Sneak peek: Scotland welcomes first standing CT and MRI scanner, and other veterinary news


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Check out what you can find this week on

  • The University of Edinburgh’s Dick Vet Equine Hospital announced it has received a new standing CT and MRI scanner, making this hospital the first in Scotland to offer this to its patients.
  • Two studies conducted by researchers at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph found that most owners whose dogs and cats are overweight are likely to help them lose weight when they are educated by their veterinarian about the potential impact of obesity of the pet’s life expectancy.
  • On this week’s episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Celine Leheurteux, DVM, chief executive officer of EUTHABAG, joined host Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, to discuss responsible home burial and pentobarbital hazard to provide insight on a veterinarian’s liability.
  • In his latest installment of The Dilemma, Marc Rosenberg, VMD, weighs in on the options that could potentially lead to practice ownership as a way to make the best choice.
  • Lanie, an English silver Labrador retriever, was recently diagnosed with 3 autoimmune diseases, a rare occurrence in canine patients. Learn more about her journey and how the team at Texas A&M helped diagnosing her with a third autoimmune disease.
  • And more!
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