Genetic enzymes may point to canine cancer prevention

Risks associated with exposure to common environmental chemicals vary from dog to dog, new Morris Animal Foundation research suggests Certain dogs may be more susceptible than others to developing environmentally associated cancers. This is according to a new Morris Animal Foundation-funded study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), which explores how exposure to common environmental…

Southwest US faces lethal rabbit disease outbrea

  First time in nation rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus type 2 confirmed in wild species April 14, 2020 (published) By Lisa Wogan In the first verified cases in wild rabbits in the United States of a highly contagious viral disease that causes sudden death in rabbits, the bodies of five desert cottontails and one black-tailed…

American Heartworm Society Offers COVID-19 Guidelines

April 2020 The American Heartworm Society issued new recommendations to help veterinarians deliver care during the coronavirus pandemic. While heartworm prevention is vital, “the urgent need to reduce the risk of virus transmission during the current [COVID-19] pandemic has rendered the delivery of routine veterinary care problematic, “the organization notes on its website.” As a…

Interzoo postponed beyond 2020

Due to the current worldwide situation it is unfortunately not possible to realize Interzoo this year. We are therefore currently in search of a date beyond 2020 and will keep you informed. To provide the best possible relief and support for registered exhibitors at Interzoo 2020 and the industry in these times of increasing economic…

Nestlé Purina PetCare acquires Lily’s Kitchen

Nestlé Purina PetCare has acquired natural pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen, the UK’s leading producer of premium wet and dry natural foods for dogs and cats. Their product range perfectly complements Purina’s existing brand portfolio. Established 12 years ago in founder Henrietta Morrison’s kitchen in London, Lily’s Kitchen has become an internationally recognized GBP 85…