News-wrap up: This week’s veterinary headlines, plus the conclusion of National Veterinary Technician Week

Alena Ozerova / stock.adobe.com As National Veterinary Technician Week comes to a close, we continue to provide you with the latest (and greatest) industry news and coverage. Here’s a look at this week’s headlines: In a video interview, Melissa Evans, LVT, CVT, VTS (EEC), explained the endocrine pancreas’ function, plus its effect on diabetes. The Morris…

Veterinary Services Market is poised to touch significant value by 2030 scrutinized in new research

The Veterinary Services Market research report provides the vital study of the market situation including present facts and data, definitions, SWOT analysis, industry expert opinions, and the recent global developments. The report also evaluated the market size, revenue, price, supply, sales, revenue, gross profit margin and market share, cost structure, and growth rate. The report…

UK veterinarians grapple with pet vaccine shortage

Limits on cat and dog jabs could continue to year’s end. Author: Ross Kelly eterinarians in the United Kingdom are having to ration vaccines that protect cats and dogs from a range of deadly diseases amid a national supply squeeze that is expected to last for months. Some vaccine manufacturers are pinning the shortage on…

Deadly feline cancer sees new potential treatment

Deadly feline cancer sees new potential treatment

Veterinary Practice News Researchers are using nanobody-targeted photodynamic therapy to tackle oral squamous cell carcinoma in cats Cats afflicted with a deadly type of cancer may soon have renewed hope, thanks to a promising new treatment. Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Utrecht University in the Netherlands are using nanobody-targeted photodynamic therapy to tackle oral squamous…

Pet food regulation forum raises spectrum of issues

Edie Lau [Image: VIN News Service Photo] The possibility that ferrets could be developing urinary stones from certain diets and that dogs may be accumulating toxic levels of copper added to commercial foods were among a spectrum of subjects raised in a listening session hosted last week by the US Food and Drug Administration. The…

Veterinary hospital inherits client’s estate

Normal Nolan’s donation to Cornell University Hospital for Animals will help provide care for pets in need   A longtime client of Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) has left his entire estate to the veterinary facility and the patients it serves. A U.S. Navy veteran, Norman Nolan was well-known and beloved by those working…

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Veterinarian: Banning brachycephalic breeds is unrealistic

Dr. Brenda Bonnett Welfare advocate argues complex issue needs multipronged approach. As chief executive of the International Partnership for Dogs, an organization with a mission to enhance canine health and welfare, I read with interest the article ” Calls for bans on breeding short-nosed dogs gain momentum ” published last month by the VIN News…

British, Canadian veterinary giants merge

Ross Kelly IVC Evidensia practice count rises to 2,000 with purchase of VetStrategy Britain’s IVC Evidensia, the world’s second-largest owner of veterinary clinics, will soon be larger still with a major move into North America that lifts its global clinic count to about 2,000 across 17 countries. The agreement to acquire Canadian chain VetStrategy, for…