Product Spotlight (May 2018)

American Veterinarian®May 2018
Volume 3
Issue 4

A look at some of the latest and greatest products in veterinary medicine for May 2018.

Adaptil Junior

Marketed By: Ceva Animal Health

Adaptil Junior is similar to Ceva Animal Health’s Adaptil behavioral product for dogs—just formulated especially for puppies. Adaptil Junior is a translucent blue collar that releases an artificial pheromone identical to the naturally occurring pheromone with which mother dogs calm and reassure their puppies. Designed to be worn continuously for up to 4 weeks, this product provides puppies with much-needed anxiety relief.

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Marketed By: Animal Necessity

With grapeseed extract, lutein, and omega-3 fatty acids, this supplement protects vital cells in the eye at the DNA and protein levels from oxidative damage that can occur with many ocular conditions. This blend of 12 antioxidants is safe for both dogs and cats.

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Marketed By: ELE-VET Technologies

This smart stethoscope with integrated electrocardiographic capabilities enables veterinarians to see the heartbeats they record with the device as visualizations on a mobile app. These recorded visualizations of heart sounds can be shared with specialists via the cloud for instant remote diagnosis or a second opinion.

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Marketed By: Blue Buffalo

By including alligator, a high-quality novel protein not typically associated with adverse food reactions, this Blue Natural Veterinary Diet is a pure formulation free from common allergens such as chicken, soy, and wheat. Available for both dogs and cats, this diet contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and flaxseed, as well as antioxidants such as vitamins E and C from ingredients such as dried chicory root, pumpkin, and pea fiber.

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Marketed By: Zoetis

This stand-alone chemistry diagnostic instrument was designed to bring reference-lab quality testing into the veterinary practice. Carysta HVC offers 37 routine and specialty parameters, available as singly selected tests or fully customizable panels, in a single system. With Carysta HVC, practices will also be able to run multiple patient samples simultaneously with minimal sample volumes.

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Marketed By: Dechra

This dermatologic supplement provides allergic dogs with a concentrated source of PEA—a naturally occurring lipid compound that supports skin health. This hypoallergenic formula, which contains no wheat, beef, or chicken, can be added to a canine dermatology treatment protocol to help maintain the health of the dog’s skin.

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