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After four dogs presented with clinical signs of hyperthyroidism, two dog food companies have recalled specific lots of canned dog food due to elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone.
Police are warning dog owners about risk of parvovirus due to an infected stray dog at a local Lake Forest Park dog park.
Vector-borne diseases are more common in the spring, and this year is slated to be no exception. With both National Heartworm Awareness Month and Prevention of Lyme Disease in Dogs Month being observed in April, now is the time to prepare. Use these tips to get your practice ready for the season.
The phrase “artificial intelligence” is everywhere these days. But do you know what it means? And did you know that artificial intelligence is alive and well in many veterinary practices, helping you make more confident and accurate medical decisions?
The IDEXX Microbiology Service uses innovative technologies that complement traditional laboratory bench methods to solve microbiology puzzles for IDEXX Reference Laboratories customers. Automated analyzers deliver accurate results quickly, hours or days faster than manual methods, saving valuable time. The proper antimicrobial treatments can begin as soon as possible, reducing illness and limiting the spread of infection, possibly even saving lives. Specialized veterinary testing and rapid reporting of microbiology results benefit patients—through better care, they likely have better outcomes.