Promising new splint design would ‘return power to vets’

Splint materials commonly used in the treatment of humans could now provide better care with fewer side effects for dogs, a new report has suggested. Further studies of the UPETS system are now being planned following encouraging results from a small-scale project involving animals treated at three clinics in Norway. The system was launched earlier … Read more

The power of cytology: regional lymphadenomegaly in a dog

An eight-year-old female Labrador retriever was presented to the veterinarian for rapid onset unilateral facial swelling. The dog had a history of a small (1cm × 1cm) cutaneous lesion on the lip present for the past six months. As part of the initial diagnostic workup, the veterinarian performed a fine needle aspirate of the lip … Read more

Wind energy company pleads guilty to killing at least 150 eagles | Wind power

An American wind energy company that pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges after at least 150 eagles were killed, most hacked by turbine blades, has agreed to spend as much as $ 27m on efforts to prevent more deaths. ESI Energy, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, one of the largest US providers of renewable energy, … Read more