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Going corporate but maintaining personality

December 9, 2011 MAF

Denver clinic keeps its local flavor

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Selected Publications Resulting from Morris Animal Foundation–funded Research

December 1, 2011 MAF

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Study Findings Will Help Veterinarians Prescribe Pain Medication for Bearded Dragons

October 25, 2011 MAF

Veterinarians are aware of the need to manage pain in their reptile patients, but little research has been conducted on this subject.

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New Science Tackles Antibiotic Resistance and Much More

September 30, 2011 MAF

Have you ever wondered why your doctor insists that you finish your prescription of antibiotics? With all the fuss that we hear in the media about antibiotics becoming less effective and overused, one might assume that quitting your antibiotics when you feel better, instead of taking the whole course, would be better for our bodies. Not so—for us or for our pets. In fact, the opposite is true, and antibiotics are becoming less effective precisely because people don’t take their full prescriptions or make certain their pets complete their medications.

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Changing the way dogs are bred

August 26, 2011 MAF

When a dog develops blindness, the condition can be devastating for both the animal and its human companion. Almost all breeds of dogs can be affected by degenerative eye disease. Fortunately, researchers have a new understanding of the genetic causes and have developed tools to help breeders identify at-risk dogs. As a result the number of dogs affected has been greatly reduced.

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Swimming in dark waters

August 23, 2011 MAF

On any given day you can be sure that there are at least a dozen people lined up to see two of the best attractions at any zoo: the sea otters and sea lions. Kids run back and forth in front of the animals’ glass enclosures to encourage the hopelessly cute animals to follow them.

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Developing DNA tests to diagnose cancer in cats

August 19, 2011

Every year, thousands of cats develop tumors that appear to be linked to routine vaccination and other injections. These injection site–associated sarcomas (ISASs) are typically more aggressive than sarcomas that occur spontaneously. In addition, ISASs often require more intensive treatment and show a higher risk of recurrence after surgical removal. For these reasons, accurate diagnosis of the tumor subtype can significantly affect the outcome for sarcoma patients.

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Peering into the future

August 19, 2011

The answer is in the genes

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2010 MAF Veterinary Student Scholar Receives the Earnest A. Hooton Prize for Best Student Poster

April 22, 2011 MAF

The 80th annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists was recently held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 12-16, 2011. Read more.




Symposium during the Western Veterinary Conference

February 14, 2011 MAF

"Research that Impacts Your Practice" will provide new information recently generated from Morris Animal Foundation–funded companion animal health research studies. Our goal is to provide attendees with highly relevant information they can implement in their practice Read more.




Western University of Health Sciences kicks off summer research!

May 27, 2010 MAF

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences kicked off their summer research program last week. Students participating in the summer research program at Western have received grants from the university and Merck Merial, in addition to the Veterinary Student Scholars Program here at Morris Animal Foundation. Read more.




Article on VSS Student Ana Iris Mota Torres from Veracruz, Mexico

February 4, 2010 MAF

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VSS at the Eukanuba World Dog Challenge!

December 7, 2009 MAF

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Veterinary Technician Pursues Interest in Veterinary Neurology

November 5, 2009 MAF

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Firehouse Animal Health Centers Celebrates Human-Animal Bond

October 30, 2009 MAF

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Fellowships Address Critical Shortage of Veterinary Researchers

August 31, 2009 MAF

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