Bioguard will Host Online Veterinary Courses on September 2020

The Bioguard Corporation will be launching Online Veterinary Courses starting first week of September, with Yung- Tsun Lo, DVM, PhD, one of the corporation’s veterinary experts, giving the lectures. Dr. Lo finished his PhD Degree in Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine on 2007. After working in College of Veterinary Medicine in University of…

ParkZoo exhibition is postponed to 2021

After taking into consideration all of the pressing circumstances, the organizer of ParkZoo International Pet Industry Fair decided to cancel this year’s event, which was scheduled from 7th to 9th of September. The 10th annual exhibition will open its doors in 2021. Less then two months before the event it is still unclear whether the…

Fall outlook at US, Canadian veterinary schools

Origin from: Veterinary Information Network, Inc.   Programs juggle safety, finances, teaching against backdrop of shifting pandemic July 31, 2020 (published) By Anna Lewis Colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada are finalizing plans for the fall semester as they weigh slashed budgets, student financial burdens and safety against the need to maintain a high-quality…

Elanco completes acquisition of Bayer Animal Health

WRITTEN BY TODAY’S VETERINARY BUSINESS IN AUGUST 2020 The $6.89 billion cash and stock transaction joins two big producers of drugs for pets and livestock. Bayer Animal Health is no more. The one-time subsidiary of Germany-based Bayer AG has been absorbed by Elanco Animal Health in a merger that creates the world’s second-largest manufacturer of pet and…

Case study: Coinfection with Tritrichomonas foetus and Giardia duodenalis in Two Cats with Chronic Diarrhea

Case study: Coinfection with Tritrichomonas foetus and Giardia duodenalis in Two Cats with Chronic Diarrhea   Robert Lo, Ph.D, D.V.M   A mixed infection of Tritrichomonas foetus and Giardia duodenalis was confirmed in two 6-year-old Maine Coon cats. One of the cats had a history of chronic liquid diarrhea and several treatment failures. Both cats…

Toxoplasmosis In Cats: A Review

Toxoplasmosis In Cats: A Review.   Maigan Espinili Maruquin   Structure and Replication Fig. 01 Structure of Toxoplasma gondii (https://www.123rf.com/photo_81668845_stock-vector-toxoplasma-gondii-structure-.html)   The family Felidae is the only animal species that hosts infective oocysts of Toxoplasma gondii and passes through their feces, however, this parasite infects most species of birds and mammals (Elmore, Jones et al.…

Heartworm in Cats

Heartworm in Cats   Andy Pachikerl, Ph.D   Introduction of Feline Heartworm   Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets worldwide and it is caused by foot-long worms (heartworms) that dwells in the heart, lungs, and associated blood vessels of affected pets. This in turn cause severe lung disease, heart failure…