief efforts in Ukraine

(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) March 10, 2022—Responding to urgent relief needs in Ukraine, the American Veterinary Medical Association today announced that its charitable arm, the  American Veterinary Medical Foundation , will direct a $100,000 donation from Merck Animal Health to help pets in need , to support veterinary and animal-welfare groups in the war-torn country and the…

Breed Related Diseases: Pug

Originating from China, the Pugs were valued by emperors and used to live in luxurious accommodations. In various eras and places, the Pugs were called in different names: Lo-sze (China), Mopsi (Finland), Doguillo (Spain); to name a few. Coming from the Latin word “pugnus,” meaning “fist”, it has been suggested due to the resemblance of…

Bioguard Team visits ATRI to strengthen cooperation

Bioguard team visited Agricultural Technology Research Institute (ATRI) at Hsinchu City, Taiwan. ATRI is not only the top animal technology research institute, but also is devoted to developing the animal industry into a knowledge-based economy in Taiwan. Bioguard is looking forward to building closer partnerships with ATRI.   Since 200409: 2