THE PACK HAS EXPANDED!

  NEDERLANDSE KOOIKERHONDJE AND GRAND BASSET GRIFFON VENDEEN GAIN FULL AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB RECOGNITION The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Nederlandse Kooikerhondje...

Why Are European Dogs So Well Behaved?

RECENTLY, I VISITED AMERICAN FRIENDS IN the UK who had moved from Dallas to London’s Kensington South. Since relocating, they had adopted a cat and were considering getting a puppy. However, after reviewing their previous dog experiences, they realized that the dogs...

USDA Grants Canine Osteosarcoma Vaccine With Conditional License

By American Veterinarian Editorial Staff Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone tumor in dogs, but a new vaccine is striving to change that narrative. Aratana Therapeutics, a company focused on innovative therapeutics for dogs and cats, announced that their...

Canadian Kennel Club Reserve Best In Show

Effective January 1, 2018, Top Dogs points will be awarded to the Reserve Best in Show at Conformation Events. Reserve Best in Show Top Dog points earned will be the total number of dogs minus the number of dogs defeated in the group from which the Best in Show winner...

What’s up with Canine Leptospirosis?

J. Scott Weese, DVM, DACVIM As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, this seems to have been a bad year for leptospirosis in dogs in various areas. In at least a few locations in Ontario, we are seeing a very high rate of disease, well beyond what we’ve seen before. I...