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.…

What are Feline Injection-Site Sarcomas (FISS)?

What are Feline Injection-Site Sarcomas (FISS)?   Maigan Espinili Maruquin   I. Characteristics / Epidemiology The feline injection-site sarcomas (FISS) were first reported on 1991 (Hendrick and Goldschmidt 1991). With the implementation of stricter vaccination and development of vaccines for rabies and FeLV, the increased incidence of vaccine reactions was recognized (Hendrick and Dunagan 1991,…

Canine Anaplasmosis

Canine Anaplasmosis   Andy Pachikerl, Ph.D   Introduction Anaplasma platys (formerly Ehrlichia platys) is a Gram negative, non-mobile, pleomorphic bacterium, belonging to the Anaplasmataceae  family, which has been speculated, but not conclusively demonstrated, to be transmitted by Rhipicephalus sanguineus, known as the “brown dog tick” (Simpson et al. 1991). Anaplasma platys is an obligate intracellular…

The Polish pet market in 2020

The pet market in Poland is one of the largest in the Central-Eastern European region. Since the late 90s, it has been growing at around 4-5% per year, based on historic sales at traditional pet shops and the growing role of e -commerce. Traditional retail Poland is a Mid-Eastern European country with a population of…

Suicide rate significantly higher in veterinary industry

The spectre of suicide hangs heavy over those we entrust with the critical care of our pets. Michelle Savery, a registered veterinary technician-emergency, has done extensive research and is well aware of the risks that come with the territory. According to a 2018 study by the American Center for Disease Control, suicide rates among those…

IK Investment Partners acquires Forthglade pet food

ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 PET FOOD NEWS IK Investment Partners announced that the IK Small Cap II Fund has acquired a majority stake in Forthglade Foods Limited alongside management. IK Investment Partners announced that the IK Small Cap II Fund has acquired a majority stake in  Forthglade Foods Limited  alongside management. This is the first…

The Russian pet market: prepared for the future

The Russian pet food market today is worth €3 billion ($3.3 billion) and is expected to grow to €10 billion ($11 billion) in the coming years. This ambition will need a well-structured pet retail network with professionally run manufacturers and distributors throughout the country. PETS International visited the main players. Pet retail sector The Russian…

Breed-related disease: Bull Terrier

John K. Rosembert Descended from the extinct old English bulldog and Manchester terrier, the bull terrier was originally bred to help control vermin and to fight in the blood sports of bull and bear baiting. Today’s iteration looks as different as he behaves. With the most recognizable feature is its head, described as ‘egg-shaped head’,…