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Workers unearthed garbage bags full of what is believed to be dog bones that were buried at least two decades ago
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PETERBOROUGH — Veterinarian Jodi Thompson is trying to clear the air following reports of animal remains found buried near her Jackson Creek Veterinarian Services clinic on Parkhill Road.

Dr. Thompson confirmed workers unearthed garbage bags full of what is believed to be dog bones that were buried in at least a six-foot grave in a wooded area...
Donald E. Beebe, DVM, DAVDC, Apex Dog and Cat Dentistry, Englewood, Colorado
Mary L. Berg, RVT, RLATG, VTS (Dentistry), Beyond the Crown Veterinary Education, Lawrence, Kansas

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Stomatitis, more accurately called feline chronic gingivostomatitis, can be challenging for the veterinary team and frustrating for the client. Clinically, stomatitis describes widespread severe oral inflammation (beyond gingivitis and periodontitis) that may also extend into deeper tissue. The exact cause of this...
Katrin Hartmann, Dr. med. vet., Dr. habil., DECVIM-CA, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich

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The decision to treat or euthanize a cat should not be based solely on the presence of retrovirus infection.

Cats infected with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) are susceptible to the same diseases that occur in cats free of retrovirus infection, and many clinical signs found on examination may not be related to retrovirus infection....
Mary Dell Deweese, DVM, Animal Medical Center, New York, New York
Karen M. Tobias, DVM, MS, DACVS, University of Tennessee

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THE CASE
A 6-year-old castrated boxer is presented ≈24 hours after consuming a 3-lb pork roast and the glass top of a slow cooker. The owners report an episode of vomiting followed by an episode of diarrhea. The patient has a normal energy level with a mildly reduced appetite.

On digital rectal examination, there are...
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Leading veterinary group VetPartners has grown by three more practices since acquiring competitor AussiePaws in May, according to a statement released by the company. VetPartners acquired one practice in Queensland in May, and two in NSW in June.


Two more NSW practices are confirmed for settlement in the coming weeks, which will give VetPartners a total of 44 practices by the end of July and an annual turnover in excess...
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Holstein dairy cows are in a naturally ventilated barn. The cows are in a losse-housing barn type. The bedding is made out of wheat straw. Credit: Adeline Bougouin

Ammonia gas packs quite the smelly punch. In small doses, it's what makes smelling salts so effective. But high levels of ammonia can be a health hazard and a pollutant.

Dairy farms are one of the major sources of ammonia emissions. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimated that dairy farms contributed more than 20% of the ammonia...
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The AVA is hosting a veterinary practice management conference in Sydney starting 1 July. Bringing together 100 practice owners, managers and principals, the conference will cover the changes in the veterinary business landscape over the last 10 years.


Speakers will explore the move from stand-alone practices to franchise groups and ASX-listed veterinary companies. Seminars will feature practice...
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A COLOURED TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROGRAPH OF THE HENDRA VIRUS.

Queensland Health has conducted a successful early phase clinical trial of monoclonal antibody against the Hendra virus in humans.
Dr Jeanette Young, Queensland Health’s chief medical officer, told The Courier Mail that all 40 participants of the year-long trial were well...
A book written by a Southampton vet on the importance of bone health is a finalist in the non-fiction category of The People’s Book Prize, a national competition aimed at showcasing new write...

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Dechra Veterinary Products have launched two new initiatives to improve dispensing in veterinary practices across the UK and Ireland. It has introduced a new online range of pack...

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