Gastrointestinal stromal tumour and hypoglycemia in a Fjord pony: Case report

This case indicates that a gastrointestinal stromal tumour may cause hypoglycemia also in the horse.

The impact of elbow and knee joint lesions on abnormal gait and posture of sows

Joint lesions occur widespread in the Danish sow population and they are the most frequent cause for euthanasia.

Calcification of intervertebral discs in the dachshund: a radiographic and histopathologic study of 20 dogs

The purpose of the study was to compare radiographic and histopathologic findings with regard to number and extent of calcified discs in the dachshund.

Europe develops new technologies to boost health of livestock

A range of new technologies including genetic modification (GM) and RNA Interference are being deployed to improve the health of farm animals in a series of European and global initiatives

Bird flu study highlights need to vaccinate flocks effectively

Incomplete vaccination of poultry flocks could make the spread of deadly strains of avian flu such as H5N1 worse

Chips could speed up detection of livestock viruses

Some of the worst threats to farm workers and farm animals such as bird flu, foot-and-mouth disease and other emerging viruses could soon be quickly identified by using a simple screening chip developed by

In-shell vaccine for chick disease

Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) causes losses of £23.6M a year to the UK poultry industry but scientists are now developing a new way to vaccinate chicks against the disease

Scientists discover a genetic switch that links animal growth and cancer

The researchers have discovered that a genetic switch involved in growth and development of an animal is the same one used to prevent normal cells from becoming cancerous.

Ebola virus a threat to great ape populations

The Ebola virus, identified for the first time in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (ex-Zaire), has unleashed several lethal epidemics in Central Africa.

Scripps scientists studying sepsis in mice find potential drug targets for deadly disease

The authors have identified a key connection of signaling pathways in the cascade of events leading to sepsis.

Joint axes of rotation and body segment parameters of pig limbs

To enable a quantification of net joint moments and joint reaction forces, indicators of joint loading, this study aimed to locate the mediolateral joint axes of rotation and establish the body segment parameters of the limbs of pigs

Retrospective review and systematic study of mammary tumors in dogs and characteristics of the extracellular matrix

The aim of the present study was to perform a retrospective review, from 1932 to 1999, in order to establish the number of cases of mammary tumors in dogs

Clinical and pathological study of an outbreak of obstructive urolithiasis in feedlot cattle in southern Brazil

The epidemiology, clinical picture and pathology of an outbreak of urolithiasis in cattle in southern Brazil are described.

Ebola virus: from wildlife to dogs

During the latest epidemics in Gabon and the Republic of Congo, there were many cases where dogs had eaten remains of dead animals infected with the virus

Britain outlines strategy to deal with animal diseases

The British authorities outlined Monday the integrated, risk based strategy to deal with the current disease situation with both Bluetongue disease and Foot and Mouth Disease

Canine Cancer Vaccine Program Shows Early Promise

The vaccine being used now has undergone a few modifications designed to increase its anti-cancer activity.

Contagious Cancer In Dogs Confirmed; Origins Traced To Wolves Centuries Ago

A type of cancer that affects dogs throughout the world is in fact a sexually transmitted disease that originated from a single source

Poaching, Logging, And Outbreaks Of Ebola Threaten Central African Gorillas And Chimpanzees

A combination of natural and man-madethreats is killing gorillas and chimpanzees in Central Africa

Scientists Work To Prevent Recent Ebola Outbreak From Decimating Gorillas And Chimps

The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is working to prevent the recent Ebola virus outbreak from decimating wild populations of gorillas, chimpanzees and other wildlife in Gabon and neighboring Congo.

Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses

All recent Ebola virus outbreaks in humans in forests between Gabon and the Republic of Congo were the result of handling infected wild animal carcasses