WSAVA updates guidance document after dog possibly infected with coronavirus

The pet dog of an infected patient tested ‘weakly positive’ for COVID-19 in Hong Kong, but WSAVA and other governmental health organizations say standard precautions are sufficient.

Boehringer Ingelheim awards five veterinarians with equine research funds

Five researchers will each receive $15,000 to continue their investigations on respiratory conditions in horses.

FDA approves new combination parasite preventive

The sarolaner-moxidectin-pyrantel chewable is 100% effective both in preventing heartworm and in killing adult fleas 8 hours after treatment.

News in a minute: The “loneliness epidemic”, first AAFP e-conference, dvm360’s new Chief Veterinary Officer

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2020 Hospital of the Year—Jumping in, learning curve: First time’s the charm

Two young doctors dove right into practice ownership and building a facility all at once and got the practice of their dreams, earning them top honors in the under-8,000-square-feet category of the dvm360 Hospital Design Competition. 

WVC—Opioids in veterinary medicine: panacea and pandemonium

Opioids lob their powers against many of the body’s evils, from pain to coughing to diarrhea. But there’s a dark side to opioids, both for the pets prescribed them and for their human caregivers.