2 Fetch shows canceled due to COVID-19

Conferences in Baltimore and Kansas City won’t take place, but K.C. Animal Health Corridor events remain on the calendar for now.   WRITTEN BY TODAY’S VETERINARY BUSINESS IN MAY 2020   The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of more veterinary industry meetings. MJH Life Sciences pulled the plug on Fetch conferences scheduled for mid-July in Baltimore…

Bioguard Launches New Diagnostic Service: Canine Neosporosis

The Bioguard Corporation launches their newest diagnostic service available for canine neosporosis caused by Neospora caninum. With the threat it causes to dog pets, Bioguard’s built-in laboratory in Taiwan accepts samples for testing. The laboratory runs blood or feces samples under qPCR to check the presence of the parasite. The parasite N. caninum is the…

Exciting trends in the US pet industry

The pet market in the US is booming, with 85 million households now home to a pet. Emerging generational trends promise good things for the industry. Two-thirds of homes have pets The American Pet Products Association (APPA) reports a steady incline of pet ownership over the past 30 years, with pets now in 67% of…

Feline Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP)

Feline Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP)   Andy Pachikerl, Ph.D   Introduction Alpha-1-acid glycoprotein (AGP) surges in cats’ blood when they fall in victim of feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), a lethal disease caused by feline coronavirus (FCoV). The diagnosis of feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is often tough and not very viable at times. The clinical suspicion of…

HABRI Releases Shareable Infographic Showcasing the Mental Health Benefits Of Pets

BY PET BUSINESS MAGAZINE In recognition of Mental Health Month, the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), in partnership with Mental Health America, created a new, shareable infographic highlighting the mental health benefits of a healthy relationship with a pet. The scientific research that supports the human-animal bond for better mental health indicates that pets can make a difference for…