Vetted April 2020

Tickborne disease surveillance: An adaptive approach

March 19, 2020


In light of global ecologic changes altering emergence patterns of tickborne zoonoses, investigators mapped out a novel framework for scoping out the influx of ticks—and the diseases they bring—into new geographic areas.

MRI patterns help identify Chiari-like malformation in dogs

December 03, 2019

A recent study shows that analyzing the whole skull versus just the hindbrain in brachycephalic breeds would allow earlier diagnosis of Chiari-like malformation and syringomyeliakey to reducing the amount of pain a dog is in.

What to know before you buy a veterinary clinic

October 06, 2019

Before you buy a veterinary hospital, young doctor, make sure you understand the basic financials of the practice and get some expert advice on the details to make sure you know what youre paying for.

Journal Scan: Given the choice, what diet would a pet choose?

February 04, 2019

The dogs and cats in this study were free to eat from four different diets with varying macronutrients. So when given their druthers, lets see what they devoured, as assessed by their circulating metabolites.