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Category: Animal Health

African Swine Fever (ASF) Action Week

The Dominican Republic will slaughter tens of thousands of pigs after detecting outbreaks of African Swine Fever in 14 of the country’s 32 provinces...

August 27, 2021

West Nile Virus is waking up again

Mosquito pools in the Tri-Cities and Walla Walla area have been showing up with positive results for West Nile virus (WNV) and Washington now...

August 20, 2021

Help keep African Swine Fever out of the United States

African Swine Fever (ASF) has recently been reported in the Dominican Republic and Germany. Veterinary professionals play a crucial role in keeping ASF out of the U.S....

August 13, 2021

Conserving pentobarbital in times of shortage

As a means to address the current shortage of pentobarbital euthanasia solutions and extend available supplies, veterinarians might consider combining the use of pentobarbital-containing...

June 18, 2021

Vesicular Disease in Livestock

Vesicular diseases are clinically indistinguishable. All vesicular diseases can produce vesicles progressing to erosions in the mouth, nares, muzzle, teats, and feet of livestock....

June 18, 2021

Antimicrobial resistance and stewardship initiative: Enrollment open for small animal clinics and hospitals

The University of Minnesota (UMN) is recruiting U.S. small animal general and referral practices to participate in a 2021 national point-prevalence survey (PPS) to gather data...

May 27, 2021

WSU’s new WADDL facility advances animal and human health

Washington State University celebrated the opening of the new Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) Thursday, May 13, marking the next era in diagnostic...

Canine companions still needed for Dog Aging Project research

Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for local and regional canine participants to be part of the Dog Aging Project, a...

April 23, 2021

New treatment helps paralyzed dog walk again

The doorbell rings, shattering a moment of rare silence in a home enlivened by two young boys and a pair of hunting dogs. Mater,...

March 19, 2021