dvm360 product report: Flea-tick topical for cats, heartworm topical for dogs and more
Heres our regular rundown of new and noteworthy products in the veterinary marketplace.
Topical flea and tick prevention for cats
Zoetis's Revolution Plus (selamectin and sarolaner topical solution) is a new combination topical product providing six-in-one parasite protection against fleas, ticks (black-legged, Gulf Coast and American dog ticks), ear mites, roundworms, hookworms and heartworms for cats and kittens as young as 8 weeks of age and weighing 2.8 pounds or greater.
Bayer Animal Health
Topical heartworm control for dogs
Bayer Animal Health has launched Coraxis (moxidectin) Topical Solution for Dogs, a prescription-only, monthly transdermal product that prevents heartworm disease and treats and controls hookworms, roundworms and whipworms in dogs. Administered monthly, Coraxis is a prescription product that should be administered on the order of a veterinarian.
Student loan estimator
The VIN Foundation has added the In-School Loan Estimator to its Student Debt Center, a tool designed to help students before and after borrowing for a veterinary education. The estimator allows pre-veterinary students to project their anticipated borrowing for the veterinary school they plan to attend.
Full availability of client payment tool
Scratchpay, a financial technology company focused on getting pet owners financial assistance to help pay for veterinary care, has announced that its services are now available in all 50 states.