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Liquid biopsy aids in early cancer diagnosis, study shows
Liquid biopsy aids in early cancer diagnosis, study shows
Molecular diagnostics company, PetDx, has published the results of a clinical validation study for its proprietary multi-cancer early detection (MCED) product for dogs that uses next-generation sequencing (NGS) of blood-derived DNA.
Health data of short-muzzled breeds helps inform personalized care
 
Health data of short‑muzzled breeds helps inform personalized care
The Nationwide Pet Health Analytics and Insights Team has analyzed the data of more than 50,000 brachycephalic dogs from its canine database, revealing insights into diseases representing increased risks for the breed.
Genome database project aims to advance preventive pet care
 
Genome database project aims to advance preventive pet care
Mars Petcare and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard creates an open-access database, where genomes from 10,000 dogs and 10,000 cats are enrolled and will be sequenced in the next 10 years to help build individualized pet care solutions.
Pour-on NSAID for mastitis-induced fever in cattle OKed by FDA
 
Pour-on NSAID for mastitis-induced fever in cattle OKed by FDA
The recently FDA-approved expanded indication for Banamine Transdermal (flunixin transdermal solution) allows for the control of pyrexia in cattle due to acute mastitis. The prescription comes with a milk withhold of 48 hours.
Advocate for dental health all year long
 
Advocate for dental health all year long
As the Pet Dental Health Month ends, clients may brush off prioritizing their pet’s oral health needs. Author Marshall Beggs, DVM, shares tips on how you can encourage them to act on dental diseases in place of waiting. First step: sharing a detailed update on the pet’s dental health with owners to assist in decision-making.
Sign up for the PetDesk Demo-Cast!
 
Sign up for the PetDesk Demo-Cast!
As big box retailers enter the veterinary care space, there is an increasing trend for clients to perceive pet care as cheap and interchangeable commodities; everything it should not be. Find out how you can fight against these new players in ‘The Fight Against Big Box Retailers: What Every Clinic Should Know’ demo-cast on March 15.
Pet Poison Hazards Infographic
 
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Pet Poison Hazards Infographic
Just in time for Pet Poison Prevention Awareness month, here is a downloadable infographic for your clinic and clients. This handy guide also provides signs that indicate possible poisoning, as well as a reminder for clients to enter the contact info for an emergency clinic in their phone now, before they need it.
Critical Care CE credits for FREE with VPN Plus+
 
Critical Care CE credits for FREE with VPN Plus+
This is no drill! Learn critical aspects of ER veterinary triage, emergency stabilizations for general practitioners and more at the upcoming VetCE Virtual event on March 11 for FREE. Buy an annual VPN Plus+ membership to get a free pass to the virtual event. Sign up today!
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