veterinary medicine
Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab
Animals Start New Lives After Time in the Lab
Ashley Yeager | Mar 16, 2018
Scientists and others have been opening their homes to research animals after the studies conclude, with legislation in some states now mandating adoption.
Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies
Pet Meds Adapted from Human Therapies
Jenny Rood | Oct 1, 2016
Companies focused on developing treatments for dogs, cats, and horses are bringing a diverse array of products to the pet medicine market.
Illegal Animal Meds Persist in India
Illegal Animal Meds Persist in India
Kerry Grens | Oct 13, 2014
Use of a veterinary painkiller, banned in several countries because of its lethal effects on scavenging birds, has declined, but cow carcasses still test positive.
Sea Otter’s Scourge
Sea Otter’s Scourge
Nsikan Akpan | May 1, 2014
A hidden toxin stalks marine mammals off the coast of California and kills dogs and cats farther inland.
Dog’s Worst Friend
Dog’s Worst Friend
Nsikan Akpan | May 1, 2014
US dogs face a deadly threat from algae-spawned toxins lurking in lakes, but there may be an antidote.
When Vaccines Turn Vicious
Ruth Williams | Jul 12, 2012
Weakened viruses used in vaccines can swap genes and produce disease-causing strains.