Veterinary medicine

In this March 15, 2019, photo Dr. Lindsey Bullen pets Benko, a golden retriever with weight issues, during a visit at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital in Cary, N.C.
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April 03, 2019 - 10:25 am
DETROIT (AP) — Kibbles for Fido? Nope. These days he's getting diced chicken with sweet potatoes and spinach. U.S. pet owners are increasingly feeding fresh food to their dogs and cats. Some order pre-proportioned meals of meat and vegetables or frozen raw meat online. Others find them in...
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Researchers at a Canadian University successfully removed a large cancer tumor from a dog's head and replaced the piece of removed skull with a 3-D printed plate.
Michelle Oblak
September 25, 2018 - 9:20 pm
By Spencer Parlier and Amanda Jackson (CNN) -- A 9-year-old dog has a new skull and a cancer-free life because of 3D printing. Patches, the cancer-stricken dachshund, is feeling better thanks to researchers at a Canadian university. Dr. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical oncologist with the...
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FDA warns of pet owners using animals to get opioids
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August 16, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) -- The US Food and Drug Administration has raised alarm about one way people might access opioids to misuse and abuse: their pets. As America's opioid epidemic rages, some pet owners could be stealing pain medications intended for their furry friends, according to a...
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