FDA asks pet food industry for DCM related information

FDA asks pet food industry for DCM related information

By Debbie Phillips-Donaldson on February 14, 2019 FDA needs pet food producers to report on any changes in ingredients, processing or formulation. In its ongoing investigation into atypical cases of Canine Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) possibly related to grain-free...
Newcastle disease hits third commercial poultry flock

Newcastle disease hits third commercial poultry flock

By Roy Graber  on January 10, 2.019 California has had its third case of virulent Newcastle disease (vND) in a commercial poultry flock, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed on January 10. According to a press...
Distemper in Dogs

Distemper in Dogs

By Catherine Ashe, DVM – February 20, 2.019 A few decades ago, this lethal virus was responsible for thousands of dog deaths annually. Its easy to prevent with timely vaccination, but treatment remains a challenge. Canine distemper virus (CDV) was once a common...
Newcastle Disease Virus in United States

Newcastle Disease Virus in United States

The US Department of Agriculture confirms the presence of avian disease in the state of Utah, which would be related to the previous outbreaks reported in California. The virulent Newcastle disease (vND) continues to spread throughout the United States. US authorities...