dvm360® product report: Canine genetic screening test, plus veterinary graduate educational program and more
Here's our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products.
3D model anatomic solutions
Med Dimensions’ patient-specific 3D models for clinicians, surgeons, and students prepares them to perform their duties and prevents uncertainty during medical procedures. These innovative tools ensure a quicker, safer procedure that can be performed with more confidence. The products fall into 3 categories: educate, prepare, and perform.
Embark for Veterinarians
Canine genetic screening test
Embark for Veterinarians is designed for providers to educate patients on proactive clinical care and thus to improve outcomes. It seamlessly integrates into practice workflow, enabling vets to obtain dog DNA samples, activate and send the swab to Embark, obtain the patient’s comprehensive genetic report, and receive support from Embark veterinary geneticists.
Temptations Kitten treats
Treats specially made for kittens
Temptations Kitten treats are formulated to meet the dietary needs of growing kittens and support healthy brain development with DHA, but without artificial flavors. Each piece contains fewer than 2 calories—perfect for daily treating, training, or as a food topper. Available in Chicken & Dairy and Salmon & Dairy.
Green Gruff EASE Joint & Hip CBD supplements
Canine full spectrum CBD chew
EASE Joint & Hip chews improve joint, hip, and connective tissue function. Made with natural ingredients high in glucosamine and 2.5 mg of full-spectrum hemp leaf extract with naturally occurring CBD, they are free of wheat, corn, soy, and pesticides. Available in coconut pumpkin flavor in a 90-piece container.
Veterinary Education, Network, Support, and Advocacy (VENSA) training
Veterinary graduate educational program
This platform offers recent graduates the clinical, communication, and emotional intelligence skills needed to fulfill their new positions as veterinarians. During the 7-month educational boot camp, to be completed while working full-time, participants meet virtually every week with instructors. VENSA members receive networking opportunities and have access to support services.
Smart animal health monitor
VetChip is an implantable microchip that monitors an animal’s vital signs—including heart rate, temperature, respiratory rate, oxygenation and activity levels—and transmits the data wirelessly to a smart device. The VetChip app interprets the health data, identifying potential problems and sending notifications to owners.