We’ve collected a selection of press releases and updates from our partners and colleagues in the veterinary industry. Clicking on these links will take you to the organization’s website or open a press release in a new window.
Antech Releases New Ringworm Panel
Antech Diagnostics, part of Mars Veterinary Health, announced the availability of its DNA-based test for the most common fungal organisms causing ringworm in dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and small rodents. Antech also offers confirmatory culture using the same sample. Available immediately, the ringworm PCR test offers high sensitivity and specificity as well as rapid turnaround.
Royal Canin Partners with WSAVA Global Nutrition Committee
Royal Canin is supporting the GNC’s efforts to educate pet owners about animal nutrition. The GNC offers a Toolkit of resources for veterinary teams and promotes the importance of performing a nutritional assessment at every vet visit.
Zoetis Encourages Discussion of Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats
Zoetis is sponsoring the IVAPM’s Animal Pain Awareness Month to inspire pet owners to become educated about osteoarthritis, so they may recognize the signs of OA in their pets and assess treatment options with their veterinarians.
Boehringer Ingelheim Introduces Once-Daily Dosing for Diabetic Dogs with PROZINC
PROZINC is FDA-approved to reduce hyperglycemia and hyperglycemia-associated clinical signs in dogs, offering an extended duration of action, consistent glycemic control, demonstrated improvement in clinical signs, and rigorously tested efficacy.
Zoetis Celebrates Itchy Pet Awareness Month
Zoetis launches its second annual campaign to encourage pet owners and clinicians to engage in conversation about skin allergies. Clinicians can download an Itchy Pet Awareness Month toolkit to promote the importance of skin health in their clinic.
DSM Surveys 500 Dog & Cat Owners on Importance of Pet Nutrition
Nearly three-fourths of pet owner respondents believe that now, more than ever, immunity is increasingly important, and the pet food they purchase plays a key role in ensuring pets have the right vitamins and minerals to protect them.
WSAVA Announces Zoetis as New Partner Supporting Efforts to Improve Global Pain Management
Animal health company Zoetis has joined with the World Small Animal Veterinary Association to support its Global Pain Council, a specialist group of global veterinarians with expertise in companion animal pain management.
drip.vet Online Course Approved in All 18 States That Mandate Controlled-Substance CE for Veterinarians
Opioid 411, drip.vet’s online course on controlled substances, has been approved to fulfill legal requirements in all 18 states that mandate ongoing opioid continuing education for veterinarians’ license renewals.
CUBEX LLC Automates Prescription Monitoring Program Submission Process for Veterinarians
CUBEX, LLC, provider of pharmacy and supply management technology to the animal health market, announced the introduction of CubexPMP, unique software that automates the Prescription Monitoring Program recording and submission process for veterinarians; saving time, improving accuracy and reducing risk.