Akkermansia muciniphila helps maintain the protective mucin barrier in the GI tract, and may have potential as a therapeutic probiotic.
A novel virus from the same family as hepatitis B was isolated from a FIV+ cat with concurrent lymphoma. This is the first report of such an infection in a carnivorous or companion animal species.
Dogs and cats with benign esophageal strictures responded well to this novel approach, utilizing indwelling dilatation tubes with inflations performed at home by clients.
A proof-of-concept study used an autologous canine skin substitute to treat large wounds on two patients. Read more about this area of research.
Recombinant technology could eliminate the need for dog blood and serum for production of the Babesia spp vaccine.
Brachycephalic dogs are more susceptible to heat stroke, but other factors may increase the risk for all breeds of dogs.
Review the the most common urinary adverse effects associated with allopurinol use in the treatment of canine leishmaniasis.
Discover how a bioactive lipid used in one skin study reduced mast cell degranulation, histamine content, and vasodilation.
Are dogs color-blind? One study’s findings support this long-held belief.
From advances in wound care to a better understanding of GDV, explore this selection of topics from the ACVS Surgery Summit.