Ep 70: Matt Gurney on the use of anti-nerve growth factor drugs in OA management

Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a key player in osteoarthritis (OA) pain transmission and, as a result, anti-NGF drugs (monoclonal antibodies bedinvetmab for dogs and frunevetmab for cats) represent a novel therapeutic target for OA. In this episode, Congress Times editor Tom Jackson speaks to Matt Gurney of Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists about his early … Read more

Fish on drugs: cocktail of medications is ‘contaminating ocean food chain’ | fold

Nicknamed “gray ghosts” for their lustrous silver scales, remarkable stealth and speed, bonefish can swim at up to 40mph. This species, protected by catch-and-release laws in the US, is revered by anglers around the world, many of whom visit Florida to seek the elusive fish. But evidence points to a steep drop in bonefish numbers … Read more

Pet owners turning to ‘black market’ drugs

Cash-strapped pet owners are increasingly turning to the black market to illegally source veterinary treatments. The VMD has confirmed it has seen an increase in “illegal sourcing of veterinary medicines”, while vets have spoken out about clients rejecting their recommended treatments because they can source similar options online. The BVA is concerned by reports owners … Read more

K9 Keisa Removes Over 500 Pounds Of Illegal Drugs From The Streets

K9 Keisa with the Los Angeles Police Department is on a roll! LAPD officer Lillian Carranza announced on Twitter that the pup and her handler, Anthony Lopez, have already removed 500 pounds of “poison” from the streets in the first quarter of 2022. That includes illegal substances like methamphetamine and heroin. By removing these drugs … Read more