The U.S. health regulator on January 13 approved Zoetis Inc,’s once-a-month injection to treat pain in cats with osteoarthritis, a common but difficult-to-diagnose condition that affects the joints in older cats.

Talkatoo, creators of the easy-to-use, efficient and platform-agnostic dictation software for animal health professionals, announced the closing of a new, oversubscribed round of funding led by Klick Ventures.

“You are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop it.” This is the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) tweeted advice to Americans seeking out alternative, unapproved treatments for Covid-19.

Research published in Trends in Genetics by Dr. Leslie Lyons, Gilbreath-McLorn endowed professor of comparative medicine at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, could be instrumental to the development of personalized therapeutics for both two-legged and four-legged patients.

For many people, cats are cuddly and curious companions, but for at least 10 percent of adults they mean itchy skin, watering eyes and sneezing. This is primarily due to a protein called Fel d 1, and scientists are using a variety of approaches to try to change it. 

If you think you have Covid-19, it might be best to stay away from your pets, says the author of a Dutch study that found a surprising number of dogs and cats may be getting infected.

Nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo – four orangutans and five bonobos – made veterinary history in recent weeks as the world’s first non-human primates known to be vaccinated against Covid-19, zoo officials said.

As many as eight gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park were presumed to have contracted Covid-19 from a human handler after one of the animals tested positive, marking the first known transmission of the virus to apes, zoo officials said.

Boehringer Ingelheim’s Animal Health USA division will reimburse $379,089 in back pay and interest to 75 female employees to resolve alleged wage discrimination at the company’s St. Joseph, Missouri, facility.

Merck is spinning off products from the company’s Women’s Health, Legacy Brands and Biosimilars businesses.