Clinical and epidemiologic features of SARS-CoV-2 in companion animals

In a recent study posted to the Research Square* preprint server, researchers explored the clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in dogs and cats. Numerous beneficial effects of pet ownership, including benefits to mental health, have been scientifically established. Companion animals account for 60% of all animals reported to World Organization for … Read more

Central Queensland vet Brian Joseph Canty banned from practicing, found guilty of misconduct

Karleigh Banks considers her dogs her family, so much so she has tattoos of their paw prints on her arm. Key points: The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal revoked Brian Joseph Canty’s veterinary registration this year after he was found guilty of professional misconduct for his treatment of a dog in 2017 Karleigh Banks says … Read more

Michigan Animal Rescue League / PLY+

Michigan Animal Rescue League / PLY+ © Jason Keen + Co + 23 Share Share Facebook Twitter Email pinterest WhatsApp Gold © Jason Keen + Co Text description provided by the architects. The building design for the Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) embodies a core goal of achieving a “different breed of shelter” to … Read more

A collaboration for the benefit of both humans and animals

Aug 12 2022 Dr Tracey King CSci, MRSB – Research and Outreach Manager, Humanimal Trust: One Medicine is described as many different things by many different people. The UK charity that drives One Medicine – Humanimal Trust – defines it as collaboration between vets, doctors and researchers so that all humans and animals benefit from … Read more

Investigating an effective linear deoxyribonucleic acid COVID-19 vaccine option for domestic cats

In a recent article posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, investigators studied a linear deoxyribonucleic acid (linDNA) severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine option in felines. Study: A linear DNA vaccine candidate encoding the SARS-CoV-2 Receptor Binding Domain elicits protective immunity in domestic cats. Image Credit: Karrrtinki/Shutterstock Background SARS-CoV-2, the Coronavirus disease 2019 … Read more

Endless pawsibilites: ThePetNest—an online pet care marketplace- The New Indian Express

Express News Service With an engineering degree and experience in marketing, Noida-resident Chandrakant Yadav transitioned to entrepreneurship in 2019 by launching ThePetNest—an online pet care marketplace that provides pet care services such as grooming and veterinary facilities along with pet products. The decision to foray into the pet care industry stemmed from the demise of … Read more

Study finds low-risk of spillover SARS-CoV-2 infection from domestic cats

Zoonotic origin of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) predisposes to a probability of cross-infection pathways between humans and animals. Reports suggest a high susceptibility of domestic cats to SARS-CoV-2 infection and transmission. Clinical signs of SARS-CoV-2 infection, high viral loads, and potential viral shedding have been detected in domestic cats. Although cats tend … Read more