Top 5 Articles for August 2018

September 4, 2018
American Veterinarian Editorial Staff

Did you miss any important veterinary medicine news last month? These were the 5 most popular articles from August.

5. Cannabinoid Animal Drug Advances to Next Phase of Development

Results from a pharmacokinetic and safety study of the first cannabinoid-based pain medication have been positive, and the next phase of the study is set to begin.

4. FDA Answers Questions About Possible Link Between Diet and Heart Disease in Dogs

The FDA continues to investigate the possible link between grain-free diets and heart disease in dogs. In the meantime, the agency has provided answers to some

3. UPDATE: New Feline Heartworm Preventive Now Available

Centragard, which prevents infection with heartworms, roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms in cats and kittens, is now available.

2. Current Options for Managing Canine Osteoarthritis

A host of effective modalities are available for alleviating discomfort and improving mobility in dogs with degenerative joint disease.

1. Pfizer Suspends Delivery of Injectable Opioids to Veterinary Customers

The company does not anticipate that it will resume sales of injectable opioids to the veterinary market until mid-2019.