Here's our regular rundown of new and notable veterinary products
Petco Animal Supplies, Inc, has unveiled its latest Bootique collection for the 2023 Halloween season. Featuring more than 350 items, the collection features costumes, accessories, pet beds, themed toys and treats.
Vetpocket is a digital resource app for veterinary professionals and students that provides high-quality and effective digital tools readily available to the veterinary community. Launched in 2018 by Danelia de Kock, DVM; Jackson Hines; and Kevin Bedard, it has more than 45,000 global users and is available in Apple’s App Store and Google Play. The app features 11 types of calculators, reference cards from de Kock, and a digital notebook.
This treat toy and puzzle from West Paw Inc is designed to be filled with a dog’s favorite kibble or treats. Toppl’s soft, rounded inner teeth contain a contoured cavity to hold treats in place until the dog nudges them out. To change up the challenge, simply connect the x-large and large toys or small and large toys. This product is for moderate chewers and is dishwasher safe.
Iams brand, part of the Mars family of brands, has released the PETconnect by Iams, a free digital service with no login information required that offers pet owners general nutrition and wellness advice for dogs and cats. It connects them with a licensed veterinary technician or nutrition adviser in real time to answer their questions about their pet’s health and wellness or nutrition and feeding needs.
Founded by Ryane E. Englar, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice), and her colleagues, Putting Yourself in Their Paws offers empathy cards for veterinarians to support grieving clients. All cards are printed on high-quality, 100-lb card stock and come with self- sealing envelopes. Veterinarians have the option of purchasing a set of 12, 24, or 36 cards.
The Greenies brand, part of the Mars family of brands, has unveiled a line of supplements, Greenies Digestive Probiotic Supplement Powder for Dogs, created for dogs of all ages. This powder meal topper includes a probiotic that helps maintain a natural balance within the digestive system. The supplement contains no artificial flavors, preservatives, or colors and is made with a clinically proven probiotic to support digestive health, with billions of active bacteria proven to support the intestinal microbiome.