The Role of Pollution in Canine Cancer February 7, 2022
Data suggest that air and water pollution influence the development of bladder cancer and lymphoma in dogs.
Lipid Profiles to Diagnose Atopy January 18, 2022
Fat levels in blood and skin may be helpful to diagnose atopy in dogs.
Genetics of Border Collie Collapse January 14, 2022
Border Collie Collapse is a moderately to highly heritable, complex disease that is influenced by many genetic mutations and environmental factors.
Better Testing for Acute Pancreatitis in Dogs December 16, 2021
Investigators are exploring ways to more accurately predict the prognosis for dogs with acute pancreatitis.
Bone Cancer is Highly Heritable in Irish Wolfhounds December 1, 2021
Bone cancer is highly heritable in the Irish Wolfhound. Research is underway to identify the specific mutations that influence its development in this breed.
Exploring New Treatments for Bone Cancer November 15, 2021
Histotripsy shows promise as a non-invasive treatment method for canine osteosarcoma.
Exploring New Tools for Degenerative Myelopathy Diagnosis November 8, 2021
Investigators at the University of Missouri explored ways to diagnose and monitor the progression of degenerative myelopathy that are repeatable and less invasive than current diagnostic tests.
Refining the Genetic Mutations That Cause SLO in Bearded Collies October 11, 2021
Investigators have refined our knowledge of genetic mutations associated with immune system function that predict the development of symmetrical lupoid onychodystrophy (SLO) in the Bearded Collie.
The Future of Vector-Borne Disease Testing September 20, 2021
Next generation sequencing (NGS) may revolutionize vector-borne disease testing in veterinary medicine since it can rapidly detect the relative amounts of infectious organism DNA in dog blood samples.
Promising Drug Treatment for Brain Tumors September 10, 2021
A novel drug that activates programmed cell death in many cancer cells was well tolerated in dogs and may be effective against meningioma – cancer of the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
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