Have you ever been in the right place, at the right time for the stars to align and give you exactly what you need to make life whole and good? Or have you ever felt like a guardian angel was watching over you? A German shorthaired pointer (GSP) named Cyrus can answer yes to both of these questions. He went from being a nearly blind homeless dog to one that can see and has a new family. And in addition, he helped advance veterinary research.
If you’re the pet parent of a French Bulldog, the UC Davis Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials in California wants to hear from you. Your pet could help all French Bulldogs (present and in the future) by taking part in a study that hopes to identify the genes responsible for causing congenital spinal anomalies in the breed.
Did you know Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the leading cause of death in older cats? Nearly 35% of all cats will develop this condition. The Animal Medical Center of New York is conducting a clinical trial for cats with chronic kidney disease that aims to manage the disease through the use of stem cell therapy. The non-profit veterinary center is looking for candidates to take part.