Aratana Therapeutics receives FDA approval of canine appetite stimulus
Entyce is a first-of-its-kind therapeutic for inappetent dogs.
New York enacts law requiring retailers to provide client education on exotic pet purchases
Sellers of exotic animals must now give clients written care instructions either in print or digital format.
USDA announces $2.4 million in funding to relieve veterinary shortages
Newly approved grant program looks to expand education, training and support in underserved areas.
FDA releases guidance on therapeutic diets
Document outlines criteria agency staff will use to determine if enforcement action on sales of therapeutic diets by pet stores and online retailers is needed.
WSAVA urges veterinarians to sign ketamine-support petition
International organization wants to protect access to drug in wake of classification challenges.
Overtime for more managers could become mandatory
Salary thresholds for employees who earn overtime pay may soon jump to $50,000 a year, meaning potential changes for veterinary practice managers and those who pay them.
Aratana Therapeutics receives first FDA approval
Galliprant, a pain control medication, first in a new class of drugs.
USDA veterinary chief John Clifford leaves role; agency veteran takes over
Clifford now chief trade advisor for import-export services.
Blog: Heres one political cause veterinarians can support wholeheartedly
Congressman and veterinarian Kurt Schrader needs your help in his reelection campaign.
Study: Pain relief necessary for disbudding, dehorning dairy calves
Researchers find need for increased awareness of pain management protocols among veterinarians and producers.
Warning issued to makers of unapproved canine levothyroxine drugs
Six manufacturers receive letters from the FDA ordering them to cease marketing the veterinary products.
S.C. animal welfare bill widens gap between shelters, veterinary groups
Shelters say income-based restrictions would cripple them, but veterinary groups remain firm on standards of care.
Abbotts Compounding Pharmacy voluntarily recalls all unexpired lots of sterile compounded products for humans and animals due to sterility concerns
Recalled products were distributed exclusively in California beginning in January 2015.
Conditional approval expires for canine cancer drug
Marketing for the veterinary drug in the United States must stop as testing continues for Kinavet-CA1.
Genetically engineered chickens produce eggs used in new human drug
Product created from egg whites treats a rare genetic disorder found in people.
Pharmacy board recommends pharmacies keep veterinary reference materials
Human pharmacies should have access to at least one current reference, according to updated model practice act.
Veterinarians could lose access to ketamine if drug is reclassified
World Health Organization mulling international control of veterinary anesthetic, categorization as highly abused substance.
Feds looking to change the game on compounding
Proposed new guidelines from FDA recognize that compounding from bulk substances is sometimes the best option for veterinarians.
Frozen raw Cat Food recalled by Northwest Farm Food Cooperative due to possible Salmonella contamination
Company voluntarily recalls, temporarily ceases production and distribution of the product while an investigation into the contamination is carried out.
Commentary: The rise of anti-intellectualism in veterinary education
We cannot underestimate the impact of a decline in quality brought about by the distributive model of clinical veterinary education.
Rep. Ted Yoho, DVM, introduces legislation to crack down on horse soring
The PAST Act would replace self-policing with USDA inspectors.
Pets and Vets: Dog found with muzzle taped shut recovering with veterinary care
William Leonard Dodson arrested on felony animal cruelty charges.
Commentary: Prescription-writing reluctance not financially motivated
Believes pet owners would benefit from prescription portability.
What gives veterinary boards the right?
Understanding the power granted to veterinary boards may help you navigate interaction with them.
Blog: Way to go, Connecticut! Veterinary tax proposal defeated
Veterinarians oppose efforts to expand state revenues on the backs of pet owners.
Federal agency severely understaffed to handle widespread animal disease outbreaks
USDA-APHIS would need thousands more veterinarians to respond appropriately, GAO reports.
FDA taps veterinarians to oversee antimicrobial use in food animals
Veterinary Feed Directive final rule requires veterinarian-client-patient relationship.
Blog: After 2.5 years studying pet meds market, FTC calls ... drumroll ... for more study
Report presents misguided conclusions but does not demand federal legislation mandating veterinary prescriptions.
Maryland steroid violations raise questions about equine veterinarians' role
Use of compounded stanozolol results in postrace suspensions; experts debate legitimate vs. prohibited use.
Blog: Connecticut legislature launches veterinary sales tax effort
Veterinarians', pet owners' input needed before June 3 session close date.
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